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cmdty Insider - Ag Market Commentary

Mon, Oct 22nd, 2018
Ag Market Commentary

Corn futures are trading 1 to 2 cents higher in the nearby contracts on Monday. This morning’s USDA export inspections report indicated that 949,168 MT (metric tonnes) of corn was shipped in the...

Cotton Market Commentary

Cotton futures are posting 157 to 219 point gains in most contracts so far on Monday, with a stronger US dollar being shrugged off. Parts of TX and the Southeast are expected to receive rain over the next...

Corn Market Commentary

Corn futures are trading 1 to 2 cents higher in the nearby contracts on Monday. This morning’s USDA export inspections report indicated that 949,168 MT (metric tonnes) of corn was shipped in the...

Lean Hogs Market Commentary

Lean Hogs are mostly 40 cents to $1.425 higher on Monday. The CME Lean Hog Index was down 54 cents from the previous day @ $67.22 on October 18. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was $1.75 higher @ $80.17...

Cattle Market Commentary

Live cattle futures are showing triple digit gains in most front months, with soon to expire Oct up 37.5 cents following Friday’s friendly COF report. Feeder cattle futures are 85 cents to $2.125...

Wheat Market Commentary

Wheat futures are 7 to 9 cents in the red in the CBT and KC contracts at midday, with MPLS down 1 to 3 cents. A little pressure is being felt from the US dollar index. Export inspections of all wheat totaled...

Soybeans Market Commentary

Soybean futures are mostly 1 to 2 cents in the green at midday. Front month soy meal is down 80 cents/ton, with soy oil 8 points higher. Gains are limited by harvest pressure over the weekend. Monday morning’s...

Ag Market Commentary

Corn futures are currently 3/4 to 1 cent higher per bushel after closing 3 to 4 cents lower on Friday. Nearby Dec was down 1.8% for the week. There was a little harvest pressure, and some garden variety...

Cotton Market Commentary

Cotton futures are trading 71 to 80 points higher this morning. They were steady to 13 points lower on Friday. Thursday’s Cotton on Call report indicated that mills reduced their unfixed call sales...

Corn Market Commentary

Corn futures are currently 3/4 to 1 cent higher per bushel after closing 3 to 4 cents lower on Friday. Nearby Dec was down 1.8% for the week. There was a little harvest pressure, and some garden variety...

Lean Hogs Market Commentary

Dec Lean Hogs were down 70 cents on Friday, with other front months triple digits lower. December fell 6.18% ($3.40) on the week. The CME Lean Hog Index was down 41 cents from the previous day @ $67.76...

Cattle Market Commentary

Live cattle futures ended the Friday session with most contracts 20 to 85 cents lower. Feeder cattle futures were also weaker, down 30 to 97.5 cents. The CME feeder cattle index was down 14 cents on October...

Wheat Market Commentary

Wheat futures are trading 3 to 4 cents lower this morning in the KC and CHI contracts. Minneapolis spring wheat is down 1/4 cent. They were mostly steady to 4 cents higher on Friday, with MPLS the strongest....

Soybeans Market Commentary

Soybean futures are fractionally higher this morning. They settled 6 to 7 1/4 cents lower on Friday, with nearby Nov down 1.24% for the week. Front month soy meal was $3.20/ton lower on Friday, with soy...

Wheat Market Commentary

Wheat futures were mostly steady to 4 cents higher on Friday, with MPLS the strongest. Front month CBT was down 0.48% on the week, with KC 1.53% lower and MPLS 1.22% in the red. Wheat export commitments...

Soybeans Market Commentary

Soybean futures fell into the close on Friday to settle within 1/2 cent of the low, down 6 to 7 1/4 cents. Nearby Nov was down 1.24% from a week ago. Front month soy meal was $3.20/ton lower on the day,...

Ag Market Commentary

Corn futures ended the Friday session with most contracts 3 to 4 cents in the red. Nearby Dec wiped out all of last week’s gains, down 1.81% since last Friday. There was a little harvest pressure,...

Cotton Market Commentary

Cotton futures settled with most contracts steady to 13 points in the red. Thursday’s Cotton on Call report indicated that mills backed off their unfixed call sales position by 1,193 contracts in...

Corn Market Commentary

Corn futures ended the Friday session with most contracts 3 to 4 cents in the red. Nearby Dec wiped out all of last week’s gains, down 1.81% since last Friday. There was a little harvest pressure,...

Lean Hogs Market Commentary

Lean hog futures dropped into the close, with Dec settling a dime off the low. Dec was down 70 cents, with other front months triple digits lower. December fell 6.18% ($3.40) on the week. The CME Lean...

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