From the daily archives: Tuesday, August 8, 2017

The Windy City Trader. 08/08/17

On August 8, 2017 - 2:11 PM By

You know summer is winding down in Chicago when NFL football begins. Until last year our baseball teams were usually long gone from any playoff consideration by this time so DA BEARRSSSS were usually all we had to look forward to. Thanks to the Cubbies we at least can watch baseball through September now. And […]

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Morning Grains. 08/08/17

On August 8, 2017 - 10:22 AM By

DJ CBOT Delivery Intentions: Totals – Aug 8
Source: CME Group
Contract Quantity Next Trade
Commodity Month Delivery Day Assigned Today Date Available
SOYBEAN MEAL August Aug. 09, 2017 176 Aug 04, 2017
SOYBEAN OIL August Aug. 09, 2017 70 Aug 04, 2017
SOYBEAN August Aug. 09, 2017 256 […]

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Morning Softs. 08/08/17

On August 8, 2017 - 9:58 AM By

General Comments: Cotton was mostly higher on follow through buying worries about growing conditions in Texas and the southwest and also in other world production areas along with good export demand. December was slightly lower. After the close, USDA showed mixed conditions, with some crops showing improvement and other crops showing deterioration. The […]

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The oil drama continues as Repsol and Statoil move to pull oil workers from Venezuela as the country becomes less stable and may be on a path towards civil war.  Saudi Arabia’s Saudi Aramco said it is cutting supply to its customers by at least 520,000 barrels per day (bpd) in September raising expectations that […]

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In yesterday’s trading session the September Corn settled 5 ¾ cents higher mainly due to the fact that rains forecasted did not materialize. The USDA Crop Progress showed no change in condition ratings for U.S. Corn, Soybeans and Spring Wheat crops, according to estimates of 12 analyst polled by Reuters. The poll showed that the […]

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