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Recent South America Analysis

FOB Prices and Freight Rate App (Updated 11 June)

Ocean Freight Comments - 10 June 2021 By Jay O'Neil Commodity Consulting The Capesize market remains soft as cargo demand out of Australia and Brazil has not yet improved. Short covering in the Panamax sector has supported values and allowed Panamax and Supramax markets’ daily hire rates...

Interactive Ocean Freight Rates (Updated 11 June)

Ocean Freight Comments - 10 June 2021 By Jay O'Neil Commodity Consulting The Capesize market remains soft as cargo demand out of Australia and Brazil has not yet improved. Short covering in the Panamax sector has supported values and allowed Panamax and Supramax markets’ daily hire ra...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soyoil

Soybean oil exports for 2020/21 are reduced 400 million pounds to 1.9 billion as high U.S. prices reduce competitiveness in the world market. Conversely, domestic soybean oil use is increased 225 million pounds...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soymeal

U.S. soybean crush for 2020/21 is reduced 15 million bushels because of a lower forecast domestic meal disappearance and higher soybean meal imports.  ...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soybeans

USDA’s projections for 2021/22 include higher beginning and ending stocks.  Higher beginning stocks reflect a lower crush forecast for 2020/21. With higher soybean beginning stocks and no use changes for 2021/22, ending stocks are projected at 155 million bushels, up 15 million from...

feed-grains

WASDE Corn

USDA’s outlook for 2021/22 U.S. corn is for a modest reduction in beginning stocks because of ethanol and export demand.  The forecast season-average farm price is unchanged at $5.70 per bushel. This month’s 2021/22 foreign coarse grain outlook is for greater production, margin...

wheat

WASDE Wheat

USDA’s outlook for the new 2021/22 U.S. wheat crop is for higher production. All wheat yield is 50.7 bushels per acre, up 0.7 bushels from last month. Feed and residual use is raised 10 million bushels to 180 million on the higher supplies as wheat is expected to be priced competitively w...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: That Was Fun

The markets started the day bullishly for corn and soybeans but with losses in wheat. Post the USDA WASDE report things changed. Larger soybean stocks flipped that market red but not until after some curious delay. And there was notable bull spreading that split the contracts. Soybeans, meal, o...

soy-oilseeds

Oilseed Highlights: Soy and WASDE; U.S. Soy Export Sales; French Rapeseed Crop

Relatively Few Significant Changes for Soy in USDA WASDE Report Some expected the June monthly WASDE update released today to make substantial changes to the supply and demand data for soybeans and soy products. However, the report instead made relatively few significant changes to the soy data...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: CBOT Firms in Consolidative, Pre-WASDE Trade

Monday evening’s crop conditions supported CBOT trade on Tuesday, and the market opened higher overnight and added gains from there. Wheat was an early leader but pared gains by the closing bell while corn and soybeans held their gains, albeit while trading inside days on their charts. Th...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Index Roll Hammers Old Crop Futures; Cattle Fall while Hogs Post New Highs

The CBOT gapped higher at Sunday night’s open after a weekend of hot, dry weather and reductions in the Brazilian corn crop. December corn opened above $6.00 Sunday night and November soybeans opened at $14.54, with both markets scoring major technical wins for bulls. Markets opened stron...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Hot Weather Leads to Hot Markets

The CBOT finished the week on a high note with funds and speculative traders buying heading into a weekend that is forecast to be hot and dry for the U.S. December corn posted a technical upside breakout while old crop corn, soybeans, and wheat moved towards the high side of their new trading r...

FOB Prices and Freight Rate App (Updated 11 June)

Ocean Freight Comments - 10 June 2021 By Jay O'Neil Commodity Consulting The Capesize market remains soft as cargo demand out of Australia and Brazil has not yet improved. Short covering in the Panamax sector has supported values and allowed Panamax and Supramax markets’ daily hire rates...

Interactive Ocean Freight Rates (Updated 11 June)

Ocean Freight Comments - 10 June 2021 By Jay O'Neil Commodity Consulting The Capesize market remains soft as cargo demand out of Australia and Brazil has not yet improved. Short covering in the Panamax sector has supported values and allowed Panamax and Supramax markets’ daily hire ra...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soyoil

Soybean oil exports for 2020/21 are reduced 400 million pounds to 1.9 billion as high U.S. prices reduce competitiveness in the world market. Conversely, domestic soybean oil use is increased 225 million pounds...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soymeal

U.S. soybean crush for 2020/21 is reduced 15 million bushels because of a lower forecast domestic meal disappearance and higher soybean meal imports.  ...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soybeans

USDA’s projections for 2021/22 include higher beginning and ending stocks.  Higher beginning stocks reflect a lower crush forecast for 2020/21. With higher soybean beginning stocks and no use changes for 2021/22, ending stocks are projected at 155 million bushels, up 15 million from...

feed-grains

WASDE Corn

USDA’s outlook for 2021/22 U.S. corn is for a modest reduction in beginning stocks because of ethanol and export demand.  The forecast season-average farm price is unchanged at $5.70 per bushel. This month’s 2021/22 foreign coarse grain outlook is for greater production, margin...

wheat

WASDE Wheat

USDA’s outlook for the new 2021/22 U.S. wheat crop is for higher production. All wheat yield is 50.7 bushels per acre, up 0.7 bushels from last month. Feed and residual use is raised 10 million bushels to 180 million on the higher supplies as wheat is expected to be priced competitively w...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: That Was Fun

The markets started the day bullishly for corn and soybeans but with losses in wheat. Post the USDA WASDE report things changed. Larger soybean stocks flipped that market red but not until after some curious delay. And there was notable bull spreading that split the contracts. Soybeans, meal, o...

soy-oilseeds

Oilseed Highlights: Soy and WASDE; U.S. Soy Export Sales; French Rapeseed Crop

Relatively Few Significant Changes for Soy in USDA WASDE Report Some expected the June monthly WASDE update released today to make substantial changes to the supply and demand data for soybeans and soy products. However, the report instead made relatively few significant changes to the soy data...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: CBOT Firms in Consolidative, Pre-WASDE Trade

Monday evening’s crop conditions supported CBOT trade on Tuesday, and the market opened higher overnight and added gains from there. Wheat was an early leader but pared gains by the closing bell while corn and soybeans held their gains, albeit while trading inside days on their charts. Th...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Index Roll Hammers Old Crop Futures; Cattle Fall while Hogs Post New Highs

The CBOT gapped higher at Sunday night’s open after a weekend of hot, dry weather and reductions in the Brazilian corn crop. December corn opened above $6.00 Sunday night and November soybeans opened at $14.54, with both markets scoring major technical wins for bulls. Markets opened stron...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Hot Weather Leads to Hot Markets

The CBOT finished the week on a high note with funds and speculative traders buying heading into a weekend that is forecast to be hot and dry for the U.S. December corn posted a technical upside breakout while old crop corn, soybeans, and wheat moved towards the high side of their new trading r...

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