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Sat, Mar 23rd, 2019
Soybean Market News and Commentary

Soybean futures ended the Friday session with 6 to 7 1/4 cent losses in most contracts, pressured by product values. May was down 0.6% on the week. Meal futures were down 30 cents/ton, with soy oil 44...

Cotton Market News and Commentary

Cotton futures saw losses of 6 to 60 points in the front months on Friday, pressured by a stronger dollar and lower crude oil. May was up 1.43% this week. The Cotlook A Index was UNCH on March 21 to 84.65...

Wheat Market News and Commentary

Wheat futures settled with most winter wheat contracts steady to 2 cents lower, as MPLS was mixed. Strength in the dollar pressured the market. Front month CBT and KC saw slight gains this week, with MPLS...

Cattle Market News and Commentary

Live cattle futures closed with 5 to 40 cent gains in most contracts on Friday, as the nearby contracts were 17.5 to 40 cents lower. Feeder cattle futures were also mixed, with only April lower and most...

Corn Market News and Commentary

Corn futures saw 1 to 2 cent gains in most contracts on Friday, with May up 1.34% this week. A private export sale of 300,000 MT of corn for 2018/19 delivery to China was announced by the USDA this morning....

Natural Gas Closes Lower on Forecasts for Warmer U.S. Temperatures

Apr Nymex natural gas (NGJ19) on Friday closed down by -0.068 (-2.41%). Apr nat-gas dropped to a 1-month low Friday on the outlook for warmer U.S. weather after NOAA forecast above-normal temperatures...

Crude Oil Declines on Dollar Strength and Demand Concerns

May WTI crude oil (CLK19) on Friday closed down -$0.94 (-1.57%) per barrel and May Brent crude (CBJ19) closed down -$0.83 (-1.22%). May RBOB gasoline (RBK19) closed down -0.40 cents per gallon (-0.21%)....

Sugar Prices Recover on Expectations for Lower India Sugar Exports

May NY world sugar #11 (SBK19) on Friday closed up +0.07 (+0.56%) and May ICE London white sugar (SWK19) closed up +0.20 (+0.06%). May NY sugar rebounded from a 1-week low Friday and May London sugar...

Cocoa Prices Consolidate Recent Losses

May ICE NY cocoa (CCK19) on Friday closed up +27 (+1.27%) and May ICE London cocoa (CAK19) closed up +8 (+0.49%). Cocoa prices on Friday consolidated recent losses. May NY cocoa fell to a 3-1/2 month...

Coffee Prices Fall Further on Robust Supply and Weakness in the Brazilian Real

May arabica coffee (KCK19) on Friday closed down -0.90 (-0.95%) and May ICE robusta coffee (RMK19) closed down -9 (-0.60%). May arabica coffee slumped to a new contract low Friday and May robusta held...

Precious Metals Settle Mixed on Dollar Strength and Weak PMI Data

Apr Comex gold (GCJ19) on Friday closed up +5.0 (+0.38%) and May silver (SIK19) closed down -0.030 (-0.19%). Metals prices settled mixed Friday. A slump in stock prices boosted the safe-haven demand...

Soybean Market News and Commentary

Soybean futures are showing 6 to 7 1/4 cent losses in most contracts at Friday’s midday. Meal futures are down 50 cents/ton, with soy oil 39 points lower. US soybean acres are estimated at 85.9 million...

Wheat Market News and Commentary

Wheat futures is mixed in most contracts at midday. KC is fractionally to 2 cents lower, with CBT fractionally to 2 cents higher. MPLS is fractionally mixed. Total old crop export commitments are now 3.1%...

Cattle Market News and Commentary

Live cattle futures are steady to 32.5 cents higher in most contracts, with June down a few ticks. Feeder cattle futures are up 45 cents to $1.725 at midday. The CME feeder cattle index was up $1.71 on...

Corn Market News and Commentary

Corn futures are trading 1 to 2 cents higher in the front months on Friday. A private export sale of 300,000 MT of corn for 2018/19 delivery to China was announced by the USDA this morning. An updated...

Cotton Market News and Commentary

Cotton futures are down 7 to 75 points in most contracts at midday, with a stronger US dollar pressuring the market. The Cotlook A Index was UNCH on March 21 to 84.65 cents/lb. The USDA Adjusted World...

Precious Metals are Mixed on Dollar Strength and Weak Industrial Metals Demand

Apr Comex gold (GCJ19) this morning is up +3.7 (+0.28%) and May silver (SIK19) is down -0.032 (-0.21%). Metals prices are mixed this morning as a slump in stock prices has boosted the safe-haven demand...

Cocoa Prices Consolidate Recent Losses

May ICE NY cocoa (CCK19) this morning is up +1 (+0.05%) and May ICE London cocoa (CAK19) is down -8 (-0.49%). Cocoa prices are mixed this morning as they consolidate recent losses. May NY cocoa fell...

Coffee Prices Fall Further on Robust Supply and Weakness in the Brazilian Real

May arabica coffee (KCK19) this morning is down -0.45 (-0.47%) and May ICE robusta coffee (RMK19) is down -6 (-0.40%). May arabica coffee slumped to a new contract low today and May robusta held just...

Crude Oil Declines on Dollar Strength and Demand Concerns

May WTI crude oil (CLK19) this morning is down -$0.80 (-1.33%) per barrel and May Brent crude (CBJ19) is down -$0.91 (-1.34%). May RBOB gasoline (RBK19) is down -0.77 cents per gallon (-0.41%). A rally...

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