April 27, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 73
April 27, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 65

Grains Pressured on Monday Morning

The grains are pressured by precipitation in the southern plains, a stronger dollar and the easing of the trucker strike in Brazil.

In the overnight session the grains traded lower with corn down 2 1/4 cents, soybeans up 1/2 a cent and wheat down 2 cents going into the morning pause in trade. Crude oil is down 28 cents and the U.S. dollar is trading a fraction of a percent higher. Exporters reported 158,000 metric tons...

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April 24, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 157

Weekly Wrap Up

Cody gives and update on the Brazilian trucker strike and weather in the plains. He ends with a report of weekly basis changes.

April 24, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 176

Weekly Cash Comments

Weekly Cash Commentary for week ending April 24

Grain basis levels were modestly higher this week with both corn and soybeans posting an anemic 1-cent a bushel gain on average across the US this week.

 

In corn, it was a quiet week for export basis with the Gulf basis unchanged. River terminals found only modest strength with barge...

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April 24, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 166

Corn Weak on Prospects of Record Argentina Crop

The agricultural ministry announced Argentina is anticipating a record corn harvest and raised their forecast by 1 million metric tons yesterday.

In the overnight session the grains traded lower with corn down 2 cents, wheat down 1 3/4 cents and soybeans down 3 3/4 cents. The U.S dollar index is down 1/4 of a percent and crude oil is off 11 cents this morning. This morning a reportable export sale was announced for 121,400 metric tons...

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April 23, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 136
April 23, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 99

Strong Export Sales Lift Grains

The grains got a nice shot of positive news after export sales were announced this morning well above analyst expectations.

In the overnight session corn, soybeans and wheat are trading higher with corn up 1 cent, soybeans up 4 3/4 cents and wheat up 3 1/2 cents. The dollar is trading down nearly 1/4 of a percent and crude oil is up 56 cents a barrel.  

 

Export sales were very positive today for the grains...

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April 22, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 168

Ethanol Production

Cody reviews ethanol production trends, weekly weather, and gives an update of the current Bird Flu situation in Iowa.

April 22, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 165

Corn Lower Again in the Overnight

The corn market is pressured again this morning by the rising concern of bird flu and its effects on U.S. poultry

In the overnight session the grains were mixed with corn down 1 3/4 cents, soybeans down 3 3/4 cents and wheat up 1 1/4 cents going into this morning’s pause in trading. The U.S dollar is trading mostly unchanged and crude oil is off .25 percent.

April 21, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 161

Reports of Bird Flu

Cody takes a look at how the news of bird flu will affect feed usage and discusses the Brazilian Real.

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Winter Wheat Conditions Unchanged

April 21, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

The grains are all trading lower in the overnight with corn down 3 3/4 cents, soybeans down 1 1/4 cents and wheat down 3/4 cents going into the pause. The U.S dollar is trading a fraction of a percent higher and crude oil is mostly flat after consolidating for the last couple days.

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China Reserve Rates Support Soybeans

April 20, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

In the overnight session corn is down 1 3/4 cents, soybeans are up 4 1/2 cents and wheat in Chicago is up 1 1/2 cents. The U.S dollar is trading nearly .5 percent higher this morning with crude oil down .75 percent. Over the weekend china’s central bank cut the reserve requirement by 100...

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Weekly Cash Comments

April 17, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

Grain basis levels continued to stagnate this week with both corn and beans each posting less than a 1-cent improvement on the week.

 

In corn, the biggest movement occurred at the Gulf where export bids were up 3 cents a bushel on nearby basis, but river terminals as a group posted only...

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Wheat Prices under Pressure

April 17, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

In the overnight session corn is down 3/4 of a penny, soybeans are up a cent and wheat is up 3 1/4 cents. The dollar is trading slightly higher this morning, now hovering at 97.640 while crude oil is trading down nearly a percent after news that OPEC’s production in March added to the...

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Soybean Sales Beat Expectations

April 16, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

In the overnight session corn and soybeans traded a relatively wide range but went into the morning pause mostly unchanged. Wheat increased 3 1/4 cents in the overnight and the U.S. dollar index continued its slide for the third straight day. Crude oil is also trading lower this morning off...

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Soy Market Focused on NOPA Crush

April 15, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

In the overnight session the grains were mixed again with corn down 2 cents, soybeans up 1 3/4 cents and wheat in Chicago up 3 cents. The NOPA crush numbers will be released at 11 AM CST this morning which is expected to show a record amount of soybeans crushed for the month of March....

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