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Wheat Dec '19 (ZWZ19)

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Wheat Futures Market News and Commentary

Wheat Market News and Commentary

Wheat futures came back from morning weakness but still closed mostly lower. The CHI futures were 2 to 4 cents lower. KC held up better, UNCH to lower. MPLS spring wheat was down 1 to 4 1/4, with selling concentrated in nearby May. The range of estimates for old crop wheat export sales in the week of April 11 had been 200,000-400,000 MT. USDA confirmed 317,700 MTs were sold that week. Analysts also expected to see 150,000-300,000 MT for new crop bookings. The weekly Export Sales report showed 227,800 MT sold for 2019/20 delivery, also within expectations. May 19 CBOT Wheat closed at $4.44 1/4, down 2 3/4 cents, May 19 KCBT Wheat closed at $4.20, down 1/2 cent, May 19 MGEX Wheat closed at $5.23 1/4, down 4 1/4 cents --Provided by Brugler Marketing & Management

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
$1,485/1,350
First Notice Date
11/29/19 (222 days)
Expiration Date
12/13/19 (236 days)

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Wheat Dec '19
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Dec Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Apr 16, 2019

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Commercials - Long / Short
171,694 (+4,075)
123,083 (-10,731)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
135,037 (+1,342)
176,587 (+16,626)
Producers - Long / Short
75,901 (+5,483)
88,138 (-10,041)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
67,376 (+417)
6,528 (+1,135)
Managed Money - Long / Short
78,690 (-336)
148,660 (+12,676)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
56,347 (+1,678)
27,927 (+3,950)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
467-4 +0.75%
on 04/18/19
504-6 -6.69%
on 03/26/19
-15-6 (-3.24%)
since 03/18/19
3-Month
459-4 +2.50%
on 03/11/19
560-6 -16.01%
on 01/24/19
-79-0 (-14.36%)
since 01/18/19
52-Week
459-4 +2.50%
on 03/11/19
634-4 -25.77%
on 08/07/18
-110-6 (-19.04%)
since 04/18/18

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Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 96% Sell with a Strongest short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

Longer term, the trend strength is Maximum. Long term indicators fully support a continuation of the trend.

The market is in highly oversold territory. Beware of a trend reversal.

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 479-3
1st Resistance Point 475-1
Last Price 471-0s
1st Support Level 467-1
2nd Support Level 463-3

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52-Week High 634-4
Fibonacci 61.8% 567-5
Fibonacci 50% 547-0
Fibonacci 38.2% 526-3
Last Price 471-0s
52-Week Low 459-4

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