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Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 13-17 May 2019 Prices on the domestic market either dropped or remained stable in RUB expression but increased for some crops in USD expression due to the stronger ruble. Export prices for 2019 wheat (12.5 percent protein content) and 2018 wheat grew to $184-187/MT FOB Bl...

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Summary of Futures

Jul 19 Corn closed at $3.945/bushel, up $0.0025 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Wheat closed at $4.7275/bushel, down $0.06 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soybeans closed at $8.285/bushel, up $0.065 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soymeal closed at $298.3/short ton, up $3 from ye...

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Market Commentary

Grains were lower overnight in consolidative trade after Tuesday’s rally. July corn finished the session down 4 cents, July soybeans added 2 cents, and July SRW wheat finished 7.25 cents lower. Open interest in corn continues to grow with 18,000 contracts added yesterday, while soybean op...

FOB Prices and Freight Rate App (Updated 22 May)

Update for 22 May: Prices/data updated through today's close.   4 May Update: Pushed a user interface change and improved app responsiveness. Data updated to reflect prices through Friday's close.  Launch Information:  WPI is proud to introduce our FOB Prices and Ocean...

feed-grains wheat soy-oilseeds

Summary of Futures

Jul 19 Corn closed at $3.945/bushel, up $0.0025 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Wheat closed at $4.7275/bushel, down $0.06 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soybeans closed at $8.285/bushel, up $0.065 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soymeal closed at $298.3/short ton, up $3 from ye...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Grains were lower overnight in consolidative trade after Tuesday’s rally. July corn finished the session down 4 cents, July soybeans added 2 cents, and July SRW wheat finished 7.25 cents lower. Open interest in corn continues to grow with 18,000 contracts added yesterday, while soybean op...

FOB Prices and Freight Rate App (Updated 22 May)

Update for 22 May: Prices/data updated through today's close.   4 May Update: Pushed a user interface change and improved app responsiveness. Data updated to reflect prices through Friday's close.  Launch Information:  WPI is proud to introduce our FOB Prices and Ocean...

Interactive Ocean Freight Rates (Updated 22 May)

Update for 22 May 2019:  Data updated for all listed routes.     Update for 26 April 2019: Weekly data updates have been pushed, along with new routes added from the U.S. Pacific Northwest (PNW). Enjoy!  Update for 24 April 2019: Thanks for the feedback and suggestions on t...

Double-Edged Assistance; Walk and Chew Gum; European Turnover

Double-Edged Assistance The trade mitigation package being floated by the Trump administration is again generous to soybeans but stingy toward corn. In the earlier package, corn received less than 1 percent of the payment given to soybeans. The numbers being thrown around for round two quadrupl...

Interactive Ocean Freight Rates (Updated 22 May)

Update for 22 May 2019:  Data updated for all listed routes.     Update for 26 April 2019: Weekly data updates have been pushed, along with new routes added from the U.S. Pacific Northwest (PNW). Enjoy!  Update for 24 April 2019: Thanks for the feedback and suggestions on t...

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China In-Country Analysis

Oilseeds Soymeal Inventory Recovers Ground on Improved Feed Demand With feed demand from poultry and aquaculture continuing to expand on the backs of China’s beleaguered hog industry, soymeal sales have begun to rise again. As of 17 May 2019, China’s estimated soymeal inventory stoo...

Analog’s Future; The Clash and Impacts

Analog’s Future In contrast to Uber, investors have given Beyond Meat a meteoric climb. The question is, how real is the meat analog market? Like IT disruptors, Beyond Meat currently loses money on everything it sells, and one skeptical short seller went so far as to call it Beyond Stupid...

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A Break from the Weather: Technical Analysis of the Markets

Unless you’ve been living under a rock (or possibly in Arizona where you might not have noticed), you know that the spring weather across the Midwest has been terrible - too cold, too wet, too snowy. Adding add insult to injury, it all started after the New England Patriots won the most b...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 19 Corn closed at $3.9425/bushel, up $0.0525 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Wheat closed at $4.7875/bushel, up $0.005 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soybeans closed at $8.22/bushel, down $0.0975 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soymeal closed at $295.3/short ton, down $2 fro...

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