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Tue, Mar 19th, 2019
Cattle Market News and Commentary

Live cattle futures settled steady to 65 cents higher in most contracts, with nearby April down 77.5 cents. Feeder cattle futures were mixed, with the Spring contracts lower (excluding March) and deferred...

Corn Market News and Commentary

Corn futures saw fractional to 1 3/4 cent losses in most contracts on Monday. Midwest flooding is further delaying the likely start of planting. It is still very early, however. The weekly Export Inspections...

Cotton Market News and Commentary

Cotton futures were mixed on Monday, with the nearby contracts down 19-23 points and back months slightly higher. Rumors out of China that a US/China trade agreement may be pushed back even further pressured...

Soybean Market News and Commentary

Soybean futures closed with 3 to 3 3/4 cent losses in most front months on Monday. Meal futures were down $1/ton, with soy oil up 1 point. USDA showed Export Inspections of 841,888 MT to all destinations...

Wheat Market News and Commentary

Wheat futures were 2 to 6 1/2 cents lower in most winter wheat contracts on Monday, as export data disappointed the bulls amid the recent price breakdown. MPLS was up 2 to 6 cents on planting weather concerns....

Natural Gas Prices Close Higher Despite Warmer Weather

Apr Nymex natural gas (NGJ19) on Monday closed up by +0.055 (+1.97%). Nat-gas prices erased early losses Monday and closed higher after the dollar index tumbled to a 2-week low. Nat-gas prices initially...

Crude Oil Closes Higher After Saudi Arabia Pushes for Production-Cut Extension

Apr WTI crude oil (CLJ19) on Monday closed up +$0.57 (+0.97%) per barrel and May Brent crude (CBJ19) closed up +$0.38 (+0.57%). Apr RBOB gasoline (RBJ19) closed up +2.51 cents per gallon (+1.35%). Comments...

Cocoa Prices Settle Slightly Lower on Robust Ivory Coast Cocoa Production

May ICE NY cocoa (CCK19) on Monday closed down -1 (-0.05%) and May ICE London cocoa (CAK19) closed down -2 (-0.12%). Strong cocoa production from the Ivory Coast, the world's biggest cocoa producer, undercut...

Coffee Prices Close Lower on Beneficial Rainfall in Brazil

May arabica coffee (KCK19) on Monday closed down -0.95 (-0.97%) and May ICE robusta coffee (RMK19) was unchanged. Abundant rainfall in Brazil is benefiting Brazil's coffee crops and pushed arabica prices...

Sugar Prices Climb as Strength in the Brazilian Real Spurs Fund Short-Covering

May NY world sugar #11 (SBK19) on Monday closed up +0.32 (+2.56%) and May ICE London white sugar (SWK19) closed up +6.00 (+1.76). Sugar prices rallied to 2-week highs Monday after a rally in the Brazilian...

Precious Metals Close Lower as the Dollar Recovers

Apr Comex gold (GCJ19) on Monday closed down -1.4 (-0.11%) and May silver (SIK19) closed down -0.002 (-0.01%). Precious metals prices gave up early gains Monday and closed lower after the dollar index...

Corn Market News and Commentary

Corn futures are fractionally to 2 1/4 cents lower in most contracts on Monday. Midwest flooding is further delaying the likely start of planting and to a few traders potentially increasing prevented planting....

Soybean Market News and Commentary

Soybean futures are down 4 to 5 cents at midday. Meal futures are $1.10/ton lower, with soy oil 7 points in the red. USDA showed Export Inspections of 841,888 MT to all destinations during the week of...

Cotton Market News and Commentary

Cotton futures are trading 16 to 22 points lower in most contracts at Monday’s midday. The US dollar index is firm at midday. The Cotlook A Index was down 125 points on March 15 to 83.05 cents/lb....

Wheat Market News and Commentary

Wheat futures are showing steady to 7 cent losses in the winter wheat contracts on Monday, with MPLS 2 to 6 3/4 cents higher. This morning’s USDA Export Inspections report indicated that 353,727...

Cattle Market News and Commentary

Live cattle futures mixed on Monday, with nearby April 82.5 cents lower and other contracts higher. Feeder cattle futures are also mixed, as front month March is up 25 cents. The CME feeder cattle index...

Coffee Prices Slide on Beneficial Rainfall in Brazil

May arabica coffee (KCK19) this morning is down -1.20 (-1.23%) and May ICE robusta coffee (RMK19) is down -2 (-0.13%). Abundant rainfall in Brazil is benefiting Brazil's coffee crops and is pushing prices...

Cocoa Prices Move Lower on Robust Ivory Coast Cocoa Production

May ICE NY cocoa (CCK19) this morning is down -16 (-0.73%) and May ICE London cocoa (CAK19) is down -5 (-0.30%). Strong cocoa production from the Ivory Coast, the world's biggest cocoa producer, is undercutting...

Precious Metals Climb on Weaker Dollar

Apr Comex gold (GCJ19) this morning is up +1.8 (+0.14%) and May silver (SIK19) is up +0.076 (+0.50%). Precious metals prices are higher this morning on dollar weakness after the dollar index tumbled to...

Sugar Prices Climb as a Weak Dollar Spurs Fund Short-Covering

May NY world sugar #11 (SBK19) this morning is up +0.24 (+1.92%) and May ICE London white sugar (SWK19) is up +3.70 (+1.09). Sugar prices rallied to 2-week highs this morning as a weak dollar spurred...

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