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Market Commentary
Wheat Market News and Commentary
Wheat futures saw up to 5 1/2 cent losses in the winter wheat contracts on Tuesday, with MPLS steady to 2 cents higher. The USDA 18/19 US ending stocks projection was pegged at 974 mbu this morning, 25 mbu higher than last month. USDA made a long-...
Cattle Market News and Commentary
Live cattle settled with 65 to 95 cent gains on Tuesday. Feeder cattle futures were up $1.15 to $2.275 on the day. The CME feeder cattle index was up 96 cents on December 10 at $144.96. Wholesale beef prices were mixed on Tuesday afternoon, with the ...
Lean Hogs Market News and Commentary
Lean Hog futures were mixed on Tuesday, with front months 27.5 cents to $1.625 lower and back months higher. The CME Lean Hog Index was up 16 cents from the previous day @ $56.12 on December 7. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was up 68 cents at $7...
Cotton Market News and Commentary
Cotton futures posted 14 to 26 point gains on Tuesday, despite larger US carryout numbers and a stronger US dollar. This morning’s monthly USDA report showed increased US production, up 180,000 bales to 18.559 million bales. TX production was u...
Corn Market News and Commentary
Corn futures closed the Tuesday session with most contracts fractionally to 1 3/4 cents higher, despite larger carryout estimates for both the US and World. USDA updated their monthly S&D table this morning showing no change to the production side fo...
Soybeans Market News and Commentary
Soybean futures ended the day with the front months 5 to 5 1/2 cents higher. Nearby soy meal was up $1/ton, with soy oil 19 points higher. This morning’s monthly WASDE update from the USDA showed no changes to the US supply and demand table, wi...