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cmdty Insider - Ag Market Commentary

Fri, Sep 21st, 2018
Cattle Market Commentary

Live cattle futures are mostly 5 to 25 cents higher on Friday. Feeder cattle futures are up 15 to 50 cents at the moment. The CME feeder cattle index on September 19 was up $1.38 at $154.46. Wholesale...

Wheat Market Commentary

Wheat futures are showing losses of 4 to 6 cents in most contracts at midday. Total export commitments for wheat have picked up on last year over the past few weeks but are still lagging by 22%. USDA is...

Soybeans Market Commentary

Soybean futures are currently 4 to 5 cents in the red at midday. Soybean meal is down $4.70/ton, while soy oil is up 29 points. USDA reported a private export sale of 100,000 MT of soy meal to unknown...

Ag Market Commentary

Corn futures are trading 2 to 4 cents higher so far on Friday. A private export sale this morning was shown for 121,700 MT of 18/19 corn to unknown by the USDA. Total corn export commitments through the...

Cotton Market Commentary

Cotton futures are trading 5 to 37 points in the green at midday. As of September 13, weekly export sales data shows upland cotton export commitments 26.9% larger than the same week in 2017. Commitments,...

Corn Market Commentary

Corn futures are trading 2 to 4 cents higher so far on Friday. A private export sale this morning was shown for 121,700 MT of 18/19 corn to unknown by the USDA. Total corn export commitments through the...

Lean Hogs Market Commentary

Lean hog futures are posting 85 cent to $1 losses in the front months on Friday. The CME Lean Hog Index was up $1.45 on September 19 to $57.44. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was 21 cents lower at...

Wheat Market Commentary

Wheat futures are steady to 2 cents per bushel lower this morning. They were UNCH to 2 1/4 cents higher in most contracts on Thursday, with a couple KC and MPLS contracts fractionally lower. Weakness in...

Soybeans Market Commentary

Soybean futures are trading 6 cents lower going into the morning break. They posted gains of 19 to 20 1/4 cents in the front months on Thursday, supported by short covering (preliminary OI down 7,733 contracts)...

Ag Market Commentary

Corn futures are currently 1 cent higher after ending the Thursday session with nearby contracts 6 to 6 3/4 cents higher. Short covering was noted, with preliminary open interest was -2,243 contracts....

Corn Market Commentary

Corn futures are currently 1 cent higher after ending the Thursday session with nearby contracts 6 to 6 3/4 cents higher. Short covering was noted, with preliminary open interest was -2,243 contracts....

Cotton Market Commentary

Cotton futures are trading 23 to 42 points lower this morning. They settled with 11 to 53 point losses on Thursday, despite a sharply lower US dollar index. This morning’s Export Sales report indicated...

Lean Hogs Market Commentary

Lean hog futures closed with the front months up 37.5 cents to $1.25 on Thursday and deferred contracts lower. The CME Lean Hog Index was up $1.41 on September 18 to $55.99. The USDA pork carcass cutout...

Cattle Market Commentary

Live cattle futures ended Thursday with most contracts steady to 65 cents in the red. Feeder cattle futures were down 10 to 60 cents, with nearby Sept up 50 cents. The CME feeder cattle index on September...

Corn Market Commentary

Corn futures ended the Thursday session with nearby contracts 6 to 6 3/4 cents higher. USDA reported a private export sale of 160,020 MT of corn to Mexico for 18/19 delivery through their daily reporting...

Cotton Market Commentary

Cotton futures settled with 11 to 53 point losses on Thursday, despite a sharply lower US dollar index. This morning’s Export Sales report indicated that 97,733 RB of 18/19 upland cotton was sold...

Lean Hogs Market Commentary

Lean hog futures closed with the front months up 37.5 cents to $1.25 on Thursday and deferred contracts lower. The CME Lean Hog Index was up $1.41 on September 18 to $55.99. The USDA pork carcass cutout...

Cattle Market Commentary

Live cattle futures ended Thursday with most contracts steady to 65 cents in the red. Feeder cattle futures were down 10 to 60 cents, with nearby Sept up 50 cents. The CME feeder cattle index on September...

Wheat Market Commentary

Wheat futures saw steady to 2 1/4 cent gains in most contracts on Thursday, with a couple KC and MPLS contracts fractionally lower. Weakness in the US dollar index provided a little support, along with...

Soybeans Market Commentary

Soybean futures posted gains of 19 to 20 1/4 cents in the front months on Thursday, supported by short covering and good export numbers. A Bloomberg report on Thursday showed that China is planning to...

Barchart Morning Call

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