From the daily archives: Thursday, May 18, 2017

Morning Grains 05/18/17

On May 18, 2017 - 12:53 PM By

DJ U.S. Export Sales: Weekly Sales Totals – May 18
For the week ended May 11, in thousand metric tons, except cotton in
thousand running bales. Net changes in commitments are gross sales,
less cancellations, buy-backs and other downward adjustments. Total
commitments are total export shipments plus total sales.
The […]

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Morning Softs 05/18/17

On May 18, 2017 - 12:51 PM By

Brazil Plunges Back Into Political Crisis as Markets Brace (5)
Temer denies having authorized any obstruction of justice
The allegations are the latest development of Carwash probe
By Samy Adghirni, Mario Sergio Lima and Rachel Gamarski (Bloomberg) — Brazil was plunged back into a political crisis reminiscent of last year’s impeachment saga […]

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AgMaster Report 5/18/17

On May 18, 2017 - 11:15 AM By

JULY SOYBEANS The mkt eagerly anticipated the May 10 Supply & Demand from the USDA – looking for a little good news – and it got it!  Both bean & corn production estimates came in under last year’s record crops –  as well, world carry-out for corn & beans came in under 2016  especially in […]

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Today is the Last Trading Day for the May ICE Coffee. We ask that you do not wait until the last minute to exit your May ICE Coffee positions. Monday, May 22nd is the Last Trading Day for the NYMEX June NY Crude Oil.  We again ask that you do not wait until the last […]

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This morning we kickoff the day with Export Sales and Initial Jobless Claims at 7:30 A.M. and the EIA Gas Storage at 9:30 A.M. which the Thomson Reuters weekly poll of 22 analyst forecast injection numbers from 47 bcf to gg bcf with the average 61 bcf. This compares to builds of 45 bcf last […]

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Oil is struggling even after the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported the 6th drawdown in crude oil in a row and the fact that U.S. oil production dipped for the first time in 13 weeks. The bears argue that while we have seen declines they will have to be much larger to drain off excess […]

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The following ICE US margin changes are now in effective:
For a complete listing of margin requirements, go to www.theice.com _____________________________________________________ Legend
EH: Exchange Holidays | LT: Futures Last Trading Day | OE: Option Expiration Day
FN: Futures First Notice Day | LN: Futures Last Notice Day | FD: Futures First Delivery […]

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Oil Futures End Mixed

On May 18, 2017 - 7:21 AM By

[George Orwell, DTN Energy] New York Mercantile Exchange spot-month oil futures settled mixed Wednesday afternoon, with RBOB futures reversing from a three-week high to end little changed amid worry seasonal demand for gasoline remains sluggish year-over-year. The ULSD futures contract was the strongest segment of the oil complex. Oil futures registered a modest rally earlier […]

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