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Futures
Quotes retrieved on April 22, 2019, 05:00:26 PM CDT

Commentary
Ag Market Commentary
Corn futures are trading 1 to 2 1/4 cents lower in most contracts on Monday. Losses in the wheat complex are pressuring the market lower. Weekly data from USDA showed 1.353 MMT of corn shipped in the week of April 18. That was 14.33% larger wk/wk but...
Cattle Down Triple Digits Following Thursday’s COF Report
Live cattle futures are showing $1.10 to $1.40 losses at midday, with April 20 cents lower. This is fallout from the Cattle on Feed report. Feeder cattle futures are $1.10 to $2.475 lower on Monday. The CME feeder cattle index was up $1.43 to $145.0...
Hogs Lower on Profit Taking
Lean Hog futures are down 70 cents to $2.125 on Monday. The CME Lean Hog Index was up another 39 cents from the previous day @ $81.02 on April 18. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was up 46 cents in the Monday morning report, at $87.70. The picnic ...
Corn Pressured by Wheat at Midday
Corn futures are trading 1 to 2 1/4 cents lower in most contracts on Monday. Losses in the wheat complex are pressuring the market lower. Weekly data from USDA showed 1.353 MMT of corn shipped in the week of April 18. That was 14.33% larger wk/wk but...
Soybeans Down on Monday, Pressured by Weak Exports
Soybean futures are fractionally to 1 1/2 cents lower in most contracts at midday. Meal futures are down 30 cents/ton, with May soy oil up 2 points. This morning’s Export Inspections report indicated 382,298 MT of soybeans shipped in the week t...
Cotton Mostly Higher, With Help from Outside Markets
Cotton futures are trading 3 to 25 points higher in most front months, with May down 2 points. The dollar is weaker this morning, with crude oil up $1.84/barrel, supporting cotton via synthetics. The large spec funds reduced their CFTC net long posit...