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Wheat Mar '22 (ZWH22)

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Wheat Futures Market News and Commentary

Wheat Closes Mixed on Late Rally

After starting the Friday session double digits in the red, wheat futures rallied into the close. For SRW that left the board 5 1/4 to 6 1/2 cents lower on the day. KC wheat closed 3 1/4 to 6 1/4 cents in the red for the front months. MPLS futures rallied back into the black on the day, ending fractionally to 3 1/2 cents higher. Dec HRS futures traded within a 30 3/4 cent range on Friday. 

USDA’s weekly Export Sales report showed 567,487 MT of wheat was sold during the week of 11/18. That was more than double last week, but still 29% below the same week last year. Japan was the week’s top buyer, with 154k MT of the total. Total wheat commitments were 523.5 mbu as of 11/18. Egypt’s GASC issued an international wheat tender. 

Buenos Aires Grains Exchange reported the Argentine wheat crop at 20.3 MMT in their latest forecast. That is up from 19.8 MMT in their previous forecast – citing better than expected yields. 

Dec 21 CBOT Wheat  closed at $8.30 1/4, down 6 1/2 ce... Read more

Contract Specifications

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Contract
Chicago Soft Red Winter Wheat
Contract Size
5,000 bushels
Tick Size
1/4 cent per bushel ($12.50 per contract)
Trading Hours
7:00p.m. - 7:45a.m. and 8:30a.m. - 1:20p.m. (Settles 1:15p.m.) (Sun-Fri) CST
Exchange
CBOT
Point Value
$50
Margin/Maintenance
$2,062/1,875
First Notice Date
02/28/22 (94 days)
Expiration Date
03/14/22 (108 days)

Seasonal Chart

Wheat Mar '22
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Mar Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Nov 16, 2021

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Commercials - Long / Short
150,055 (+10,766)
178,054 (+25,356)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
132,167 (+14,702)
95,406 (-2,856)
Producers - Long / Short
43,090 (+5,053)
135,782 (+17,992)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
93,233 (+3,925)
28,540 (+5,576)
Managed Money - Long / Short
90,776 (+9,854)
74,529 (-4,667)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
41,391 (+4,848)
20,877 (+1,811)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
758-0 +10.85%
on 10/27/21
874-6 -3.94%
on 11/24/21
+75-0 (+9.80%)
since 10/26/21
3-Month
687-6 +22.17%
on 09/10/21
874-6 -3.94%
on 11/24/21
+89-0 (+11.85%)
since 08/26/21
52-Week
592-0 +41.93%
on 12/09/20
874-6 -3.94%
on 11/24/21
+227-2 (+37.07%)
since 11/25/20

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Barchart Trading Guide

The Barchart Trading Guide is a Buy Signal with a Strong Signal Strength.

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 871-2
2nd Resistance Point 858-2
1st Resistance Point 849-2
Last Price 840-2s
1st Support Level 827-2
2nd Support Level 814-2
3rd Support Level 805-2

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52-Week High 874-6
Last Price 840-2s
Fibonacci 61.8% 766-6
Fibonacci 50% 733-3
Fibonacci 38.2% 700-0
52-Week Low 592-0

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