Morning Softs 7/2/15

On July 2, 2015 - 10:44 AM By

See Brazil’s commodities exports for June CSNA3.SA VALE5.SA 01-Jul-2015 02:12:43 PM SAO PAULO, 1 July (Reuters) – Brazil’s Trade Ministry published on Wednesday export data for the month of June. See the table below for the main commodities exports: Commodity June 2015 May 2015 June 2014 COFFEE(60 KG BAG) 2,386,264 2,630,419 2,622,169 CRUDE OIL (TNS) [...]

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Morning Grains 7/2/15

On July 2, 2015 - 10:28 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 77,464 lots, or 3.24 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Jul-15 – – – 4,220 4,245 4,220 -25 0 10 Sep-15 4,174 4,180 4,138 4,154 4,179 4,155 -24 51,470 51,868 Nov-15 4,280 4,280 4,112 4,154 4,161 [...]

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Happy 4th of July! Let’s sit back and pray and give our thanks and Gratitude to the brave Men and Women who sacrificed it all so we can enjoy this weekend of FREEDOM! What is the next step for Greece which may become the newest pawn in Vladimir Putin’s plan which is a scheme to [...]

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Oil price were trading like the damage is done. In other words the Greek crisis charade has already done damage to the European economy and the oil demand outlook. While Greek Prime minister Alexis Tsipras decides to go down in flames calling for a no vote and bring Greece down with him the market outlook [...]

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Myra P. Saefong | MarketWatch As the end to pit trading for the futures market draws to a close at the CME, traders worry that pit “lingo” and hand signals will become a lost language, but say faster transaction speeds will help ease the burden of change. “The closure of most trading pits is the [...]

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By TIMOTHY PUKO | The Wall Street Journal Natural gas is sinking Wednesday morning as weather models are showing a growing consensus in favor of unseasonably cool weather on the way. Natural gas for August delivery is down 4.8 cents, or 1.7%, at $2.784 a million British thermal units on the New York Mercantile Exchange. [...]

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The following  CME Group margins are changing at the close of business today: For additional Performance Bond Requirements on Equity Index, FX, Interest Rates, and Refined Products Outrights; Agriculture Intra-Commodity Spread Charges; Refined Products Inter-Commodity Spread Credits; FX and Equity Volatility, go to: http://www.cmegroup.com/tools-information/lookups/advisories/clearing/files/Chadv15-182.pdf _____________________________________________________ Legend EH: Exchange Holidays | LT: Futures Last Trading Day [...]

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Morning Grains 7/1/15

On July 1, 2015 - 9:27 AM By

DJ CBOT Delivery Intentions: Totals – Jul 1 Source: CME Group Contract Quantity Next Trade Commodity Month Delivery Day Assigned Today Date Available SOYBEAN OIL July Jul. 02, 2015 1187 Jun 30, 2015 ROUGH RICE July Jul. 02, 2015 269 Jun 29, 2015 CORN July Jul. 02, 2015 1100 Apr 29, 2015 KC HRW WHEAT [...]

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Morning Softs 7/1/15

On July 1, 2015 - 9:23 AM By

COTTON General Comments: The market closed higher in reaction to the USDA reports that showed less tan expected planted area for Cotton this year. USDA said that planted area 8.998 million acres, below trade estimates closer to 9.15 million acres. USDA said it would make another survey in July to be released with the August [...]

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Greece defaults on IMF payment. Is this the chink in the Euro’s armor? Or do we get back to basics take it on the chin and get back to work and let the Free Markets guide our destiny. Again we can kick the can down the road and another losing battle is nuclear negotiations with [...]

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After Greece became the first developed nation to miss a payment to the International Monetary Fund, it seems that after 24 hours of economic collapse Greece now says it is now ready to accept the bailout conditions it previously rejected. Though it may be too late as the total recklessness and arrogance of Greek Prime [...]

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PRICE Links Video Series Think Asia, Think Hong Kong! With Bridget Lee of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council! Senior Analyst Phil Flynn talks to Bridget Lee of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council about the momentum building in investment interest into the U.S. from Asia, China & Hong Kong, and synergies between Chicago and [...]

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