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Hard Red Wheat Dec '18 (KEZ18)

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cmdty Insider - Hard Red Wheat Market Commentary


Wheat futures ended the Tuesday session with most CBT contracts 1 to 2 cents higher and MPLD and KC slightly lower. USDA will have another round of delayed Export Sales data this week due to the Thanksgiving Holiday. The market closes normal time on Wednesday and will open back up on Friday morning for a shortened session. Winter wheat planting was reported at 95% completed in KS, with TX at 85%, both lagging normal by 4%. Emergence was at 81% vs. the normal pace of 93% in KS. US condition ratings were up 2% to 56% gd/ex, with the Brugler500 5 points higher at 353. Japan is seeking 99,462 MT of wheat from the US and Canada in their weekly MOA tender closing on Thursday, with 64,000 MT sought from the US.Dec 18 CBOT Wheat closed at $5.00 3/4, up 2 1/4 cents,Dec 18 KCBT Wheat closed at $4.73, down 1 1/4 cents,Dec 18 MGEX Wheat closed at $5.69 3/4, down 1 3/4 cents--provided by Brugler Marketing & Management

Contract Specifications

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Contract
KC Hard Red Winter Wheat
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. (Sun-Fri) CST
Exchange
KCBT
Point Value
$50
Margin/Maintenance
$1,430/1,300
First Notice Date
11/30/18 (10 days)
Expiration Date
12/14/18 (24 days)

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Hard Red Wheat Dec '18
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Dec Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Nov 13, 2018

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Commercials - Long / Short
143,090 (+2,700)
162,790 (-5,930)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
95,632 (-4,349)
77,977 (+6,241)
Producers - Long / Short
84,660 (-1,546)
141,282 (-7,228)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
44,762 (+2,586)
7,840 (-362)
Managed Money - Long / Short
64,603 (-4,599)
69,052 (+6,816)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
31,029 (+250)
8,925 (-575)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
469-6 +0.85%
on 11/20/18
515-6 -8.14%
on 10/22/18
-42-4 (-8.23%)
since 10/19/18
3-Month
469-6 +0.85%
on 11/20/18
569-0 -16.74%
on 08/23/18
-88-4 (-15.74%)
since 08/21/18
52-Week
469-6 +0.85%
on 11/20/18
626-0 -24.32%
on 08/07/18
-35-4 (-6.97%)
since 11/21/17

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Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 96% Sell with a Strengthening short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

Longer term, the trend strength is Maximum. Long term indicators fully support a continuation of the trend.

The market is in highly oversold territory. Beware of a trend reversal.

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 479-4
1st Resistance Point 476-2
Last Price 473-6
1st Support Level 469-6
2nd Support Level 466-4

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52-Week High 626-0
Fibonacci 61.8% 566-3
Fibonacci 50% 547-7
Fibonacci 38.2% 529-4
Last Price 473-6
52-Week Low 469-6

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