July 31, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 97
July 31, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 106

Weekly Cash Comments

Cash Commentary for week ending 31 July 2015

Cash grain basis was mixed this week with corn basis up 2 cents a bushel, while soybean basis was off 2 cents a bushel.

 

In corn, basis levels were mostly firmer in Iowa and Nebraska as ethanol plants have bid higher in an interest to get more farmer grain after the recent sell off. In...

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July 31, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 73

Soybean Sales Cancellations

A cancellation of soybean sales this morning could continue to put pressure on the commodity as it struggles to rise above the 100 day moving average.

In the overnight session the grains traded mixed with corn up 1 3/4 cents, soybeans down 2 cents and wheat up 5 3/4 cents. Crude oil is trading down 69 cents and the U.S. Dollar has shed nearly 1 percentage point. Soybeans have struggled over the last two days to rise above the 100 day...

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July 30, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 119
July 30, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 184

Grains Higher on Strong Export Sales

Strong export sales this morning helped lift the grains.

In the overnight session the grains traded higher with corn up 3 3/4 cents, soybeans up 10 1/4 cents and wheat up 5 1/2 cents this morning. The U.S. dollar is up nearly 1/2 a percent and crude oil is 29 cents higher. A reportable sale of 140,000 metric tons of old crop soybeans was announced...

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July 29, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 151

Exceptional Hard Wheat Yields?

Analysts in the northern states are giving mixed yield forecasts for hard wheat. Cody dives into the implications of the report as well as corn and soybean technicals.

July 29, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 153

Keep an Eye Out for Basis Opportunities

With prices declining over the last couple weeks and soybeans approaching the end of the marketing year, how are you keeping an eye out for basis opportunities?

In the overnight session the grains traded slightly lower with corn down 5 1/4 cents, soybean down 3/4 of a cent and wheat trading down 5 cents this morning as nearly ideal Midwest weather continues to be the focus. December corn is now only 18 cents off the lows it printed on June 15th and...

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July 28, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 219

Pricing Where it Matters

Cody breaks down how to get the best prices for your crop and reviews chart technicals

Pricing Where it Matters

Cody breaks down how to get the best prices for your crop and reviews chart technicals

July 28, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 104

Market Finds Footing in Overnight

Can the market stop its slide in Tuesday’s trade session?

In the overnight session the grains seemed to find some footing with corn up a penny, soybeans up 10 1/4 cents and wheat in Chicago up 4 1/2 cents. The U.S. dollar is trading nearly 1/2 a percent higher and crude oil is up 11 cents. A reportable sale of 120,000 metric tons of sorghum for...

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July 27, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 163

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Monday Morning Sell-Off

July 27, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

In the overnight session the grains traded sharply lower with corn down 10 1/2 cents this morning, soybeans down 13 cents this morning and wheat down 5 1/2 cents this morning for the December contracts. The U.S. Dollar is trading over 1/2 a percent lower and crude oil is also lower, losing...

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Can Export Sales Lift Wheat?

July 23, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

In the overnight session the grains moved slightly higher with wheat showing the largest rebound, up 5 ¾ cents. Corn is trading unchanged this morning and soybeans is up ¾ of a cent. The U.S. dollar is moving nearly 1/3 of a percent lower and crude oil is up 12 cents per barrel. Export...

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Will Weather Turn Positive for Crops?

July 22, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

In the overnight session the grains traded lower again with corn down 5 ¼ cents, soybeans down 3 cents and wheat down 8 cents. The U.S. dollar is up 1/5th of a percent and crude oil 66 cents lower. Corn is trading just above the 50 percent retracement level at $4.09 from the rally that...

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Crop Conditions Hold Steady

July 21, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

In the overnight session the grains traded mixed with corn down 2 cents, soybeans up 1 ¾ cents and wheat down 4 ¼ cents. The U.S. Dollar is lower by 1/5th of a percent and crude oil is up 14 cents this morning. This morning the USDA reported 110,000 metric ton sale of U.S. soybeans to...

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