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Wheat Dec '18 (ZWZ18)

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cmdty Insider - Wheat Market Commentary


Wheat futures saw losses of 4 to 6 cents in most winter wheat contracts on Wednesday, with MPLS down 2 to 3 cents. The KS winter wheat crop is only 90% planted with the average at 98% for this time. Most SRW areas are still lagging as well. Emergence across all 18 reported states is still lagging. Condition ratings improved 3% to 54% gd/ex with the Brugler500 up the same at 348. Weekly Export Sales data will be released on Friday due to Monday’s holiday.Dec 18 CBOT Wheat closed at $5.03, down 4 3/4 cents,Dec 18 KCBT Wheat closed at $4.81, down 5 1/2 cents,Dec 18 MGEX Wheat closed at $5.76, down 2 1/4 cents--provided by Brugler Marketing & Management

Contract Specifications

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Contract
Chicago Soft 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
CBOT
Point Value
$50
Margin/Maintenance
$1,375/1,250
First Notice Date
11/30/18 (15 days)
Expiration Date
12/14/18 (29 days)

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

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Nov 6, 2018

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Commercials - Long / Short
206,786 (-6,884)
209,050 (-3,227)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
159,350 (-1,553)
149,491 (-3,643)
Producers - Long / Short
66,593 (-3,411)
146,900 (-367)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
86,613 (+515)
8,570 (+1,128)
Managed Money - Long / Short
79,302 (+2,276)
121,267 (-3,687)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
80,048 (-3,829)
28,224 (+44)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
485-4 +4.63%
on 10/25/18
527-0 -3.61%
on 10/16/18
-17-0 (-3.24%)
since 10/15/18
3-Month
485-4 +4.63%
on 10/25/18
582-6 -12.83%
on 08/17/18
-43-6 (-7.93%)
since 08/15/18
52-Week
468-2 +8.49%
on 12/12/17
613-0 -17.13%
on 08/02/18
+11-4 (+2.32%)
since 11/15/17

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 515-0
1st Resistance Point 509-0
Last Price 507-6
1st Support Level 499-0
2nd Support Level 495-0

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52-Week High 613-0
Fibonacci 61.8% 557-6
Fibonacci 50% 540-5
Fibonacci 38.2% 523-4
Last Price 507-6
52-Week Low 468-2

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