Posts by: Jack Scoville

Morning Softs 8/3/15

On August 3, 2015 - 12:08 PM By

COTTON General Comments: US futures are generally working lower, but it has been a very choppy market. US growing conditions have shown steady improvement after a very rough start. Production will be less as planted area is less, but the overall production should be more than enough to meet demand. There will be plenty of [...]

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Morning Grains 8/3/15

On August 3, 2015 - 12:05 PM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 134,596 lots, or 5.69 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Sep-15 4,152 4,167 4,096 4,130 4,144 4,132 -12 10,050 30,128 Nov-15 4,186 4,229 4,186 4,202 4,219 4,208 -11 12 118 Jan-16 4,255 4,267 4,186 4,222 4,243 [...]

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Morning Grains 7/31/15

On July 31, 2015 - 10:04 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 138,538 lots, or 5.87 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Sep-15 4,141 4,162 4,128 4,155 4,148 4,144 -4 8,690 30,908 Nov-15 4,213 4,221 4,213 4,221 4,212 4,219 7 10 116 Jan-16 4,245 4,260 4,227 4,248 4,249 [...]

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Morning Softs 7/31/15

On July 31, 2015 - 10:02 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures were lower on the return of lower export sales. Export demand remains weak as China is out of the market for the most part and as the US Dollar remains strong. Production idea for the US are holding due to the improved weather, ad reports from India and Pakistan indicate that [...]

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Morning Grains 7/30/15

On July 30, 2015 - 10:04 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 195,220 lots, or 8.28 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Sep-15 4,124 4,175 4,115 4,135 4,107 4,148 41 22,384 31,190 Nov-15 4,244 4,245 4,168 4,212 4,166 4,212 46 100 122 Jan-16 4,234 4,278 4,220 4,232 4,212 [...]

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Morning Softs 7/30/15

On July 30, 2015 - 10:00 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures were lower as demand worries returned. News of more stock market weakness in China hurt the already fragile demand ideas. Production idea for the US are holding due to the improved weather, ad reports from India and Pakistan indicate that production potentials there are high. China has been a major buyer [...]

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Morning Grains 7/29/15

On July 29, 2015 - 9:30 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 178,300 lots, or 7.50 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Sep-15 4,069 4,131 4,059 4,129 4,028 4,107 79 19,030 30,172 Nov-15 4,137 4,178 4,137 4,169 4,085 4,166 81 14 120 Jan-16 4,179 4,238 4,170 4,234 4,124 [...]

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Morning Softs 7/29/15

On July 29, 2015 - 9:19 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures were higher and moved back into the recent trading range. The crop conditions and progress were mostly in line with expectations, but the outside markets showed some economic optimism and the better attitudes supported buying in Cotton. China has been a major buyer in world markets until the last couple of [...]

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Morning Grains 7/28/15

On July 28, 2015 - 10:00 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 154,848 lots, or 6.38 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Sep-15 4,013 4,064 3,975 4,064 4,044 4,028 -16 13,512 33,614 Nov-15 4,085 4,090 4,082 4,090 4,069 4,085 16 22 130 Jan-16 4,121 4,173 4,074 4,170 4,146 [...]

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Morning Softs 7/28/15

On July 28, 2015 - 9:57 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures were lower and began a new leg down on the charts. Weakness came from the move lower seen in the Chinese stock market. China has been a major buyer in world markets until the last couple of years, and ideas are that the economic problems there could hurt additional demand growth [...]

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Morning Grains 7/24/15

On July 24, 2015 - 10:02 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 108,044 lots, or 4.49 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Sep-15 4,059 4,080 4,035 4,061 4,032 4,058 26 10,754 34,794 Nov-15 4,066 4,110 4,066 4,075 4,056 4,087 31 26 154 Jan-16 4,151 4,187 4,137 4,163 4,133 [...]

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Morning Softs 7/24/15

On July 24, 2015 - 9:19 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures closed a little higher. Trading overall remains in a range. The US weather has improved and most areas should be in good condition. It has been hot in Texas, but crops there have seen some rains as well. Southeast and Delta areas have turned drier and this is good news for [...]

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