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Summary of Futures

Mar 22 Corn closed at $6.01/bushel, up $0.0125 from yesterday's close.  Mar 22 Wheat closed at $7.7025/bushel, up $0.0825 from yesterday's close.  Mar 22 Soybeans closed at $13.865/bushel, up $0.0175 from yesterday's close.  Mar 22 Soymeal closed at $413.1/short ton, down $3.2 from yesterday's close.  Mar 22 Soyoil closed at 58.87 cents/lb up 0.84 cents from yesterday's close.  Feb 22 Live Cattle closed at $137.675/cwt up $1.425 from yesterday's close.  Mar 22 Feeder Cattle closed at $166.35/cwt up $1 from yesterday's close.  Feb 22 Lean Hogs closed at $77.85/cwt down $0.525 from yesterday's close.  Feb 22 WTI Crude Oil closed at $81.36/barrel up $3.13 from yesterday's close.   ...

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Dec 22 Corn closed at $6.12/bushel, up $0.0175 from yesterday's close.  Dec 22 Wheat closed at $7.805/bushel, down $0.2225 from yesterday's close.  Nov 22 Soybeans closed at $13.9/bushel, up $0.09 from yesterday's close.  Dec 22 Soymeal closed at $400.6/short ton, up $4.5 from ye...

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It was a somewhat volatile open but there was one certainty – wheat was going down. Joined by soyoil. Lower wheat weighed on corn, which hung on for a small gain. The story remains one of better weather and not much else to talk about, except shipments of grain out of Ukraine are occurrin...

Western Currency Dominance

Western sanctions have bolstered interest by China and Russia in creating a third reserve currency to challenge the dollar and the euro. There is discussions of creating a BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) based basket currency similar to the IMF’s SDR’s. After all,...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Dec 22 Corn closed at $6.12/bushel, up $0.0175 from yesterday's close.  Dec 22 Wheat closed at $7.805/bushel, down $0.2225 from yesterday's close.  Nov 22 Soybeans closed at $13.9/bushel, up $0.09 from yesterday's close.  Dec 22 Soymeal closed at $400.6/short ton, up $4.5 from ye...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Bad Day for Wheat

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Western Currency Dominance

Western sanctions have bolstered interest by China and Russia in creating a third reserve currency to challenge the dollar and the euro. There is discussions of creating a BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) based basket currency similar to the IMF’s SDR’s. After all,...

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