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Market Commentary: Dry Brazilian Weather Sparks Overnight Rally; Profit Taking Pushes CBOT from Highs

Poor technical performance and a proclivity towards profit taking on Fridays capped an early CBOT rally. The markets traded higher overnight with worrisome Brazilian weather forecasts pushing January soybeans near the $12.00 mark. Weaker palm oil futures weighed on the soyoil market and profit taking developed as the December contract passed 39.25. The turn lower in soyoil sparked profit taking in soybeans and corn, though the latter commodity found strong scale-down commercial pricing. Except for the hook reversal in soyoil, today’s price action did little to change the overall direction for the major CBOT commodities.  Funds are thought to have been modest net buyers of corn and soybeans while adding some 3,500 contracts of wh...

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Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 23-27 November 2020 The Russian domestic market wheat prices followed the trends of the previous week decreasing in southern regions and moderately growing in others. Barley and corn prices continued to grow. Meanwhile, export milling wheat average price grew to $256/MT F...

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AM Outlook - Hunting for Range Lows

GOOD MORNING, Prices are still attempting to flesh out trading range lows, with technical reversal signals kicking off the liquidation.  Funds are lightening up on length selling another 5K of wheat, 7K beans, 1000 meal, 4K soyoil, and 15K corn yesterday.  Today would be day 3 of fund...

FOB Prices and Freight Rate App (Updated 2 December)

Ocean Freight Comments for 19 November 2020: By Jay O'Neil Commodity Consulting Dry-Bulk freight markets stabilized this week and even ticked higher by week’s end. Physical markets, however, remained mostly unchanged as late-week rallies were not enough to surpass last week’s dro...

feed-grains wheat soy-oilseeds

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 23-27 November 2020 The Russian domestic market wheat prices followed the trends of the previous week decreasing in southern regions and moderately growing in others. Barley and corn prices continued to grow. Meanwhile, export milling wheat average price grew to $256/MT F...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

AM Outlook - Hunting for Range Lows

GOOD MORNING, Prices are still attempting to flesh out trading range lows, with technical reversal signals kicking off the liquidation.  Funds are lightening up on length selling another 5K of wheat, 7K beans, 1000 meal, 4K soyoil, and 15K corn yesterday.  Today would be day 3 of fund...

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Technical Views - Searching for Lows

SPREADS March crush trades to 95.48c/bu while oilshare trades to 32.47%.  Dec/March corn narrows into 5 1/4c from 6 1/4c, no deliveries.  March/May corn trades from 3c to 3 3/4c.  Dec/March corn trades from 8 1/2c to 10 1/2c on deliveries.  March wheat/corn trades from 1.62...

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Infrastructure investment due diligence

On behalf of a Canadian oilseed processer WPI's team provided market analysis, econometric modeling and financial due diligence in support of a $24 million-dollar investment in a Ukrainian crush plant. Consistent with WPI's findings, local production to supply the plant and the facility's output have expanded exponentially since the investment. WPI has conducted parallel work on behalf of U.S., South American and European clients, both private and public, in the agri-food space.

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