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Wheat Dec '21 (ZWZ21)

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Wheat Futures Market News and Commentary

Wheat Trading Higher in All Three Markets This Morning

Overnight wheat trades have all three US markets higher by 2 to 6 cents. Winter wheat futures went home on Tuesday with losses, though of less than a penny. For SRW the board was 1/4 cent lower at the bell, with a 1/2 cent gain in July ’22’s new crop. HRW futures were down by 1/4 to 3/4 cents on the day. Spring wheat prices added 2 3/4 to 6 1/2 cents to their up-swing. December got to within 3 1/4 cents of a new LOC high during the session. 

IHS Markit estimated the 2022 spring wheat area for the US will be 12.7m acres. That would be up from 11.4 million this season. Their winter wheat estimate is 34.153m for a 505,000 acre boost. 

Ukraine’s Ag Ministry reported winter wheat planting at 75% of expected area through 10/18. 

Dec 21 CBOT Wheat  closed at $7.36, down 1/4 cent, up 5 ¾ this morning

Cash SRW Wheat  was $6.85 8/9 yesterday, down 1/8 cent,

Dec 21 KCBT Wheat  closed at $7.48 1/4, down 3/4 cent, up 2 ½ this morning

Cash HRW Wheat  was $7.25... 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
$2,282/2,075
First Notice Date
11/30/21 (41 days)
Expiration Date
12/14/21 (55 days)

Seasonal Chart

Wheat Dec '21
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Dec Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Oct 12, 2021

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Commercials - Long / Short
159,131 (+5,189)
146,162 (-4,085)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
94,728 (-1,475)
99,262 (+10,371)
Producers - Long / Short
42,047 (+5,895)
115,798 (-2,501)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
106,818 (-2,052)
20,098 (-2,930)
Managed Money - Long / Short
69,853 (-4,051)
79,833 (+10,510)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
24,875 (+2,576)
19,429 (-139)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
686-0 +8.13%
on 09/21/21
763-4 -2.85%
on 10/04/21
+41-0 (+5.85%)
since 09/20/21
3-Month
675-0 +9.89%
on 07/26/21
786-4 -5.69%
on 08/13/21
+33-0 (+4.66%)
since 07/20/21
52-Week
584-4 +26.90%
on 12/09/20
786-4 -5.69%
on 08/13/21
+116-6 (+18.68%)
since 10/20/20

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Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 752-3
2nd Resistance Point 748-7
1st Resistance Point 742-3
Last Price 742-4
1st Support Level 732-3
2nd Support Level 728-7
3rd Support Level 722-3

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52-Week High 786-4
Last Price 742-4
Fibonacci 61.8% 709-3
Fibonacci 50% 685-4
Fibonacci 38.2% 661-5
52-Week Low 584-4

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