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Wheat Dec '18 (ZWZ18)

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Wheat Futures Market News and Commentary

Wheat Closes Lower on Thursday

The wheat market gave back more of the gains from earlier this week, closing with losses across the U.S. markets. Soft red wheat ended the day the firmest but still closed with 2 1/2 to 5 1/4 cent losses. HRW and HRS were both lower, further stretching the Chicago premium. KC wheat was 5 1/2 to 6 cents lower with the Chi/KC premium climbing to 86 1/4 cents. MPLS spring wheat futures ended the session 6 to 6 3/4 cents lower with the March SRW/HRS premium to its highest in the term of 30 1/2 cents. The one-day delayed Export Sales report from USDA has traders expecting to see 400-650k MT of wheat bookings for the week ending 02/13. New crop wheat sales are expected between 0-50k MT. USDA pegged 2020 US wheat acreage at 45 million acres at their Ag Outlook forum this morning. Saudi Arabia issued an international wheat tender for 715,00 MT for an April to June delivery.

Mar 20 CBOT Wheat closed at $5.60, down 5 1/4 cents,

Mar 20 KCBT Wheat closed at $4.73... 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
$1,375/1,250
First Notice Date
11/30/18
Expiration Date
12/14/18 (expired)

Seasonal Chart

Wheat Dec '18
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Dec Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Feb 11, 2020

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Commercials - Long / Short
136,237 (-2,061)
156,731 (-11,061)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
157,897 (-1,404)
116,658 (+5,725)
Producers - Long / Short
32,085 (+1,315)
129,941 (-5,515)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
91,660 (+391)
14,298 (-1,779)
Managed Money - Long / Short
132,438 (-1,723)
92,956 (+4,402)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
25,459 (+319)
23,702 (+1,323)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
492-0 +7.27%
on 11/29/18
527-6 unch
on 12/14/18
+24-6 (+4.92%)
since 11/14/18
3-Month
485-4 +8.70%
on 10/25/18
531-2 -0.66%
on 09/24/18
+16-2 (+3.18%)
since 09/14/18
52-Week
471-6 +11.87%
on 12/15/17
613-0 -13.91%
on 08/02/18
+52-2 (+10.99%)
since 12/14/17

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The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 48% Buy with a Strengthening short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.



Long term indicators mostly agree with the trend.

The market is approaching overbought territory. Be watchful of a trend reversal.

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 527-6
1st Resistance Point 527-6
Last Price 527-6s
1st Support Level 527-6
2nd Support Level 527-6

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52-Week High 613-0
Fibonacci 61.8% 559-0
Fibonacci 50% 542-3
Last Price 527-6s
Fibonacci 38.2% 525-6
52-Week Low 471-6

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