January 23, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 118
January 23, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 160

Weekly Cash Comments

Cash basis commentary for week of January 23

Soybean futures continued to erode this week giving up 14 cents a bushel while corn found modest strength in a 3 cent advance. In the cash market, basis movements were fairly muted this week with US average corn basis gaining 1 cent a bushel while soybeans added 2 cents to the US average...

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January 23, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 198

Huge Corn Sales Surprise the Market

This week's corn sales were reported at marketing year highs doubling analyst expectations.

In the overnight, soybeans and wheat traded lower slipping 5 ¾ and 5 ¾ cents respectively, while corn stayed mostly unchanged increasing by ¼ cent. The export sales report was very supportive for corn, neutral for wheat and bearish for soybeans which missed analyst expectations by a...

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January 22, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 139

Difficult for Corn and Soybeans to Find Traction

Cody and Kevin break down the ethanol numbers released today. Tune in to hear them discuss what was weighing down the corn market and what may have influenced lower bean prices after a positive overnight session.

January 22, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 87

Will Ethanol Production Stay Ahead of Pace

Ethanol production has been running well ahead of pace to meet USDA expectations all year, will we begin to see production soften this week?

In the overnight session the grains traded slightly higher with corn up 3/4 of a cent, soybeans up 3 1/4 cents and wheat up 3 ¾ cents. Soybeans are trading at $9.87 ½ just below $9.91 which is the low side of the sideways range it traded in since late October. The low side of the range which...

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January 21, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 154

River Basis Shows Strength

Kevin and Cody discuss what is supporting river basis and give a summary of where they think the wheat market is heading.

January 21, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 174

Wheat Jumps in Early Morning

Grains are mixed this morning with wheat showing strength after a sharp sell off over the last 20 days.

Grains are mixed in the overnight session with corn down ¾ of a cent, soybeans up 1 ½ cents and wheat up 7 cents after a sharp selloff over the last 20 days helped U.S. wheat gain some competitiveness on the global market. Also helping wheat is the accusations out of Kiev that Ukrainian...

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January 20, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 233

Support for Wheat?

Cody and Kevin discuss where wheat might be heading this week. They also look to ethanol numbers to see how they might effect corn.

Support for Wheat?

Cody and Kevin discuss where wheat might be heading this week along with taking a look to ethanol numbers to see how they might effect corn. 

January 20, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 341

Another Chinese Soybean Cancellation

The second soybean cancellation in five days is announced this morning which will weigh on soybean prices which are set to open below key support.

In the overnight session the grains traded lower with soybeans leading to the downside by 8 ¼ cents by the morning pause. Corn slipped 3 ½ cents and wheat slid 1 ½ cents on Tuesday morning. Soybeans are now trading below key support at $9.91 as higher than expected ending stocks coupled with...

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January 16, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 188

Mixed Trade to Close the Week

Export sales seem to give way for a mixed market to close the week. Cody will also discuss changes in basis around the country.

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Weekly Cash Comments

January 16, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

Grain futures fell sharply this week following the release of USDA’s revised supply and demand data. As a result, corn futures were off 14 cents, while front-month Mar soybean futures plummeted 57 cents. In the cash market, basis improved on average by 2 cents for soybeans and 3 cents for...

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Export Sales Support Bounce in Grains

January 15, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

In the overnight session we have seen some buyers come back into the market with corn up 4 ½ cents, soybeans up 6 ½ cents and wheat in Chicago up 4 ¼ cents. Yesterday, corn and soybeans both found some support with soybeans dipping below $10 during the day but closing the session at 10.10...

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So Where Do Prices Go From Here

January 13, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

In the overnight session the grains bounced with corn up 3 ¼ cents, soybeans were up 7 ¼ cents and wheat trading 10 ½ cents higher going into the morning pause. This morning's trade session should be supported by a nice export sale of 105,000 metric tons of old crop corn sold to unknown...

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