August 31, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 82
August 31, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 117

Can the Grains Recover?

The grains are moving lower early in the week, but can late growing season weather help lift them out of their lows?

In the overnight session the grains are trading lower with corn down 2 1/2 cents, soybeans down 9 1/4 cents and wheat down 4 1/2 cents by the morning pause in trading. The outside markets are also trading lower with crude oil down $1.20, the U.S. dollar down .22 cents and the mini Dow Jones...

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August 28, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 149
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Weekly Cash Comments

Cash Commentary for week ending August 28, 2015

Grain basis was mixed again this week with corn basis gaining 1.5 cents a bushel, while soybean basis gave up 4 cents on average across the U.S.

August 28, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 149

Grains pressured by positive weather outlook

The grains continue to be pressured by a positive weather outlook, higher global production and economic concerns out of China.

In the overnight session, the grains inched higher with corn up 1 1/4 cents soybeans up 5 cents and wheat up 1 cent. The U.S. dollar is trading mostly unchanged and crude oil is down 46 cents. The EU cut its corn production forecast this month to 58.7 million metric tons from 65.5 million...

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August 27, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 240
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Can Soybeans Rebound Higher?

Export sales, a rebound in the Chinese stock market and positive U.S. news helped lift soybeans early Thursday morning.

In the overnight session the grains are trading higher with soybeans leading the charge up 14 1/2 cents, corn up 1 1/2 cents and wheat up 3/4 of a penny. The U.S. dollar index is trading 1/2 a percent higher and crude oil is up $1.33. This morning exporters sold 130,000 metric tons of new...

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August 26, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 182
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Global Markets Try to Rebound

Global markets will be a major influence on the grains as markets try to rebound after hard selling early on this week.

In the overnight session the grains traded lower with corn up 1 cent, soybeans unchanged and wheat up 1 1/4 cents this morning. The U.S. dollar is trading up .38 percent and crude oil is 34 cents higher this morning. This morning the U.S. stock market is expected to open higher after a rally...

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Macro Selling Pressures Corn Lower

August 24, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

In the overnight session, the grains are trading sharply lower with corn down 10 cents, soybeans down 31 1/4 cents and wheat down 8 1/2 cents today. The U.S. dollar index is trading down 1.26 percent and crude oil is trading down $1.57 at $38.875 per barrel. This morning a global sell-off...

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Weekly Cash Comments

August 21, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

Divergence was the game this week, as corn and soybean prices continued to move in opposing directions. Corn managed a 7 cent advance in futures while cash basis levels were firmer by 1 cent a bushel, but beans couldn’t shake their negative fundamentals giving up 9 cents on the board and 4...

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Grains Modestly Higher in Night Trade

August 19, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

Grains were modestly higher in night trade with corn and beans posting slightly better than a 1-cent advance, while wheat in Chicago and Kansas City was unchanged.

 

In soybeans, new-crop month November futures fell below the pivotal $9 mark in the night session reaching a low of $8.98,...

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Can Pro Farmer Findings Lift Corn?

August 18, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

In the overnight session the grains were mixed with corn unchanged, soybeans down 7 cents and wheat down ¾ of a cent. The U.S. dollar is trading .1% higher this morning and crude oil has slid 8 cents.The Pro Farmer results from day 1 showed strong South Dakota production with an estimated...

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