Posts by: Jack Scoville

Morning Grains 1/27/15

On January 27, 2015 - 11:02 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 81,582 lots, or 3.60 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Mar-15 4,408 4,408 4,350 4,350 4,378 4,379 1 12 122 May-15 4,395 4,465 4,393 4,440 4,414 4,429 15 65,310 203,284 Jul-15 – – – 4,396 4,396 [...]

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Morning Softs 1/27/15

On January 27, 2015 - 10:35 AM By

COTTON General Comments: US markets turned higher in range trading. Ideas are that demand is starting to improve, with domestic mills more interested in buying and with strong export sales reports from USDA for two weeks in a row. China was a featured buyer of US Cotton over the last two week. But, the market [...]

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Morning Grains 1/26/15

On January 26, 2015 - 10:40 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 100,146 lots, or 4.41 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Mar-15 4,416 4,416 4,340 4,340 4,426 4,378 -48 4 118 May-15 4,421 4,445 4,391 4,391 4,432 4,414 -18 82,258 209,592 Jul-15 – – – 4,396 4,421 [...]

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Morning Softs 1/26/15

On January 26, 2015 - 10:36 AM By

COTTON General Comments: US markets turned lower in response to the sharp rally in the US Dollar and on demand concerns. The move lower continued on Friday despite a second strong week of export sales. China was once again a featured buyer of US Cotton last week. But, the market remains more concerned with overall [...]

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Morning Softs 1/23/15

On January 23, 2015 - 12:34 PM By

COTTON General Comments: Prices were lower as world economics and a sharply higher US Dollar took the attention of the traders. China and now Europe have had weakening economies and have moved to Support them. The weaker economies in both regions imply less demand for Cotton overall. Meanwhile, the weak domestic and world prices imply [...]

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Morning Grains 1/23/15

On January 23, 2015 - 12:31 PM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 68,388 lots, or 3.02 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Mar-15 – – – 4,426 4,426 4,426 0 0 118 May-15 4,445 4,454 4,416 4,426 4,453 4,432 -21 56,848 210,796 Jul-15 – – – 4,421 4,421 [...]

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Morning Grains 1/21/15

On January 21, 2015 - 10:58 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 176,490 lots, or 7.85 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Mar-15 4,427 4,457 4,415 4,425 4,435 4,431 -4 30 126 May-15 4,457 4,496 4,408 4,460 4,478 4,456 -22 155,502 219,656 Jul-15 4,421 4,421 4,421 4,421 4,446 [...]

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Morning Softs 1/21/15

On January 21, 2015 - 10:22 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Prices were lower and made new lows for the move after bad economic data was released by the EU and China. The weaker economies in both regions imply less demand for Cotton overall. Meanwhile, the weak domestic and world prices imply that US production could drop significantly in the coming year as [...]

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Morning Grains 1/20/15

On January 20, 2015 - 10:11 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 103,700 lots, or 4.63 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Mar-15 4,421 4,459 4,421 4,440 4,453 4,435 -18 12 136 May-15 4,500 4,515 4,457 4,458 4,497 4,478 -19 88,182 233,202 Jul-15 4,434 4,476 4,429 4,476 4,490 [...]

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Morning Softs 1/20/15

On January 20, 2015 - 10:08 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Prices were a little lower as some light volume profit taking hit the pit. The export sales report Thursday was still supporting the market as the sales were the best seen in many weeks. The sales were the best of the season, and China accounted for about half the purchases. Support is [...]

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Morning Grains 1/16/15

On January 16, 2015 - 9:57 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 129,894 lots, or 5.83 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Jan-15 4,599 4,599 4,599 4,599 4,697 4,700 3 6 0 Mar-15 4,460 4,478 4,426 4,450 4,452 4,450 -2 56 138 May-15 4,495 4,522 4,470 4,506 4,482 [...]

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Morning Softs 1/16/15

On January 16, 2015 - 9:55 AM By

DJ U.S. Total Final Prevented Acreage Data – Jan 15 U.S. acreage data for select crops reported as planted, failed and prevented by farmers to the Farm Service Agency. Prevented acres is land not planted due to poor conditions. Failed acres is land farmers planted and abandoned. Farmers participating in various FSA programs are required [...]

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