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feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Closing Futures Prices

WPI provides a summary of the week’s futures price activity and the gains/losses experienced by grain, oilseed, and livestock markets. Additionally, today’s data from the CFTC points to changing views among managed money funds. Meanwhile, commercial traders’ positions are evol...

wheat soy-oilseeds feed-grains

Summary of Futures

Ag, energy, and soft commodity futures’ technical patterns, including momentum and long-term indicators, are examined. Changes in the forward curve for grain futures have important implications while livestock momentum indicators provide directional insights.   ...

livestock feed-grains soy-oilseeds

Closing Bell Wrap-Up

If this was NPR’s Marketplace, we’d be playing the happy music right now. CBOT grains and oilseeds, along with most CME livestock futures, closed higher today with active end-user buying. The soy complex continues to rally and give excellent margins to both U.S. and Argentine crushe...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Closing Futures Prices

Today’s closing prices for corn, wheat, soybeans, cattle, and hog futures are shown along with USDA’s Export Sales results. Analysis of the latter shows interesting trends in corn and soybean exports, and it also provides insights into YTD bookings for wheat, barley, soymeal and soy...

livestock

Aussie Beef; U.S. Cattle; Moratorium on Iowa Livestock Sought

Aussie Beef Back on the Global Market Australia’s beef exports are making a comeback, up 19.7 percent last month over January 2017, and they could be back on trend to match a more normal five-year average. All five of Australia’s top markets imported more beef in January than a year...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Changes in energy products’ recent price behavior point to potential trading opportunities. Similarly, the momentum indicators in grains show opportunities in those commodities are rapidly changing as well. Finally, livestock and soft commodity futures are analyzed and their forward curve...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Closing Futures Prices

Activity in the Chicago SRW wheat market spilled over into HRW and HRS wheat futures. Shifts in the soybean, soyoil, and soymeal futures indicate a changing supply and demand situation, while live cattle and lean hog futures point to opportunities in the meat sector.  ...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Closing Bell Wrap-Up

It was a mixed day at the CBOT with wheat lower, corn higher, and the entire soy complex (yes, including soyoil) higher. Trading, however, lacked the vigor of recent days with little fresh news to act upon.  Outside markets are mixed with U.S. equities higher (Dow gaining 207 points and th...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Recent price activity for ag, energy, and soft commodities is examined in tabular and graphical format. The most important price analysis is distilled for easy understanding and presentation. Starting with a five-day price history for ag, energy and soft commodity futures prices, Commodity Anal...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Closing Futures Prices

Today’s closing prices for the first six listed futures contracts for major grain, oilseed, and livestock contracts are shown along with their changes from the prior day. Corn and soybean futures’ recent trading relationship continued again today, while broad fundamental factors inf...

feed-grains wheat soy-oilseeds

Closing Bell Wrap-Up

Soybeans were the highlight of the CBOT/CME sessions today, leading the way higher amid a sea of otherwise red prices. Corn and wheat futures were lower on profit taking and improved U.S. weather outlooks while the livestock complex was weaker in narrow trading.  Volatility continues to re...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Closing Futures Prices

Activity in the Chicago SRW wheat market spilled over into HRW and HRS wheat futures. Shifts in the soybean, soyoil, and soymeal futures indicate a changing supply and demand situation, while live cattle and lean hog futures point to opportunities in the meat sector. ...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Closing Futures Prices

WPI provides a summary of the week’s futures price activity and the gains/losses experienced by grain, oilseed, and livestock markets. Additionally, today’s data from the CFTC points to changing views among managed money funds. Meanwhile, commercial traders’ positions are evol...

wheat soy-oilseeds feed-grains

Summary of Futures

Ag, energy, and soft commodity futures’ technical patterns, including momentum and long-term indicators, are examined. Changes in the forward curve for grain futures have important implications while livestock momentum indicators provide directional insights.   ...

livestock feed-grains soy-oilseeds

Closing Bell Wrap-Up

If this was NPR’s Marketplace, we’d be playing the happy music right now. CBOT grains and oilseeds, along with most CME livestock futures, closed higher today with active end-user buying. The soy complex continues to rally and give excellent margins to both U.S. and Argentine crushe...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Closing Futures Prices

Today’s closing prices for corn, wheat, soybeans, cattle, and hog futures are shown along with USDA’s Export Sales results. Analysis of the latter shows interesting trends in corn and soybean exports, and it also provides insights into YTD bookings for wheat, barley, soymeal and soy...

livestock

Aussie Beef; U.S. Cattle; Moratorium on Iowa Livestock Sought

Aussie Beef Back on the Global Market Australia’s beef exports are making a comeback, up 19.7 percent last month over January 2017, and they could be back on trend to match a more normal five-year average. All five of Australia’s top markets imported more beef in January than a year...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Changes in energy products’ recent price behavior point to potential trading opportunities. Similarly, the momentum indicators in grains show opportunities in those commodities are rapidly changing as well. Finally, livestock and soft commodity futures are analyzed and their forward curve...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Closing Futures Prices

Activity in the Chicago SRW wheat market spilled over into HRW and HRS wheat futures. Shifts in the soybean, soyoil, and soymeal futures indicate a changing supply and demand situation, while live cattle and lean hog futures point to opportunities in the meat sector.  ...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Closing Bell Wrap-Up

It was a mixed day at the CBOT with wheat lower, corn higher, and the entire soy complex (yes, including soyoil) higher. Trading, however, lacked the vigor of recent days with little fresh news to act upon.  Outside markets are mixed with U.S. equities higher (Dow gaining 207 points and th...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Recent price activity for ag, energy, and soft commodities is examined in tabular and graphical format. The most important price analysis is distilled for easy understanding and presentation. Starting with a five-day price history for ag, energy and soft commodity futures prices, Commodity Anal...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Closing Futures Prices

Today’s closing prices for the first six listed futures contracts for major grain, oilseed, and livestock contracts are shown along with their changes from the prior day. Corn and soybean futures’ recent trading relationship continued again today, while broad fundamental factors inf...

feed-grains wheat soy-oilseeds

Closing Bell Wrap-Up

Soybeans were the highlight of the CBOT/CME sessions today, leading the way higher amid a sea of otherwise red prices. Corn and wheat futures were lower on profit taking and improved U.S. weather outlooks while the livestock complex was weaker in narrow trading.  Volatility continues to re...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Closing Futures Prices

Activity in the Chicago SRW wheat market spilled over into HRW and HRS wheat futures. Shifts in the soybean, soyoil, and soymeal futures indicate a changing supply and demand situation, while live cattle and lean hog futures point to opportunities in the meat sector. ...

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