Posts by: Jack Scoville

Morning Grains 7/28/14

On July 28, 2014 - 9:51 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 135,624 lots, or 5.96 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Sep-14 4,401 4,453 4,401 4,447 4,396 4,441 45 17,822 91,888 Nov-14 4,386 4,386 4,386 4,386 4,370 4,386 16 2 170 Jan-15 4,360 4,405 4,353 4,399 4,346 [...]

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Morning Softs 7/28/14

On July 28, 2014 - 9:12 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures closed lower again. Demand remains a problem as China remains mostly out of the market. The lack of Chinese buying reflects in part the moves by the government to sell Cotton into the domestic market and to reduce stocks in warehouses. World supplies remain strong and ideas are that the US [...]

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Morning Grains 7/25/14

On July 25, 2014 - 9:59 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 60,186 lots, or 2.62 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Sep-14 4,399 4,404 4,392 4,397 4,401 4,396 -5 3,498 90,304 Nov-14 – – – 4,370 4,374 4,370 -4 0 170 Jan-15 4,348 4,361 4,333 4,343 4,352 [...]

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Morning Softs 7/25/14

On July 25, 2014 - 9:19 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures closed lower despite a positive export sales report. Ideas of poor demand down the road are still around Demand remains a problem as China remains mostly out of the market. The lack of Chinese buying reflects in part the moves by the government to sell Cotton into the domestic market and [...]

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Morning Grains 7/24/14

On July 24, 2014 - 10:21 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 86,914 lots, or 3.79 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Sep-14 4,413 4,422 4,392 4,397 4,402 4,401 -1 6,702 90,842 Nov-14 – – – 4,374 4,374 4,374 0 0 170 Jan-15 4,362 4,369 4,334 4,349 4,361 [...]

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Morning Softs 7/24/14

On July 24, 2014 - 10:12 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures closed a little higher, helped in part from lower crop condition ratings from USDA and on dry and warm forecasts for Texas. Demand remains a problem as China remains mostly out of the market. The lack of Chinese buying reflects in part the moves by the government to sell Cotton into [...]

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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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