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Oilseed Highlights – Head Spinning Week

The Market If traders were nervous headed into the three-day Memorial Day weekend, concerns appeared to be to the upside. The lack of demand had soybean prices falling but this week saw a turnaround that was untimely for speculators. They had spent last week creating a net short position in soybeans of 4,688 contracts. (Note that on a disaggregated basis, managed money still had a tiny net long in soybeans of 710 contracts.) This week’s rally forced a lot of short-covering. For the week, July soybeans added 2.3 percent, July soyoil was up 3.2 percent, and July soymeal lost 1.6 percent in value.  It is important to note that the largest increase was for old crop soybeans where supplies are tight. November soybeans added 17.25 ce...

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