Your browser of choice has not been tested for use with Barchart.com. If you have issues, please download one of the browsers listed here.
or
Menu

Soybeans Nov '18 (ZSX18)

Get Real-Time Futures
[[ item.lastPrice ]] [[ item.priceChange ]] ([[ item.percentChange ]]) [[ item.tradeTime ]] [CBOT]
[[ item.bidPrice ]] x [[ item.bidSize ]] [[ item.askPrice ]] x [[ item.askSize ]]
Overview for [[ item.sessionDateDisplayLong ]]
[[ rowChartData.labelLow ]]
[[ rowChartData.lowPriceFormatted ]]
[[ rowChartData.lowPrice ]]
[[ rowChartData.labelHigh ]]
[[ rowChartData.highPriceFormatted ]]
[[ rowChartData.highPrice ]]
since [[ rowChartData.lowDate ]]
since [[ rowChartData.highDate ]]
[[ value ]] [[ value ]]

Soybeans Futures Market News and Commentary

Soybean Market News and Commentary

Soybean futures ended Friday with the nearby contracts steady to 3/4 cents lower. Meal futures were down 30 cents/ton in the nearby contract, with soy oil 2 points higher. After the close, a tweet from Secretary Perdue indicated that China committed to purchase another 10 MMT of soybeans on Friday. Export sales of old crop soybeans in the weeks of Jan 10-Feb 14 were tallied at 6.532 MMT, with a weekly average of 1.089 MMT. That was on the lower end of estimates, but more than double the same six week total in 2018! China purchased a majority of the total at 3.923 MMT, with Egypt buying 602,500 MT. Export commitments for 18/19 have now improved to 17.5% below last year as of 2/14. The Fats & Oils report showing delayed December data indicated that 183.5 mbu of soybeans were crushed in that month. That was a monthly record crush number and 4.1% larger yr/yr. Total oil stocks were seen at 1.601 billion pounds. A preliminary USDA estimate for the 2019/20 soybean S&D table shows ending stocks at 845 mbu, which would be down from the current 910 mbu 18/19 projection.Mar 19 Soybeans closed at $9.10 1/4, down 3/4 cent,May 19 Soybeans closed at $9.23 3/4, down 1/2 cent,Jul 19 Soybeans closed at $9.37 1/4, down 1/4 cent,Sep 19 Soybeans closed at $9.46, unch,Mar 19 Soybean Meal closed at $305.60, down $0.30,Mar 19 Soybean Oil closed at $30.51, up $0.02--provided by Brugler Marketing & Management

Contract Specifications

See More
Contract
Soybean
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
$1,925/1,750
First Notice Date
10/31/18
Expiration Date
11/14/18 (expired)

Seasonal Chart

Soybeans Nov '18
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Nov Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Feb 5, 2019

View Chart Details
Commercials - Long / Short
395,323 (+21,223)
363,320 (+19,118)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
135,122 (+5,557)
128,230 (+7,237)
Producers - Long / Short
266,871 (+19,029)
331,450 (+17,028)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
104,741 (+646)
8,159 (+542)
Managed Money - Long / Short
82,242 (+6,648)
70,562 (-371)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
52,880 (-1,091)
57,668 (+7,608)
Get Realtime - Quotes and Charts for Futures Traders. Learn More

Price Performance

See More
Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
831-6 +4.66%
on 10/31/18
892-0 -2.41%
on 10/15/18
+3-0 (+0.35%)
since 10/12/18
3-Month
812-2 +7.17%
on 09/18/18
907-0 -4.02%
on 08/20/18
-9-2 (-1.05%)
since 08/14/18
52-Week
812-2 +7.17%
on 09/18/18
1060-4 -17.92%
on 05/29/18
-110-4 (-11.26%)
since 11/14/17

More Soybeans Quotes

All Futures
Please wait...

Most Recent Stories

More News
Lean Hogs April 2019

Precise Short, Mid and Long Term Technical Analysis

Stick A Fork In Deflation

After bottoming in 2000, commodities per se began to

Wheat Market News and Commentary

Wheat futures saw fractional to 3 1/4 cent gains in the winter wheat contracts, with MPLS up 5 to 9 cents. On the week, nearby CBT was down 3.47%, with KC 3.78% lower and MPLS 1.09% in the red. The now...

Soybean Market News and Commentary

Soybean futures ended Friday with the nearby contracts steady to 3/4 cents lower. Meal futures were down 30 cents/ton in the nearby contract, with soy oil 2 points higher. After the close, a tweet from...

Corn Market News and Commentary

Corn futures closed the Friday session with most contracts within 1/4 cent of UNCH. This morning’s Export Sales report showed old crop sales totaling 6.056 MMT in the weeks ending Jan 10-Feb 14....

Macro Extreme's Hit in Half Dozen

Coffee day 14, Cattle, new highs by few? Close may tell.115.35

Woefully Wrong!

Over the past 6 months I have been....

Wheat Market News and Commentary

Wheat futures are trading steady to 5 cents higher in the winter wheat contracts, with MPLS the leader to the upside, up 9 to 15 cents. The now up to date Export Sale report from this morning indicated...

Soybean Market News and Commentary

Soybean futures are up 1 to 2 cents in most contracts on Friday. Meal futures are UNCH in the nearby contract, with soy oil 2 points lower. Export sales of old crop soybeans in the weeks of Jan 10-Feb...

Corn Market News and Commentary

Corn futures are showing fractional to 1 cent gains in most contracts at midday. This morning’s Export Sales report showed old crop sales totaling 6.056 MMT in the weeks ending Jan 10-Feb 14. That...

Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 32% Buy with a Weakening short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

Longer term, the trend strength is Minimum.

See More Share

Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 877-5
1st Resistance Point 874-1
Last Price 870-4s
1st Support Level 868-1
2nd Support Level 865-5

See More

52-Week High 1060-4
Fibonacci 61.8% 965-5
Fibonacci 50% 936-3
Fibonacci 38.2% 907-1
Last Price 870-4s
52-Week Low 812-2

See More

InsideFutures Commentary

InsideFutures is a twice weekly newsletter that features a selection of the latest and best commodities commentary appearing on Barchart.com. Delivered every Wednesday and Friday morning to your inbox.

Add Data Columns to this Table
Learn about our Custom Views
Want to use this as
your default charts setting?
Learn about our Custom Templates
Switch the Market flag
above for targeted data.
Open the menu and switch the
Market flag for targeted data.
Get Streaming Chart Updates
Switch your Site Preferences
to Interactive Chart
Read About Upcoming
Changes to This Feature
Need More Chart Options?
Right-click on the chart to open the Interactive Chart menu.

Free Barchart Webinar