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

Corn Dec '18 (ZCZ18)

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 ]]
[[ fieldTitles[key] ]] [[ value ]] [[ value ]]

Corn Futures Market News and Commentary


Corn futures are trading fractionally higher ahead of this morning’s monthly USDA supply/demand update. They closed Monday steady to 1 1/2 cents lower, with Dec up 1/4 cent ahead of Friday’s expiration. USDA reported the fourth largest daily export sale on record for corn yesterday, but it didn’t move the market. The weekly Export Inspections report indicated that 876,305 MT of corn was shipped in the week that ended on 12/6. The weekly export total was 22.06% larger than the same week in 2017. Accumulated exports since September 1 are now 75.57% above year ago at 594.71 mbu. The Monday afternoon Commitment of Traders report showed money managers flipping their net position by 75,893 contracts in corn futures and options to be net long 53,745 contracts as of last Tuesday. --provided by Brugler Marketing & Management

Contract Specifications

See More
Contract
Corn
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
CBOT
Point Value
$50
Margin/Maintenance
$880/800
First Notice Date
11/30/18
Expiration Date
12/14/18 (3 days)

Seasonal Chart

Corn Dec '18
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Dec Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Nov 27, 2018

View Chart Details
Commercials - Long / Short
805,806 (-16,352)
843,177 (-63,346)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
336,010 (-52,262)
293,988 (+4,811)
Producers - Long / Short
534,836 (+16,647)
752,570 (-30,676)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
202,523 (-15,634)
22,160 (-15,305)
Managed Money - Long / Short
215,823 (-4,997)
246,877 (+16,205)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
120,187 (-47,265)
47,111 (-11,394)
Get Realtime - Quotes and Charts for Futures Traders. Learn More

Price Performance

See More
Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
355-2 +5.28%
on 11/26/18
376-4 -0.66%
on 12/11/18
+4-2 (+1.15%)
since 11/09/18
3-Month
342-4 +9.20%
on 09/18/18
379-0 -1.32%
on 11/08/18
+7-2 (+1.98%)
since 09/11/18
52-Week
342-4 +9.20%
on 09/18/18
429-4 -12.92%
on 05/24/18
-7-4 (-1.97%)
since 12/11/17

More Corn Quotes

All Futures
Please wait...

Most Recent Stories

More News
Corn Market News and Commentary

Corn futures are fractionally mixed @ Tuesday’s midday. USDA updated their monthly S&D table this morning showing no change to the production side for US as expected. They did cut corn usage for...

Soybeans Market News and Commentary

Soybean futures are showing 3 to 3 1/2 cent gains on Tuesday. Nearby soy meal is up 30 cent/ton, with soy oil 13 points higher. This morning’s monthly WASDE update from the USDA showed no changes...

Wheat Market News and Commentary

Wheat futures are currently 4 to 6 1/2 cents lower in most winter wheat contracts on Tuesday, with MPLS steady to 2 cents higher. The USDA 18/19 US ending stocks projection was pegged at 974 mbu this morning,...

Morning Grain Market Research

Hurry up and wait.That would appear to be the message traders at the CME are sending ahead of the December USDA supply/demand estimate.Granted, if I suggest the USDA will not make many if any changes of...

Commodities at New 30 Year High

From Haunted By Markets dated...

Daily Technical Spotlight - March Corn

Bulls showing resilience but need to show more power to suggest a price uptrend can be sustained.

WASDE REPORT FOR 12/11/18

WASDE REPORT FOR 12/11/18

Reaction

Overreaction

Corn Market Commentary

Corn futures are trading fractionally higher ahead of this morning’s monthly USDA supply/demand update. They closed Monday steady to 1 1/2 cents lower, with Dec up 1/4 cent ahead of Friday’s...

Soybeans Market Commentary

Soybean futures are currently 2 to 2 1/2 cents higher than on Monday. They ended Monday with 5 to 7 cents losses. The weekly Export Inspections report indicated that 922,094 MT were exported in the week...

Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 56% Buy with a Average short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

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

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

See More Share

Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 377-5
1st Resistance Point 375-7
Last Price 374-0
1st Support Level 372-5
2nd Support Level 371-1

See More

52-Week High 429-4
Fibonacci 61.8% 396-2
Fibonacci 50% 386-0
Fibonacci 38.2% 375-6
Last Price 374-0
52-Week Low 342-4

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
Need More Chart Options?
Right-click on the chart to open the Interactive Chart menu.

Free Barchart Webinar