Divisions

Futures
Quotes retrieved on June 16, 2019, 11:34:46 AM CDT

Commentary
Wheat Finds Strength from Corn Late in the Session
Wheat futures closed Friday with most winter wheat contracts 1 to 8 cents higher and MPLS down 3 to 5 cents. Support came from corn, as the KC wheat-corn nearby spread was the lowest since 2013, helping to prop up the nearby HRW contracts. KC was up ...
Cotton Lower on Friday, Pressured by Stronger Dollar
Cotton futures closed the day with 52 to 89 point losses, as July was up 0.53% this week. July options expired on Friday. A sharply higher US dollar index pressured the market, up 559 points. Spec funds in Cotton futures and options added 2,436 contr...
Soybeans Higher on Spillover from Corn, Narrowing Planting Window
Soybean futures saw 8 to 8 3/4 cent gains in most contracts on Friday, with July up 4.73% this week. Spillover from corn was supportive, along with forecasts calling for heavy rainfall totals in the ECB. Soymeal was up $1.80/ton, with bean oil 41 poi...
Hogs Triple Digits Lower on Friday
Lean Hog futures ended Friday with most contracts $1.90 to $2.20 lower, as June expired at $79.375. The CME Lean Hog Index was up 3 cents from the previous day @ $79.57 on June 12. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was up 20 cents on Friday afternoo...
Corn Higher on Friday, as July Rose Nearly 9% this Week
Corn futures ended the Friday session with deferred 2020 contracts steady to 6 1/2 cents higher and 2019 contracts up 7 to 11 cents. The bull spreading is reflecting the strength in the cash markets, especially in the ECB. The front month continuatio...
Cattle Lower on Friday
Live cattle futures were down 27.5 to 80 cents in most contracts on Friday, as June was up 1.73% this week. Feeder cattle futures were down 70 cents to $1.175, as August lost 1.26% on the week. The CME feeder cattle index was down $1.11 to $132.25 on...

The CME Group Intercontinental Exchange