September 26, 2014 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 490

Futures Grind Lower, Basis Remains Volatile

Today we discuss a futures market which continues to grind lower and a cash market which has seen increased volatility as harvest looms. If you haven't taken a look at our mobile trading app, now is the time! Visit us at GrainHedge.com and get live quotes.

September 25, 2014 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 461

Big Exports Do Little To Rally Prices

This morning's large export sales did little to rally futures prices in Chicago. Today we discuss the sell off, and why these sales did little to bring in buying interest.

September 24, 2014 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 544

Corn/Wheat Find Buyers.. Finally Finding a Bottom?

Corn and wheat futures both traded higher in Chicago today, something we have not seen in quite some time. Today we discuss ethanol production, export sales projections, and tenders in the wheat market.

September 23, 2014 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 494

Grains Take a Breather… Bottom Near?

Today we discuss a very quiet trade day in Chicago and where the bottom could be for corn and soybeans. Weather next week could provide some slow down to corn and soybean harvest as wide spread precipitation is expected.

September 19, 2014 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 717

Soybean Basis Collapse

Soybean basis levels collapsed this week for spot delivery as harvest draws near. Tune in for the full breakdown of cash market movers!

Soybean Basis Collapse
September 18, 2014 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 495

Grains March Lower

Grains continued to slide lower as strong corn and soybeans sales were unable to support prices. Today we discuss winter wheat sowing and the dollar index on GrainTV.

September 18, 2014 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 314

Strong Corn and Soybeans Sales

Corn and soybeans showed stronger export sales than expected, while wheat missed expectations

Strong Corn and Soybeans Sales

U.S. grain futures slipped lower over night with corn trading down 2 cents, soybeans off 2 cents, and Chicago wheat down 5 cents.

This morning’s export sales report showed strong sales for U.S. corn and soybeans while wheat missed expectations. Soybean sales were reported at 1.466 mill tonnes, just above the high end of expectations. China was the largest buying accounting for a third of reported sales while 1/3 went to “unknown destinations”. Corn sales were reported at 659,000 tonnes which was in-line with strong expectations for the week. Wheat sales came in below expectations at just 314,000 tonnes for the week. This was down 15% from the previous four week average.

Outside markets and currencies will be watching the Scottish independence vote today. Scotts will vote whether to separate from the United Kingdom and establish a sovereign state. Results will be tallied late this evening so any volatility will most likely be seen during Friday’s trade session. Most analysts agree that a strong knee-jerk reaction from equities and currencies is likely but the long term impacts should be minimum – regardless of the votes outcome.

Our weather models continue to show temperatures above normal through the end of September. Frost/freeze threat remains very low and will not be a supportive story in the grains for a couple more weeks.

September 17, 2014 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 462

Fed Meeting Pushes Dollar Higher

Today's Federal Reserve meeting pushed the dollar another leg higher as the fed announced plans to raise interest rates more aggressively in 2015 and 2016 than projected in June. We discuss currencies, ethanol production, and export sales on today's show.

September 16, 2014 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 490

Soybeans Drift Lower in Quiet Trade

Soybeans drifted lower in a very quiet trade session today. Today we discuss volume in the market and long term trend line support for the grain market.

September 15, 2014 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 459

Frost/Freeze Does Little to Bounce Grains

Monday was a quiet day for U.S. grain prices with corn and soybeans drifting higher and wheat continuing to grind lower. Today we discuss the weekend's frost/freeze and tomorrow's acreage report.

Frost/Freeze Does Little to Bounce Grains

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December 19, 2014 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

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December 18, 2014 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

In the overnight session the grains are trading sharply higher with corn up 5 ¼ cents, soybeans up 7 ¼ cents and wheat up 15 ½ cents this morning. This morning we saw large single day reportable sales of 126,000 metric tons of corn to unknown destinations, 1.5 million metric tons of...

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