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Wed, Apr 24th, 2019
Corn Market Down at Midday, Weakness in Ethanol Futures

Corn futures are showing 2 to 3 cent losses in most nearby contracts at midday. The ethanol market is weaker, following a slight uptick in stocks. Weakness in wheat is also dragging on corn. This morning’s...

Cotton Market lower at Midday, Pressured by Outside Markets

Cotton futures are trading 55 to 87 points in the red at midday. The Dollar is showing continued strength on Wednesday, with crude oil lower. There were 114 deliveries against May on Wednesday. USDA will...

Soybean Market Pressured by Losses in the Grains and Lack of Positive News

Soybean futures are down 4 to 5 cents on Wednesday. Spillover from the grains is dragging the market lower at midday. Meal futures are 30 cents/ton lower, with May soy oil 2 points in negative territory....

Wheat Markets Lower on Increase in Canadian Acreage

Wheat futures are trading 6 to 8 cents lower in most contracts on Wednesday, following confirmation of higher Canadian acres. Canadian wheat acres are seen at 25.674 million acres for 2019, up 3.8% from...

Cattle Market Showing Sharp Losses on Wednesday

Live cattle futures are posting sharp $1.35 to $2.45 losses at midday. Feeder cattle futures are also sharply lower on Wednesday, down $2.85 to $3.25. The CME feeder cattle index was down 13 cents to $145.84...

Precious Metals Consolidate Above Tuesday's 4-month Lows

Jun Comex gold (GCM19) this morning is up by +0.7 (+0.05%) and May silver (SIK19) is up by +0.024 (+0.16%). Precious metals are slightly higher this morning as they consolidate recent losses. Jun gold...

Cocoa Prices Slump for a Second Day on Strong Ivory Coast Cocoa Production

July ICE NY cocoa (CCN19) this morning is down by -56 (-2.44%). July ICE London cocoa #7 (CAN19) is down by -34 (-1.96%). Cocoa prices sold off for a second day today with July NY cocoa at a 4-week low...

Coffee Prices Are Mixed as a Weaker Brazilian Real Weighs on Arabica Prices

May arabica coffee (KCK19) this morning is down by -0.55 (+0.44%) and May ICE robusta coffee (RMK19) is up by +2 (+0.15%). Coffee prices are mixed this morning. May arabica coffee is under pressure today...

Crude Oil Slightly Higher Ahead of Weekly EIA Inventory Data

Jun WTI crude oil (CLM19) this morning is up by +0.05 (+0.08%) and Jun Brent crude oil (CBM19) is up by +0.09 (+0.12%). Jun RBOB gasoline (RBK19) is down by -0.0190 (-0.91%). The energy complex is mixed...

Natural Gas Prices Consolidate Above Tuesday's 2-3/4 Year Low

May Nymex natural gas (NGK19) this morning is up by +0.018 (+0.73%). May nat-gas prices today are consolidating recent losses. May nat-gas prices have trended lower over the past month down to a 1-3/4...

Sugar Prices Move Lower on Weakness in the Brazilian Real

July NY world sugar #11 (SBN19) this morning is down -0.14 (-1.09%) and Aug ICE London white sugar #5 (SWQ19) is down -2.20 (-0.65%). Weakness in the Brazilian real against the dollar today is pushing...

Wheat Markets Mixed As They Seek Buyers

Wheat futures are 1 to 3 cents lower in the winter wheat markets after seeing most contracts steady to 3 1/2 cents higher on Turnaround Tuesday. Minneapolis spring wheat futures are 1 to 2 cents higher...

Cattle Market Waiting on Cash Direction

Live cattle futures ended Tuesday with most contracts steady to 57.5 cents lower. Feeder cattle futures got some help from lower corn, with marginal gains in most contracts and nearby May down $1.175....

Corn Market Fractionally Higher On Wednesday

Corn futures are trading fractionally higher this morning. They settled Tuesday with 1 to 3 1/2 cent losses, as all 2019 contracts posted new life of contracts lows. Forecasts for the next week should...

Cotton Market About 30 Points Weaker Overnight

Cotton futures are trading 23 to 35 lower this morning, ignoring the October contract with its single overnight trade. They were down 37 to 62 points in most front months on Tuesday, with pressure coming...

Soybean Market Bounces After Tuesday Slide

Soybean futures are mostly 2 to 2 1/2 cents higher this morning. They posted 13 to 15 1/4 cent losses on Tuesday, hitting new 2019 lows on the continious front month chart. Preliminary open interest shows...

Corn Posts Contract Lows, Shrugging Off Slow Planting Progress

Corn futures settled Tuesday with 1 to 3 1/2 cent losses, as all 2019 contracts posted life of contracts lows. Forecasts for the next week should allow for some field work to pick up across parts of the...

Soybean Lower on Global Pressure, Weakness in Product Values

Soybean futures posted 13 to 15 1/4 cent losses on Tuesday, hitting new 2019 lows on the continious front month chart. Meal futures were $1.50/ton lower, May soy oil down 64 points, weakening product values....

Cotton Closes Lower, Pressured by a Stronger Dollar

Cotton futures were down 37 to 62 points in most front months on Tuesday, with pressure coming from strength in the US dollar. Planting progress in TX was reported at 12% as of Sunday, 1% faster than average,...

Wheat Posts a Turnaround Tuesday Bounce

Wheat futures saw most contracts steady to 3 1/2 cents higher on Turnaround Tuesday. Individual state winter wheat condition ratings from Monday showed KS down 4 points, with OK, IL, and IN also seen lower....

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The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the diversified company Federal Signal (FSS). I found the stock by sorting Barchart's Top Stocks to Own list first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month, then I used the Flipchart fea...
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