Posts by: Jack Scoville

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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Morning Softs 7/23/14

On July 23, 2014 - 10:18 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures closed a little higher, helped in part from lower crop condition ratings from USDA. Demand remains a problem as China showed less imports in data released on Monday. Chinese imports were down in June and are lower on a year to date basis against last year. The lack of Chinese buying [...]

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Morning Grains 7/22/14

On July 22, 2014 - 3:32 PM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 183,224 lots, or 7.98 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Sep-14 4,336 4,413 4,334 4,406 4,338 4,397 59 36,506 93,216 Nov-14 – – – 4,378 4,320 4,378 58 0 170 Jan-15 4,316 4,361 4,303 4,358 4,322 [...]

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Morning Softs 7/22/14

On July 22, 2014 - 3:29 PM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures closed a little lowr, helped in part from weak demand data from China. Chinese imports were down in June and are lower on a year to date basis against last year. The lack of Chinese buying reflects in part the moves by the government to sell Cotton into the domestic market [...]

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Morning Grains 7/21/2014

On July 21, 2014 - 10:43 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 107,068 lots, or 4.64 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Sep-14 4,280 4,362 4,276 4,339 4,296 4,338 42 23,716 97,088 Nov-14 4,311 4,332 4,311 4,332 4,311 4,320 9 14 170 Jan-15 4,316 4,339 4,301 4,316 4,328 [...]

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Morning Softs 7/21/2014

On July 21, 2014 - 10:38 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures traded mostly sideways last week, but finished near the bottom of the range. World supplies remain strong and ideas are that the US can produce a very good crop. Export sales from USDA were weak once again as China and other major buyers wait for even lower prices. Good weather and [...]

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Morning Grains 7/18/14

On July 18, 2014 - 9:49 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 81,770 lots, or 3.54 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Sep-14 4,297 4,319 4,285 4,298 4,298 4,296 -2 7,908 104,978 Nov-14 4,313 4,315 4,303 4,315 4,309 4,311 2 20 176 Jan-15 4,330 4,347 4,312 4,323 4,336 [...]

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Morning Softs 7/18/14

On July 18, 2014 - 9:28 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures were mixed. The crop continues to show good progress and good condition, and ideas of big world production continue. Prices can continue to drift lower as long as these types of statistics continue.. Brazil conditions are reported to be good in Bahia with warm temperatures and a few showers. Conditions are [...]

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Morning Grains 7/17/14

On July 17, 2014 - 9:40 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 54,624 lots, or 2.37 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Sep-14 4,296 4,312 4,292 4,295 4,303 4,298 -5 6,598 108,796 Nov-14 – – – 4,309 4,309 4,309 0 0 184 Jan-15 4,340 4,348 4,328 4,329 4,342 [...]

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Morning Softs 7/17/14

On July 17, 2014 - 9:11 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures were slightly lower. The crop continues to show good progress and good condition, and ideas of big world production continue. Prices can continue to drift lower as long as these types of statistics continue.. Brazil conditions are reported to be good in Bahia with warm temperatures and a few showers. Conditions [...]

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Morning Grains 7/16/14

On July 16, 2014 - 9:57 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 77,950 lots, or 3.39 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Sep-14 4,297 4,310 4,293 4,300 4,298 4,303 5 11,480 112,974 Nov-14 – – – 4,309 4,309 4,309 0 0 184 Jan-15 4,341 4,351 4,335 4,340 4,337 [...]

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Morning Softs 7/16/14

On July 16, 2014 - 9:09 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures were slightly lower and the overall down trend remains intact. The crop continues to show good progress and good condition. The USDA reports were bearish as USDA showed higher than expected domestic production and also big world production. Demand should increase, but ending stocks will increase as well. Prices can continue [...]

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