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Futures
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Commentary
Soybeans Market News and Commentary
Soybean futures are mostly 3 cents per bushel higher this morning. They closed Friday with losses of 6 to 6 3/4 cents, despite another export sale to China. Dec soy meal expired at $309.40/ton, with soy oil at 28.39 cents/lb. The Commitment of Trader...
Cotton Market News and Commentary
Cotton futures are trading 6 to 17 points lower this morning. They saw 19 to 32 point gains on Friday. Cotton commitments for export are now lagging a year ago by 2.5%. Compared to the USDA projected 15 million bales, they are 71% of that number vs. ...
Wheat Market News and Commentary
Wheat futures are currently 2 to 5 cents higher, with Minneapolis HRS weaker than the other two markets. Wheat was a penny to 6 cents lower in most contracts on Friday. Wheat 18/19 export commitments are now just 9.5% behind this time last year. They...
Ag Market Commentary
Corn futures are trading fractionally higher to start the week. They ended the Friday session with most contracts steady to 1/2 cent higher, as Dec expired at $3.76 3/4. US corn Export Commitments are now 44% of the USDA projection, with the normal p...
Cattle Market News and Commentary
Live cattle futures settled with most contracts steady to 45 cents lower on Friday. Nearby Dec was up 12.5 cents as it has to stick close to cash. Feeder cattle futures were 10 to 40 cents lower on the day. The CME feeder cattle index was up 51 cents...
Lean Hogs Market News and Commentary
Lean Hog futures were mixed on Friday, with Dec expiring at $54.95. The CME Lean Hog Index was down 18 cents from the previous day @ $55.36 on December 12. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was down $1.37 at $71.80. The national base cash hog carcas...