Morning Grains 7/25/14

On July 25, 2014 - 9:59 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 60,186 lots, or 2.62 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Sep-14 4,399 4,404 4,392 4,397 4,401 4,396 -5 3,498 90,304 Nov-14 – – – 4,370 4,374 4,370 -4 0 170 Jan-15 4,348 4,361 4,333 4,343 4,352 [...]

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Effective with the close of business Fri, July 25, the following CME group contracts margins are changing:                       Additional Performance Bond Requirements for Electricity, Equity Index, Refined Products, and Weather Outrights; Ethanol Intra-Commodity Spread Charges; Coal, ERIS, NGLs, and Metals Inter-Commodity Spread Credits, go to: [...]

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Morning Softs 7/25/14

On July 25, 2014 - 9:19 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures closed lower despite a positive export sales report. Ideas of poor demand down the road are still around Demand remains a problem as China remains mostly out of the market. The lack of Chinese buying reflects in part the moves by the government to sell Cotton into the domestic market and [...]

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Financials: Sept. Bonds are currently 14 higher at 138’10, 10 Yr. Notes 3.5 higher at 125’05 and 5 Yr. Notes 1.2 higher at 119’02.7. Yesterday’s positive weekly Jobless Claims number (20,000 less than expected) took the Bonds down to the 137’28 level (Thurs. close) only to rally partially back to present levels after the release [...]

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With Grid Iron weather in the month of July the Grain Complex is looking like it is ready for harvest pressure early much to the chagrin of most traders and farmers alike. In the overnight electronic session the September Corn is currently trading at 358 ¾ which is 2 ¾ cents lower. The trading range [...]

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While the world is in geopolitical turmoil somehow financial markets are subdued. While many credit the Fed and their easy money policies another main component of this calm in the face of multiple storms is the rise of the US oil producer. Soaring US oil production has allied fears that these many geo-political hotspots could [...]

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Morning Grains 7/24/14

On July 24, 2014 - 10:21 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 86,914 lots, or 3.79 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Sep-14 4,413 4,422 4,392 4,397 4,402 4,401 -1 6,702 90,842 Nov-14 – – – 4,374 4,374 4,374 0 0 170 Jan-15 4,362 4,369 4,334 4,349 4,361 [...]

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Morning Softs 7/24/14

On July 24, 2014 - 10:12 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures closed a little higher, helped in part from lower crop condition ratings from USDA and on dry and warm forecasts for Texas. Demand remains a problem as China remains mostly out of the market. The lack of Chinese buying reflects in part the moves by the government to sell Cotton into [...]

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The second storm of the Hurricane season has dissipated into a Tropical wave. With the EIA Gas Stocks due out at 9:30 CST this morning and average builds guesstimated on the street average about builds of 96 bcf. In the overnight electronic the August contract is currently trading at 3.778 which is .016 cent higher. [...]

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Air Risk. The Energy Report 7/24/14

On July 24, 2014 - 9:23 AM By

A day after Ukraine accused Russia of shooting down Ukrainian warplanes and after the downing of a Malaysian passenger plane another plane has gone missing. Reports overnight that Spain’s Swiftair lost contact with an Airbus A320 plane that had 116 people aboard en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso in Africa to Algiers may bring [...]

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By Anna Louie Sussman | Reuters U.S. crude stocks fell more than expected last week even as refineries cut output, government data showed on Wednesday, but a build of 5 million barrels in combined inventories of gasoline and distillates raised questions about demand. Crude inventories fell 4 million barrels in the last week, data from [...]

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Morning Grains 7/23/14

On July 23, 2014 - 10:21 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 212,288 lots, or 9.29 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Sep-14 4,400 4,414 4,391 4,399 4,397 4,402 5 16,066 90,760 Nov-14 – – – 4,374 4,378 4,374 -4 0 170 Jan-15 4,345 4,388 4,338 4,338 4,336 [...]

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