- Grains start short week in the red
China trade news flips back negative, outside market pressures spilling over.
- Morning Grain Market Research
It would appear that VP Mike Pence decided it was his turn to stir to soy-porridge pot over the weekend and speaking at a summit in Papua New Guinea stated...
- Wheat Market Commentary
Wheat futures are showing 9 to 12 cent losses in the winter wheat contracts on Monday, with MPLS steady to 3 cents lower. All wheat export shipments in...
- Corn Market Commentary
Corn futures are mostly 2 to 3 cents lower on Monday in sympathy with soybeans and wheat. China is also instigating an anti-dumping investigation against...
- Soybeans Market Commentary
Soybean futures is 18 to 20 cents in the red on Monday, with concerns over next week’s G-20 meeting results playing a factor. Soy meal is down $6.80/ton,...
- Let’s Make A Deal! The Corn & Ethanol Report 11/19/18
The weather heading into Thanksgiving is not favorable to harvest. After the weather, trades and deals and exports are key to this market as talks [...]...
cmdty Insider - Ag Market Commentary
Wheat futures are showing 9 to 12 cent losses in the winter wheat contracts on Monday, with MPLS steady to 3 cents lower. All wheat export shipments in the week that ended on Nov 15 totaled 509,118 MT, according to Export Inspections data. That was nearly double the same week in 2017 and 47.25% larger than the previous week. The weekly Commitment of Traders report indicated the managed money net short position in CBT wheat futures and options was trimmed by 14,459 contracts as of Tuesday to -26,684. Spec traders went the other way in KC wheat futures and options, flipping their net position to short -1,271 contracts, a move of -12,414 contracts. Turkey is seeking 240,000 MT of wheat in a tender that closes on Friday. Saudi Arabia purchased 495,000 MT of wheat in their tender last week, with US listed as an optional origin.Dec 18 CBOT Wheat is at $4.97 1/2, down 9 1/4 cents,Dec 18 KCBT Wheat is at $4.71 1/4, down 11 1/2 cents,Dec 18 MGEX Wheat is at $5.70 3/4, down 1/2 cent--provided by Brugler Marketing & Management
Corn futures are mostly 2 to 3 cents lower on Monday in sympathy with soybeans and wheat. China is also instigating an anti-dumping investigation against Australian barley imports, which could back them up into other parts of the world. The USDA reported a private export sale of 138,000 MT of 18/19 corn to South Korea this morning through their daily reporting system. Weekly Export Inspections data shows 797,459 MT of corn was shipped in the week that ended on 11/15. That was down 31.11% from the week previous but was still 17.5% larger yr/yr for the same week. Accumulated shipments are up 79.8% from the same time last year at 11.935 MMT (469.9 mbu). Traders are expecting USDA to show US corn harvesting progress still lagging the 5-year average pace, but this isn’t a market factor because so many bushels are already in the pipeline.Dec 18 Corn is at $3.62 1/4, down 2 1/2 cents,Mar 19 Corn is at $3.73, down 2 3/4 cents,May 19 Corn is at $3.80 1/2, down 3 centsJul 19 Corn is at $3.87 1/2, down 2 1/2 cents--provided by Brugler Marketing & Management
Soybean futures is 18 to 20 cents in the red on Monday, with concerns over next week’s G-20 meeting results playing a factor. Soy meal is down $6.80/ton, with soy oil 1 point higher USDA indicated that 1.056 MMT of soybeans were inspected for export in the week that ended on November 15. That was down 22.13% from last week and less than half of the same week in 2017. Argentina has become a consistent destination over the past several weeks, with 140,191 MT in shipments this week. The Commitment of Traders report showed spec traders adding 9,947 contracts to their net short position at -55,025 contracts on 11/13. Harvest progress is seen around 92-93% complete ahead of this afternoon’s Crop Progress report.Jan 19 Soybeans are at $8.72 1/4, down 20 cents,Mar 19 Soybeans are at $8.86, down 19 3/4 cents,May 19 Soybeans are at $8.99 3/4, down 19 cents,Jul 19 Soybeans are at $9.11 3/4, down 18 3/4 cents,Dec 18 Soybean Meal is at $304.10, down $6.80Dec 18 Soybean Oil is at $27.38, up $0.01--provided by Brugler Marketing & Management