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PM Post - Short-covering and Bearishness

THE OPEN March beans:  2 higher March meal:  1.50 higher March soyoil:  40 lower March corn:  2 lower March wheat:  3/4 lower The markets opened as expected with more short-covering and bull-spreading in the bean market continuing, while funds were noted liquidating more of their long wheat trade.  Buy beans/sell corn and wheat continued for most of the trading session, along with weaker oilshare as the coronavirus threatens palm oil demand.  Palm oil was sharply lower, which created a weaker tone in soyoil.   SOY The soy complex was mixed with higher beans and meal against a struggling soyoil market.   Helping to take pressure off the bean market a bit was a lack of selling...

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