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Wed, Mar 20th, 2019
Sugar Prices Remain Under Pressure on Ample Global Supply

May NY world sugar #11 (SBK19) on Wednesday closed down -0.04 (-0.31%) and May ICE London white sugar (SWK19) closed down -3.80 (-1.11%). Sugar prices remained on the defensive Wednesday on negative carry-over...

Coffee Prices are Weighed Down by Ample Supply

May arabica coffee (KCK19) on Wednesday closed down -1.90 (-1.97%) and May ICE robusta coffee (RMK19) closed down -13 (-0.86%). May arabica coffee tumbled to a new contract low Wednesday and May robusta...

Cocoa Prices Drop on Beneficial Rain in West Africa

May ICE NY cocoa (CCK19) on Wednesday closed down -59 (-2.68%) and May ICE London cocoa (CAK19) closed down -36 (-2.18%). Fund selling pushed cocoa prices lower Wednesday, with May NY cocoa at a 3-1/4...

Precious Metals Close Lower Ahead of the Results of Wednesday's FOMC Meeting

Apr Comex gold (GCJ19) on Wednesday closed down -4.8 (-0.37%) and May silver (SIK19) closed down -0.054 (-0.35%). Precious metals closed lower Wednesday ahead of the results of the FOMC meeting. Strength...

Corn Market News and Commentary

Corn futures are steady to fractionally lower in most contracts on Wednesday, pressured by weak ethanol data. The weekly EIA report indicated ethanol production in the week that ended on 3/15 slipped 1,000...

Soybean Market News and Commentary

Soybean futures are showing 1 to 2 cent gains in most contracts at midday on Wednesday. Meal futures are up 80 cents/ton, with soy oil UNCH. Strong Board profitability for hogs is supporting meal. Analysts...

Cotton Market News and Commentary

Cotton futures are mixed at midday, with the front months steady to 14 points lower. A weaker US dollar supported the market. The Cotlook A Index was down 20 points on March 19 to 84.15 cents/lb. The USDA...

Wheat Market News and Commentary

Wheat futures are seeing some short covering on Wednesday, with most contracts 3 to 7 cents higher. There is still significant snow cover in the Dakotas and Minnesota. As it melts, water levels are rising...

Cattle Market News and Commentary

Live cattle futures are trading 30 to 75 cents higher on Wednesday. Feeder cattle futures are up $1-1.70 in most contracts, with nearby March down 25 cents. The CME feeder cattle index was up 17 cents...

Precious Metals Slightly Lower Ahead of Today's Conclusion of the FOMC Meeting

Apr Comex gold (GCJ19) this morning is down -0.6 (-0.05%) and May silver (SIK19) is down -0.022 (-0.14%). Precious metals are slightly lower this morning as a stronger dollar weighs on prices. Trading...

Coffee Prices are Weighed Down by Ample Supply

May arabica coffee (KCK19) this morning is down -1.90 (-1.97%) and May ICE robusta coffee (RMK19) is down -21 (-1.39%). May arabica coffee tumbled to a new contract low today and May robusta is just above...

Cocoa Prices Drop on Beneficial Rain in West Africa

May ICE NY cocoa (CCK19) this morning is down -60 (-2.72%) and May ICE London cocoa (CAK19) is down -24 (-1.45%). Fund selling is pushing cocoa prices lower today with May NY cocoa at a 3-1/4 month low...

Sugar Prices Move Lower on Weak Crude and Strength in Brazilian Real

May NY world sugar #11 (SBK19) this morning is down -0.08 (-0.63%) and May ICE London white sugar (SWK19) is down -1.70 (-0.50). Sugar prices are being undercut this morning by weakness in crude oil prices...

Natural Gas Prices Slide on Warmer Weather in Northern U.S.

Apr Nymex natural gas (NGJ19) this morning is down by -0.041 (-1.43%). Nat-gas prices are moving lower today on expectations for only an average drawdown in weekly U.S. nat-gas supplies. Thursday's weekly...

Crude Oil Falls on Dollar Strength and Global Demand Concerns

Apr WTI crude oil (CLJ19) this morning is down -$0.06 (-0.10%) per barrel and May Brent crude (CBJ19) is down $0.07 (-0.10%). Apr RBOB gasoline (RBJ19) is down -1.03 cents per gallon (+0.55%). A stronger...

Soybean Market News and Commentary

Soybean futures are mostly 2 to 3 cents lower this morning. They ended Tuesday with the front months steady to 1 3/4 cents lower. Meal futures were up $1/ton, with soy oil 20 points lower. Based on cmdtyView...

Wheat Market News and Commentary

Wheat futures are trading a penny lower this morning in the Chicago SRW but are 2-3 cents higher in most of the KC and MPLS contracts. They were fractionally to 2 1/2 cents lower in the winter wheat contracts...

Cattle Market News and Commentary

Live cattle futures settled the Tuesday session with most contracts 15 to 80 cents higher. Feeder cattle futures were 60 cents to $2.20 in the green in most contracts. The CME feeder cattle index was...

Corn Market News and Commentary

Corn futures are currently fractionally lower after closing Tuesday with most contracts fractionally mixed. The national average corn index cash price according to cmdtyView is at $3.40, nearly a dime...

Cotton Market News and Commentary

Cotton futures are trading 2 to 8 points lower this morning. They had 20 to 38 point losses in most contracts on Tuesday. A weaker US dollar supported the market. The Cotlook A Index was up 130 points...

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