June 04, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 161

Soybean Sales Mixed

Export sales were mixed this morning with new crop soybean showing the best performance this week.

In the overnight session corn traded lower by 1 1/2 cents, soybeans pushed 2 1/2 cents higher and wheat in Chicago fell by 2 1/4 cents. The U.S dollar is continuing lower today after two days of selling and crude oil is down 39 cents.

 

This week’s export sales did little to impress with...

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June 03, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 204
June 03, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 151

Could India Grain Production Lift the Markets?

The markets rallied sharply yesterday on the back of a dollar sell-off and concerns about India grain production.

In the overnight session the grains are trading slightly lower with corn down 3/4 of a cent, soybeans down 4 1/4 cents and wheat down 1 1/4 cents going into this morning’s pause in trade. Crude oil is down $1.04 this morning and the U.S. dollar has rallied back nearly 1/2 a percent from the...

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June 02, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 238
June 02, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 168

Winter Wheat conditions decline in Texas and Colorado

Winter Wheat rated good to excellent fell by 1 percent throughout the U.S. in the latest crop progress report issued out on Monday.

In the overnight session the grains traded higher with corn up 2 1/4 cents, soybeans up 8 1/2 cents and wheat up 4 1/2 cents going into this morning’s pause in trade. The U.S. dollar index has fallen nearly 3/4 of a percent and crude oil is 55 cents higher this morning.

 

Yesterday, crop...

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June 01, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 194

Bearish Wheat Trend is Sustained

Cody talks about pricing strategies for these spikes in wheat prices. Export inspections, weather, and crop progress are also covered.

June 01, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 201

Grains Quiet on Monday

The grains are mostly unchanged with the exception of soybeans on Monday morning.

In the overnight session the grains were mixed with corn lower, soybeans down 3 3/4 cents and wheat up 1 1/4 cents. The U.S. dollar is trading slightly higher with crude oil down 28 cents this morning. On Friday, the grain crushers strike in Rosario Argentina was resolved which should have a...

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May 29, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 344

Weekly Cash Market Update

Tune in to watch Cody discuss the weekly export sales and talk about the basis changes throughout the country.

Cody discusses this week's export sales and the basis movement around the country. 

May 29, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 265

Weekly Cash Comments

Cash commentary for week ending May 29

It was another week lower in the grain futures markets as the prospects of another bumper crop this fall keep prices on the defensive. In the cash market, basis levels only showed modest improvement for soybeans, which gained 1-cent a bushel while corn basis was unchanged for the week.

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May 29, 2015 | | Views: 267

Chart of Note: Colombia On Track To Again Fill Duty-Free Quota Before Year’s End

The large increase in the past two years was made possible by both greater availability and the U.S.-Colombia free trade agreement

Chart of Note: Colombia On Track To Again Fill Duty-Free Quota Before Year’s End
This chart illustrates that Colombia is importing a similar amount of U.S. corn in the first four months of this calendar year as compared to last year and will likely exhaust its duty-free quota soon. Courtesy of the U.S. Grains Council

This week’s U.S. Grains Council’s Chart of Note illustrates that Colombia is importing a similar amount of U.S. corn in the first four months of this calendar year as compared to last year and will likely exhaust its duty-free quota soon.

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