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feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Corn was higher with soybeans up slightly and wheat mixed in the Thursday night session. Trading volume was fairly strong overnight. This morning USDA announced sales of another 300,000 MT of soybeans to China plus 130,000 MT to “unknown” and 125,000 MT of corn to Japan. There is st...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Mar 19 Corn closed at $3.8475/bushel, up $0.005 from yesterday's close.  Mar 19 Wheat closed at $5.3/bushel, down $0.06 from yesterday's close.  Jan 19 Soybeans closed at $9.005/bushel, down $0.065 from yesterday's close.  Jan 19 Soymeal closed at $307.3/short ton, down $1.2 from...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Overnight futures trade featured stronger wheat prices, lower soybean prices and corn near unchanged with only average volume. The soybean market seemed to exhibit “rumor fatigue.” When at last USDA/ FAS announced a sale of 1.13 MMT of soybeans to China under the daily reporting req...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Mar 19 Corn closed at $3.8425/bushel, down $0.01 from yesterday's close.  Mar 19 Wheat closed at $5.36/bushel, up $0.095 from yesterday's close.  Jan 19 Soybeans closed at $9.07/bushel, down $0.13 from yesterday's close.  Jan 19 Soymeal closed at $308.5/short ton, down $4.1 from...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

It is hard to keep track of the rumors flying around concerning Chinese plans to buy U.S. soybeans. Their most common thread has China buying 5-8 MMT, although there are several versions of this rumor. One has Sinograin and COFCO, a state-owned trading company, as the buyers since both would pr...

soy-oilseeds feed-grains wheat

Summary of Futures

Mar 19 Corn closed at $3.8525/bushel, up $0.005 from yesterday's close.  Mar 19 Wheat closed at $5.265/bushel, up $0.055 from yesterday's close.  Jan 19 Soybeans closed at $9.2/bushel, up $0.05 from yesterday's close.  Jan 19 Soymeal closed at $312.6/short ton, up $1.7 from yeste...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

It has been more than 10 days since the Trump-Xi meeting in Buenos Aires wherein, according to President Trump and others in attendance, China agreed to purchase a large quantity of U.S agricultural and energy products. Yet there is no apparent sign to date that actual business has occurred. Gr...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

It was a quiet Sunday night opening with markets all slightly lower. Trading volume was also average or less both last night and today. The only difference during today’s session was that corn, wheat and soybean futures all slowly gravitated toward unchanged. Weekly export inspections wer...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Mar 19 Corn closed at $3.84/bushel, down $0.015 from yesterday's close.  Mar 19 Wheat closed at $5.2525/bushel, down $0.06 from yesterday's close.  Jan 19 Soybeans closed at $9.0975/bushel, down $0.07 from yesterday's close.  Jan 19 Soymeal closed at $310/short ton, down $1.2 fro...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Mar 19 Corn closed at $3.855/bushel, up $0.0275 from yesterday's close.  Mar 19 Wheat closed at $5.3125/bushel, up $0.1575 from yesterday's close.  Jan 19 Soybeans closed at $9.1675/bushel, up $0.0725 from yesterday's close.  Jan 19 Soymeal closed at $311.2/short ton, down $1 fro...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

The extremely wild gyrations in U.S. equity markets are a good indication that no one knows where the U.S./China trade dispute is headed as well as a sign that it is the rest of the economy that overshadows agricultural concerns. It has been nearly a week since the Trump/Xi dinner in Argentina,...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

The arrest in Vancouver, Canada of Meng Wanzhou, a high-ranking executive of giant Chinese cellular technology company Huawei, and her pending extradition to the U.S. on charges of violating Iranian sanctions pose a potential roadblock for U.S.-China trade negotiations. Huawei has close ties to...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Corn was higher with soybeans up slightly and wheat mixed in the Thursday night session. Trading volume was fairly strong overnight. This morning USDA announced sales of another 300,000 MT of soybeans to China plus 130,000 MT to “unknown” and 125,000 MT of corn to Japan. There is st...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Mar 19 Corn closed at $3.8475/bushel, up $0.005 from yesterday's close.  Mar 19 Wheat closed at $5.3/bushel, down $0.06 from yesterday's close.  Jan 19 Soybeans closed at $9.005/bushel, down $0.065 from yesterday's close.  Jan 19 Soymeal closed at $307.3/short ton, down $1.2 from...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Overnight futures trade featured stronger wheat prices, lower soybean prices and corn near unchanged with only average volume. The soybean market seemed to exhibit “rumor fatigue.” When at last USDA/ FAS announced a sale of 1.13 MMT of soybeans to China under the daily reporting req...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Mar 19 Corn closed at $3.8425/bushel, down $0.01 from yesterday's close.  Mar 19 Wheat closed at $5.36/bushel, up $0.095 from yesterday's close.  Jan 19 Soybeans closed at $9.07/bushel, down $0.13 from yesterday's close.  Jan 19 Soymeal closed at $308.5/short ton, down $4.1 from...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

It is hard to keep track of the rumors flying around concerning Chinese plans to buy U.S. soybeans. Their most common thread has China buying 5-8 MMT, although there are several versions of this rumor. One has Sinograin and COFCO, a state-owned trading company, as the buyers since both would pr...

soy-oilseeds feed-grains wheat

Summary of Futures

Mar 19 Corn closed at $3.8525/bushel, up $0.005 from yesterday's close.  Mar 19 Wheat closed at $5.265/bushel, up $0.055 from yesterday's close.  Jan 19 Soybeans closed at $9.2/bushel, up $0.05 from yesterday's close.  Jan 19 Soymeal closed at $312.6/short ton, up $1.7 from yeste...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

It has been more than 10 days since the Trump-Xi meeting in Buenos Aires wherein, according to President Trump and others in attendance, China agreed to purchase a large quantity of U.S agricultural and energy products. Yet there is no apparent sign to date that actual business has occurred. Gr...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

It was a quiet Sunday night opening with markets all slightly lower. Trading volume was also average or less both last night and today. The only difference during today’s session was that corn, wheat and soybean futures all slowly gravitated toward unchanged. Weekly export inspections wer...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Mar 19 Corn closed at $3.84/bushel, down $0.015 from yesterday's close.  Mar 19 Wheat closed at $5.2525/bushel, down $0.06 from yesterday's close.  Jan 19 Soybeans closed at $9.0975/bushel, down $0.07 from yesterday's close.  Jan 19 Soymeal closed at $310/short ton, down $1.2 fro...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Mar 19 Corn closed at $3.855/bushel, up $0.0275 from yesterday's close.  Mar 19 Wheat closed at $5.3125/bushel, up $0.1575 from yesterday's close.  Jan 19 Soybeans closed at $9.1675/bushel, up $0.0725 from yesterday's close.  Jan 19 Soymeal closed at $311.2/short ton, down $1 fro...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

The extremely wild gyrations in U.S. equity markets are a good indication that no one knows where the U.S./China trade dispute is headed as well as a sign that it is the rest of the economy that overshadows agricultural concerns. It has been nearly a week since the Trump/Xi dinner in Argentina,...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

The arrest in Vancouver, Canada of Meng Wanzhou, a high-ranking executive of giant Chinese cellular technology company Huawei, and her pending extradition to the U.S. on charges of violating Iranian sanctions pose a potential roadblock for U.S.-China trade negotiations. Huawei has close ties to...

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