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European Market Analysis

Milling Wheat  World wheat markets are steady/higher this week after futures markets rallied despite the September WASDE’s addition of 4 MMT to world ending stocks. There was a sense that wheat futures were oversold heading into the report and a round of short covering and end-user b...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Mercosur Regional Analysis

Corn It’s been an interesting week for the corn market with significant volumes traded. Almost every exporter has been pushing for grain, paying up following the CBOT’s rally, and prices have increased $6-7/MT this week.   Exporters have already purchased about 37.5 MMT in...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Macro Risk Off

Don’t take it personally that markets across the board showed weakness today. Exceptions being the dollar and lean hogs. The problem is dropping consumer sentiment as growth slows in Asia and worries grow about inflation. Notable was the Biden Administration’s announced plan to atta...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Tenuous Nudges

Without a lot driving the direction of the market, today was like a bickering old couple where bulls and bears disagreed over nothing important. Trades could be found on both sides of unchanged as each side sees something in its favor.  Early expectations called for follow through on yeste...

soy-oilseeds

Oilseed Highlights: Argentina Election Impact; Brazil Soy; WASDE Changes; Canada Canola

Electoral Defeats May Cause Argentine Peronists to Revisit Export Restrictions Midterm congressional primary elections were held on Sunday in Argentina. The results saw the left of center Front for All group of Peronists headed by President Alberta Fernandez capture 30 percent of the vote while...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Corn, Wheat Rally; Corn Yields Concerning; Crude Oil Offers Support

The CBOT was mostly higher on Wednesday, led by rallies in corn and wheat that broke their Friday (post-WASDE) highs. Milling wheat stocks are tightening around the world, fueling the rally, and little cash selling in the U.S. has allowed corn to rally easily. Soybeans were mixed but slightly h...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Day Shift Follow-Through

After higher closes overnight (except soymeal), markets showed follow-through and opened higher this morning (except soymeal). While corn, wheat, and soyoil maintained gains into the close, soybeans and soymeal could not follow the pack. Wheat was the clear leader today, boosted by reports of p...

FOB Prices and Freight Rate App (Updated 14 September)

Ocean Freight Comments - 9 September 2021 By Jay O'Neil Commodity Consulting It was another bumpy week for dry-bulk markets, and it was mostly a seller’s game for the first half of the week. Late Thursday, markets started to see seeing some buying interest return and experienced a partial...

Interactive Ocean Freight Rates (Updated 14 September)

Ocean Freight Comments - 9 September 2021 By Jay O'Neil Commodity Consulting It was another bumpy week for dry-bulk markets, and it was mostly a seller’s game for the first half of the week. Late Thursday, markets started to see seeing some buying interest return and experienced a par...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Mercosur Regional Analysis

Grains After a long period of below-normal rains, September started with meaningful precipitation for a large portion of Argentina’s agricultural area, including all of Buenos Aires Province, south of Cordoba, and Santa Fe. The center of Cordoba and Santa Fe northward were less lucky, whi...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soyoil

The soybean oil price forecast is unchanged at 65 cents per pound...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soymeal

The soybean meal price is forecast at $360 per short ton, down 25 dollars...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

European Market Analysis

Milling Wheat  World wheat markets are steady/higher this week after futures markets rallied despite the September WASDE’s addition of 4 MMT to world ending stocks. There was a sense that wheat futures were oversold heading into the report and a round of short covering and end-user b...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Mercosur Regional Analysis

Corn It’s been an interesting week for the corn market with significant volumes traded. Almost every exporter has been pushing for grain, paying up following the CBOT’s rally, and prices have increased $6-7/MT this week.   Exporters have already purchased about 37.5 MMT in...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Macro Risk Off

Don’t take it personally that markets across the board showed weakness today. Exceptions being the dollar and lean hogs. The problem is dropping consumer sentiment as growth slows in Asia and worries grow about inflation. Notable was the Biden Administration’s announced plan to atta...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Tenuous Nudges

Without a lot driving the direction of the market, today was like a bickering old couple where bulls and bears disagreed over nothing important. Trades could be found on both sides of unchanged as each side sees something in its favor.  Early expectations called for follow through on yeste...

soy-oilseeds

Oilseed Highlights: Argentina Election Impact; Brazil Soy; WASDE Changes; Canada Canola

Electoral Defeats May Cause Argentine Peronists to Revisit Export Restrictions Midterm congressional primary elections were held on Sunday in Argentina. The results saw the left of center Front for All group of Peronists headed by President Alberta Fernandez capture 30 percent of the vote while...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Corn, Wheat Rally; Corn Yields Concerning; Crude Oil Offers Support

The CBOT was mostly higher on Wednesday, led by rallies in corn and wheat that broke their Friday (post-WASDE) highs. Milling wheat stocks are tightening around the world, fueling the rally, and little cash selling in the U.S. has allowed corn to rally easily. Soybeans were mixed but slightly h...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Day Shift Follow-Through

After higher closes overnight (except soymeal), markets showed follow-through and opened higher this morning (except soymeal). While corn, wheat, and soyoil maintained gains into the close, soybeans and soymeal could not follow the pack. Wheat was the clear leader today, boosted by reports of p...

FOB Prices and Freight Rate App (Updated 14 September)

Ocean Freight Comments - 9 September 2021 By Jay O'Neil Commodity Consulting It was another bumpy week for dry-bulk markets, and it was mostly a seller’s game for the first half of the week. Late Thursday, markets started to see seeing some buying interest return and experienced a partial...

Interactive Ocean Freight Rates (Updated 14 September)

Ocean Freight Comments - 9 September 2021 By Jay O'Neil Commodity Consulting It was another bumpy week for dry-bulk markets, and it was mostly a seller’s game for the first half of the week. Late Thursday, markets started to see seeing some buying interest return and experienced a par...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Mercosur Regional Analysis

Grains After a long period of below-normal rains, September started with meaningful precipitation for a large portion of Argentina’s agricultural area, including all of Buenos Aires Province, south of Cordoba, and Santa Fe. The center of Cordoba and Santa Fe northward were less lucky, whi...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soyoil

The soybean oil price forecast is unchanged at 65 cents per pound...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soymeal

The soybean meal price is forecast at $360 per short ton, down 25 dollars...

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