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Morning Grains 5/28/15

On May 28, 2015 - 9:52 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 170,704 lots, or 7.56 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Jul-15 4,417 4,417 4,325 4,325 4,357 4,361 4 34 8 Sep-15 4,392 4,440 4,377 4,393 4,395 4,411 16 137,656 145,280 Nov-15 – – – 4,459 4,443 [...]

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Morning Softs 5/28/15

On May 28, 2015 - 9:21 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures closed slightly lower. There is increasing talk about the weather. The big rains seen over the weekend hit production areas in Texas and Oklahoma and could cause delayed planting in those areas. More big rains are possible in these areas at the end of the week. There is also talk that [...]

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Morning Grains 5/27/15

On May 27, 2015 - 10:57 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 142,052 lots, or 6.26 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Jul-15 – – – 4,357 4,357 4,357 0 0 10 Sep-15 4,406 4,424 4,371 4,388 4,424 4,395 -29 121,044 147,186 Nov-15 – – – 4,443 4,472 [...]

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Morning Softs 5/27/15

On May 27, 2015 - 10:54 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures closed lower as the US Dollar turned sharply higher. The market seems as interested in the economic data and macro markets as much as anything else these days. But, there is increasing talk about the weather. The big rains seen over the weekend hit production areas in Texas and Oklahoma and [...]

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Morning Grains 5/26/15

On May 26, 2015 - 11:16 AM By

WHEAT General Comments: Futures moved higher on weather concerns. This market remains a weather market, with fears of production and quality losses in the central and southern Great Plains and Midwest providing price support. Current forecasts call for a lot of rain to the south, and some quality could be damaged. It has been a [...]

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Morning Softs 5/26/15

On May 26, 2015 - 11:05 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures closed lower as the US Dollar turned sharply higher. The market seems as interested in the economic data and macro markets as much as anything else these days. Traders will be interested in the planting progress reports that come out this afternoon and should show slow progress. Short term trends have [...]

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Morning Grains 5/22/15

On May 22, 2015 - 11:13 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 117,382 lots, or 5.07 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Jul-15 4,225 4,280 4,184 4,279 4,229 4,257 28 22 20 Sep-15 4,295 4,328 4,275 4,295 4,295 4,305 10 100,330 140,030 Nov-15 – – – 4,369 4,359 [...]

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Morning Softs 5/22/15

On May 22, 2015 - 9:59 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures closed lower after failing to penetrate the highs of Wednesday. The US economic news was positive, but export sales were just solid and not super strong. Short term trends have turned down as the US crop gets planted. However, planting progress will be slow as rains are expected to return to [...]

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Morning Grains 5/21/15

On May 21, 2015 - 10:20 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 117,382 lots, or 5.07 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Jul-15 4,225 4,280 4,184 4,279 4,229 4,257 28 22 20 Sep-15 4,295 4,328 4,275 4,295 4,295 4,305 10 100,330 140,030 Nov-15 – – – 4,369 4,359 [...]

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Morning Softs 5/21/15

On May 21, 2015 - 10:00 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures closed little changed after trading both sides of unchanged. The US economic news was positive, but the US Dollar was higher and hurt export demand ideas. Short term trends have turned down as the US crop gets planted. However, planting progress will be slow as rains are expected to return to [...]

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Morning Grains 5/20/15

On May 20, 2015 - 10:52 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 159,098 lots, or 6.85 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Jul-15 4,240 4,278 4,170 4,170 4,274 4,229 -45 6 8 Sep-15 4,320 4,329 4,270 4,295 4,342 4,295 -47 139,968 147,242 Nov-15 4,361 4,365 4,353 4,353 4,383 [...]

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Morning Softs 5/20/15

On May 20, 2015 - 10:07 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures closed lower on follow through speculative selling. The US economic news was positive, but the US Dollar was sharply higher and hurt export demand ideas. Short term trends have turned down as the US crop gets planted. Ideas are that yields can be good this year as more tan enough rain [...]

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