Posts by: Jack Scoville

Morning Grains 8/25/16

On August 25, 2016 - 10:30 AM By

DJ U.S. Export Sales: Weekly Sales Totals-Aug 25
For the week ended Aug 18, in thousand metric tons, except cotton in thousand running bales. Net changes in commitments are gross sales, less cancellations, buy-backs and other downward adjustments. Total commitments are total export shipments plus total sales. The marketing year for wheat and barley […]

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Morning Softs 8/25/16

On August 25, 2016 - 9:53 AM By

COTTON
General Comments: Cotton futures closed lower as the market waited for new US economic news. US weather conditions remain variable. Demand ideas remain firm. Crops in the southern and western Great Plains are still facing stressful conditions even as the stress could be easing. Crops in the Delta and Southeast are in better […]

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Morning Grains 8/24/16

On August 24, 2016 - 10:49 AM By

DJ Table of China July Oilseed, Vegoil, Grain Imports
Table of Imports by Grain, Oil Type and Origin
(All figures in metric tons)
Jul Change Jan-Jul Change
in Tons on Year in Tons on Year
Wheat
Total 305,802 +1.5% 2,081,153 +22.72%
Australia 115,634 -48.42% 924,604 +7.17%
Canada […]

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Morning Softs 8/24/16

On August 24, 2016 - 10:46 AM By

COTTON
General Comments: Cotton futures closed a little higher as the US crop continued to show deterioration. US weather conditions remain variable. Demand ideas remain firm. Crops in the southern and western Great Plains are still facing stressful conditions even as the stress could be easing. Crops in the Delta and Southeast are in […]

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Morning Grains. 08/22/2016

On August 22, 2016 - 10:29 AM By

DJ Summary For August USDA Monthly Cattle On Feed Data
Data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s monthly cattle-on-feed report, released at 3 p.m. EDT Friday, and analysts’ estimates as compiled by the Wall Street Journal.
Numbers USDA’s Average Range
2016 2015 estimated of analysts’ of analysts’
% of prev yr […]

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Morning Softs. 08/22/16

On August 22, 2016 - 10:03 AM By

COTTON
General Comments: Cotton futures closed lower on ideas of less Chinese demand and on ideas of improving conditions in Texas and around the world. US weather conditions remain variable, and crop condition rating from USDA have slipped in the last few weeks to reflect the uneven growing conditions. West Texas got some showers […]

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Morning Grains. 08/19/16

On August 19, 2016 - 10:02 AM By

FOB Gulf Basis Levels-Cents per Bushel
Corn HRW SRW Soybeans Soybean Meal Soybean Oil
August 54 Sep 89 Sep 30-Sep 107 Nov 27-Sep 300 Sep
September 64 Sep 45 Sep 100 Nov
October 66 Dec 55 Dec 91 Nov
All basis levels are positive unless noted as negative Brazil Premiums […]

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Morning Softs. 08/19/16

On August 19, 2016 - 9:58 AM By

COTTON
General Comments: Cotton futures closed a little higher on the back of a strong weekly export sales report. US weather conditions remain variable, and crop condition rating from USDA have slipped in the last few weeks to reflect the uneven growing conditions. West Texas should get some showers today and these will be […]

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Morning Grains. 08/18/16

On August 18, 2016 - 10:24 AM By

DJ Analysts’ Estimates for August USDA Cattle-On-Feed Report
The following estimates, as compiled by the Wall Street Journal for the nation’s feedyard with a capacity of 1,000 or more head, are in percentages of the year-earlier figure. High and low projections were dropped in the calculation of averages. The U.S. Department of Agriculture report […]

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Morning Softs. 08/18/16

On August 18, 2016 - 9:54 AM By

COTTON
General Comments: Cotton futures closed a little higher and ideas are that the market might have seen a short term lo won Tuesday. West Texas has seen some rains in the last few days that have helped the crop. Texas has been very dry, as have nearby areas of Oklahoma and Kansas. Rains […]

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Morning Grains 8/17/16

On August 17, 2016 - 11:20 AM By

DJ Analysts’ Estimates for August USDA Cattle-On-Feed Report
The following estimates, as compiled by the Wall Street Journal for the nation’s feedyards with a capacity of 1,000 or more head, are in percentages of the year-earlier figure. High and low projections were dropped in the calculation of averages. The U.S. Department of Agriculture report […]

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Morning Softs 8/17/16

On August 17, 2016 - 9:49 AM By

COTTON
General Comments: Cotton futures closed slightly lower after initial big selling dried up. West Texas has seen some rains in the last few days that have helped the crop, but ideas are that the current selling is getting overdone. Texas has been very dry, as have nearby areas of Oklahoma and Kansas. Rains […]

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