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Wheat Recent Wheat Analysis

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Market Commentary

It was a trade war-influenced day at the CBOT with China adding tariffs to another $60 billion of U.S. products in a retaliatory response to the latest Trump-imposed tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods. The back-and-forth tariffs are not really causing further damage to major agricultural...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Dec 18 Corn closed at $3.4325/bushel, down $0.0475 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Wheat closed at $5.105/bushel, up $0.0425 from yesterday's close.  Nov 18 Soybeans closed at $8.14/bushel, down $0.095 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Soymeal closed at $303.3/short ton, down $2.4...

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Middle East, Mediterranean and Africa Regional Analysis

Regional Updates MIDDLE EAST/MEDITERRANEANCOMMENTS Afghanistan has received the first lot of Pakistan’s 40,000 MT wheat donation. The shipment of just under 400 MT was delivered at the same time the new Pakistani foreign minister was visiting the country. The Middle East/African region&rs...

wheat biofuel

More Things to Keep You Up at Night

The initial (and minimum) revenue insurance price for the 2019 U.S. winter wheat crop has now been determined. It is based on the daily average of the July 2019 Chicago and KC wheat futures between 15 August and 15 September. The price for hard red winter wheat is $5.74 versus last year’s...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Corn and soybean prices were lower overnight with wheat prices slightly higher. That trend continued throughout today, but Chicago SRW and KC HRW wheat couldn’t hold any gains. However, Minneapolis HRS futures were higher all day, which might have been because of the troubles with Russia&...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Smile! Large Upside Volatility in Corn Futures

In the latest sequence of WPI’s weekly Smile! report, the biggest change is a massive increase in upside volatility for corn futures while soybean and wheat futures are more neutrally positioned. For background on the methodology used in this analysis, check out this article. Ag...

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Mercosur Regional Analysis

Soybeans Brazil Brazil’s soybean market was active last week, especially at the beginning with Chinese buyers securing several vessels. Spot margins have been extremely good lately in China at around $50-55/MT, a level hardly seen before for October, November or December positions. Brazil...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Early Projections for 2019 Crop Returns Are Dismal

Big Iron, one of the largest farm shows in the country, was held this week in Fargo, ND. There is always a large seminar held for farmers during this show, which covers topics such as market outlook, marketing strategies, updates on the progress of the farm bill, etc. Also included this year wa...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Markets traded mixed during the overnight session but closed with wheat up 6-7 cents and small gains for corn and soybeans. Today’s session traded much the same way with corn and soybean futures markets mostly steady and wheat higher. Volume was less than average, which has been the case...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Dec 18 Corn closed at $3.5175/bushel, up $0.0125 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Wheat closed at $5.115/bushel, up $0.145 from yesterday's close.  Nov 18 Soybeans closed at $8.305/bushel, down $0.0275 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Soymeal closed at $308.7/short ton, down $6.2 f...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Money Flows versus the Market

WPI’s recent research suggests December corn futures are likely to see additional selling pressure while a bottom may be approaching for November soybean futures. The wheat market outlook is mixed with funds reportedly holding a small long position but more recent data suggesting they hav...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Trading was double-sided and lackluster today following USDA’s bearish WASDE. Chart and technical conditions are bearish, and that is turning funds into sellers despite some solid end user buying. Reports from farm country are that farmer sales are almost completely gone after the CBOT&rs...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

It was a trade war-influenced day at the CBOT with China adding tariffs to another $60 billion of U.S. products in a retaliatory response to the latest Trump-imposed tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods. The back-and-forth tariffs are not really causing further damage to major agricultural...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Dec 18 Corn closed at $3.4325/bushel, down $0.0475 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Wheat closed at $5.105/bushel, up $0.0425 from yesterday's close.  Nov 18 Soybeans closed at $8.14/bushel, down $0.095 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Soymeal closed at $303.3/short ton, down $2.4...

wheat feed-grains

Middle East, Mediterranean and Africa Regional Analysis

Regional Updates MIDDLE EAST/MEDITERRANEANCOMMENTS Afghanistan has received the first lot of Pakistan’s 40,000 MT wheat donation. The shipment of just under 400 MT was delivered at the same time the new Pakistani foreign minister was visiting the country. The Middle East/African region&rs...

wheat biofuel

More Things to Keep You Up at Night

The initial (and minimum) revenue insurance price for the 2019 U.S. winter wheat crop has now been determined. It is based on the daily average of the July 2019 Chicago and KC wheat futures between 15 August and 15 September. The price for hard red winter wheat is $5.74 versus last year’s...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Corn and soybean prices were lower overnight with wheat prices slightly higher. That trend continued throughout today, but Chicago SRW and KC HRW wheat couldn’t hold any gains. However, Minneapolis HRS futures were higher all day, which might have been because of the troubles with Russia&...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Smile! Large Upside Volatility in Corn Futures

In the latest sequence of WPI’s weekly Smile! report, the biggest change is a massive increase in upside volatility for corn futures while soybean and wheat futures are more neutrally positioned. For background on the methodology used in this analysis, check out this article. Ag...

soy-oilseeds feed-grains wheat

Mercosur Regional Analysis

Soybeans Brazil Brazil’s soybean market was active last week, especially at the beginning with Chinese buyers securing several vessels. Spot margins have been extremely good lately in China at around $50-55/MT, a level hardly seen before for October, November or December positions. Brazil...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Early Projections for 2019 Crop Returns Are Dismal

Big Iron, one of the largest farm shows in the country, was held this week in Fargo, ND. There is always a large seminar held for farmers during this show, which covers topics such as market outlook, marketing strategies, updates on the progress of the farm bill, etc. Also included this year wa...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Markets traded mixed during the overnight session but closed with wheat up 6-7 cents and small gains for corn and soybeans. Today’s session traded much the same way with corn and soybean futures markets mostly steady and wheat higher. Volume was less than average, which has been the case...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Dec 18 Corn closed at $3.5175/bushel, up $0.0125 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Wheat closed at $5.115/bushel, up $0.145 from yesterday's close.  Nov 18 Soybeans closed at $8.305/bushel, down $0.0275 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Soymeal closed at $308.7/short ton, down $6.2 f...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Money Flows versus the Market

WPI’s recent research suggests December corn futures are likely to see additional selling pressure while a bottom may be approaching for November soybean futures. The wheat market outlook is mixed with funds reportedly holding a small long position but more recent data suggesting they hav...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Trading was double-sided and lackluster today following USDA’s bearish WASDE. Chart and technical conditions are bearish, and that is turning funds into sellers despite some solid end user buying. Reports from farm country are that farmer sales are almost completely gone after the CBOT&rs...

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