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cmdtyNewswires | Commodity Newswires

Sun, Dec 16th, 2018
Cotton Market News and Commentary

Cotton futures saw 19 to 32 point gains on Friday. Cotton commitments for export are now lagging a year ago by 2.5%. Compared to the USDA projected 15 million bales, they are 71% of that number vs. the...

Wheat Market News and Commentary

Wheat futures were a penny to 6 cents lower in most contracts on Friday, as Dec futures expired today. Wheat 18/19 export commitments are now just 9.5% behind this time last year. They are now 60% of USDA’s...

Cattle Market News and Commentary

Live cattle futures settled with most contracts steady to 45 cents lower. Nearby Dec was up 12.5 cents as it has to stick close to cash. Feeder cattle futures were 10 to 40 cents lower on the day. The...

Corn Market News and Commentary

Corn futures ended the Friday session with most contracts steady to 1/2 cent higher, as Dec expired at $3.76 3/4. USDA reported a private export sale of 125,000 MT of corn to Japan this morning. Corn export...

Soybeans Market News and Commentary

Soybean futures closed Friday with losses of 6 to 6 3/4 cents, despite another export sale to China. Dec soy meal expired at $309.40/ton, with soy oil at 28.39 cents/lb. Separate soybean export sales of...

Natural Gas Market News and Commentary

Jan Nymex natural gas (NGF19) on Friday closed down sharply by -0.297 (-7.20%). Jan nat-gas on Friday plunged to a 1-month low as forecasts for above-normal temperatures in the U.S. prompted fund selling...

Crude and Gasoline Market News and Commentary

Jan WTI crude oil (CLF19) on Friday closed down by -$1.48 per barrel (-2.62%) and Feb Brent crude (CBG19) closed down -$1.17 (-1.90%). Jan RBOB gasoline (RBF19) closed down by -4.39 cents per gallon (-2.97%)....

Gold and Silver Market News and Commentary

Feb Comex gold (GCG19) on Friday closed down -6.0 (-0.48%) and Mar Comex silver (SIH19) closed down -0.218 (-1.47%). Feb gold and Mar silver retreated to 1-week lows Friday due to dollar strength as the...

Cocoa Market News and Commentary

Mar ICE NY cocoa (CCH19) on Friday closed down -13 (-0.58%) and Mar ICE London cocoa (CAH19) closed down -9 (-0.54%). Cocoa prices on Friday posted 1-month highs but fell back and closed lower on pre-weekend...

Sugar Market News and Commentary

March NY world sugar #11 (SBH19) on Friday closed down -0.10 (-0.78%) and March ICE London white sugar (SWH19) closed down -2.20 (-0.64%). Sugar prices moved lower Friday due to a slide in crude oil prices...

Coffee Market News and Commentary

Mar arabica coffee (KCH19) on Friday closed down -1.85 (-1.78%) and Mar ICE robusta coffee (RMH19) closed down -34 (-2.26%). Coffee prices moved lower for a second day Friday and Mar Robusta coffee sold...

Corn Market News and Commentary

Corn futures are trading 1 to 1 3/4 cents higher at midday, with expiring Dec up 2 3/4. USDA reported a private export sale of 125,000 MT of corn to Japan this morning. Corn export commitments through...

Soybeans Market News and Commentary

Soybean futures are trading 3 to 4 cents lower on Friday. Dec soy meal is down $1.40/ton, with soy oil 16 points lower, as both nearby contracts expire today. Separate soybean export sales of 300,000 MT...

Cotton Market News and Commentary

Cotton futures are showing 43 to 50 point gains on Friday. Cotton commitments for export are now lagging a year ago by 2.5%. Compared to the USDA projected 15 million bales, they are 71% of that number...

Wheat Market News and Commentary

Wheat futures are showing 3 to 4 1/4 cent losses in most CBT contracts, with KC and MPLS mostly steady to a penny higher. Dec futures expire today. Wheat 18/19 export commitments are now just 9.5% behind...

Cattle Market News and Commentary

Live cattle futures are steady to 52.5 cents lower at midday. Feeder cattle futures are down 25 to 55 cents. The CME feeder cattle index was up $1.43 on December 12 at $146.40. Wholesale beef prices were...

Coffee Market News and Commentary

Mar arabica coffee (KCH19) this morning is down -1.60 (-1.54%) and Mar ICE robusta coffee (RMH19) is down -17 (-1.13%). Coffee prices are lower this morning as Mar Robusta sold off to a 2-1/2 year low....

Gold and Silver Market News and Commentary

Feb Comex gold (GCG19) this morning is down -9.0 (-0.71%) and Mar Comex silver (SIH19) is down -0.260 (-1.75%). Metals prices retreated to 1-week lows this morning due to dollar strength as the dollar...

Cocoa Market News and Commentary

Mar ICE NY cocoa (CCH19) this morning is up +7 (+0.31%) and Mar ICE London cocoa (CAH19) is up +7 (+0.42%). Cocoa prices rallied for a third day and posted 1-month highs on signs of tighter cocoa supplies....

Natural Gas Market News and Commentary

Jan Nymex natural gas (NGF19) this morning is down by -0.163 (-3.95%). Nat-gas prices fell to a 2-1/2 week low this morning as a rally in the dollar index to a 1-1/2 year high puts pressure on most commodity...

Barchart Morning Call

Overnight Markets and NewsMar E-mini S&Ps (ESH19 -0.91%) this morning are down -0.80% and European stocks are down -0.87% on global growth concerns. Eurozone Dec manufacturing activity expanded at the slowest pace in 2-3/4 years and Eurozone Nov n... Read More

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