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Thu, Mar 21st, 2019
Precious Metals Rally on a Dovish Fed

Apr Comex gold (GCJ19) on Thursday closed up +5.6 (+0.43%) and May silver (SIK19) closed up +0.119 (+0.78%). A dovish FOMC meeting Wednesday spurred fund buying of precious metals Thursday with Apr gold...

Sugar Prices Remain Under Pressure on Ample Global Supply

May NY world sugar #11 (SBK19) on Thursday closed down -0.24 (-1.88%) and May ICE London white sugar (SWK19) closed down -2.80 (-0.83%). Sugar prices moved lower Thursday for a third day with May London...

Coffee Prices Recover Slightly from Wednesday's Losses

May arabica coffee (KCK19) on Thursday closed up +0.10 (+0.11%) and May ICE robusta coffee (RMK19) closed up +8 (+0.54%). Coffee prices recovered slightly Thursday on fund short-covering after Wednesday's...

Cocoa Prices Settle Mixed on Ample Supply and British Pound Weakness

May ICE NY cocoa (CCK19) on Thursday closed down -11 (-0.51%) and May ICE London cocoa (CAK19) closed up +6 (+0.37%). Cocoa prices extended Wednesday's losses today with May NY cocoa at a new 3-1/4 month...

Soybean Market News and Commentary

Soybean futures are trading with 2 to 3 cent gains in most contracts at midday. Meal futures are leading the way, up $2.40/ton, with soy oil 14 points lower. USDA reported this morning that a total of...

Cotton Market News and Commentary

Cotton futures are trading 46 to 56 points higher in most contracts on Thursday, with back months slightly lower. The Cotlook A Index was up 50 points on March 19 to 84.65 cents/lb. The USDA Adjusted World...

Wheat Market News and Commentary

Wheat futures are mixed at midday, with most contracts within 2 cents of UNCH. A stronger US dollar is limiting any gains. All wheat old crop exports sales for the week of 3/14 were tallied at 298,574...

Cattle Market News and Commentary

Live cattle futures are 15 to 55 cents higher in most contracts at midday. Feeder cattle futures are showing 50 cent to $1.20 gains on Thursday. The CME feeder cattle index was down 26 cents on March 19...

Corn Market News and Commentary

Corn futures are showing 3 to 5 1/2 cent gains in most contracts on Thursday. Corn in flooded grain bins is considered contaminated and cannot be sold commercially. NASS is unlikely to be able to quantify...

Cocoa Prices Remain Under Pressure on Ample Supply and Beneficial Rain in West Africa

May ICE NY cocoa (CCK19) this morning is down -13 (-0.61%) and May ICE London cocoa (CAK19) is down -4 (-0.25%). Cocoa prices extended Wednesday's losses today with May NY cocoa at a new 3-1/4 month low...

Coffee Prices Recover from Recent Losses on Strength in the Brazilian Real

May arabica coffee (KCK19) this morning is up +1.35 (+1.42%) and May ICE robusta coffee (RMK19) is up +14 (+0.94%). Coffee prices are recovering from recent losses today as strength in the Brazilian real...

Precious Metals Rally on a Dovish Fed

Apr Comex gold (GCJ19) this morning is up +13.1 (+1.01%) and May silver (SIK19) is up +0.207 (+1.35%). A dovish FOMC meeting Wednesday spurred fund buying of precious metals today with Apr gold at a 3-week...

Sugar Prices Remain Under Pressure on Ample Global Supply

May NY world sugar #11 (SBK19) this morning is down -0.19 (-1.49%) and May ICE London white sugar (SWK19) is down -1.90 (-0.56%). Sugar prices remained under pressure today on ample global supply. Sugar...

Natural Gas Falls Ahead of an Expected Smaller-than-Average Weekly EIA Inventory Drop

Apr Nymex natural gas (NGJ19) this morning is down by -0.020 (-0.71%). Nat-gas prices are lower this morning ahead of today's weekly EIA inventory report that is expected to show U.S. nat-gas supplies...

Crude Oil Retreats from 4-1/4 Month High on Demand Concerns

May WTI crude oil (CLK19) this morning is down -$0.19 (-0.32%) per barrel and May Brent crude (CBJ19) is down -$0.16 (-0.23%). May RBOB gasoline (RBK19) is down -0.50 cents per gallon (-0.26%). The energy...

Soybean Market News and Commentary

Soybean futures are fractionally higher this morning. They ended the Wednesday session with most contracts 2 to 3 cents higher. Meal futures were up 80 cents/ton, with soy oil 3 points higher. Strong Board...

Cotton Market News and Commentary

Cotton futures are trading 7 to 18 points higher this morning. They settled with the front months 15-16 points lower and deferred contracts lightly higher. A weaker US dollar supported the market yesterday,...

Wheat Market News and Commentary

Wheat futures are trading 1 to 3 cents lower across the three markets this morning. They posted 4 to 8 1/4 cent gains in most contracts on Wednesday. Short covering was noted in Chicago, with preliminary...

Cattle Market News and Commentary

Live cattle futures closed the day with most contracts 45 to 90 cents higher. Open interest rose, confirming net new buying interest. Feeder cattle futures were steady to $1.95 in the green. The CME feeder...

Corn Market News and Commentary

Corn futures are currently 1 to 1 3/4 higher after fractional gains in most contracts on Wednesday. Corn in flooded grain bins is considered contaminated and cannot be sold commercially. NASS is unlikely...

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