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·         It’s estimated that 400 million euros left Greek banks today alone as depositors withdraw cash.

·         USDA’s daily export reporting service today indicated that Japan bought 4.7 million bushels of U.S. old-crop corn over the weekend.

·         Export shipments in the week ending June 11 totaled 43.3 million bushels of corn (good), 0.4 million bushels of grain sorghum (weak), 8.3 million bushels of soybeans and 13.9 million bushels of wheat (weak).

·         The only shipments to China in the week ending June 11 were 0.1 million bushels of corn.

·         USDA is scheduled to release its weekly crop progress report at 3 p.m. CDT this afternoon. The trade expects it to show corn and soybean ratings unchanged on the week at 74 and 69% Good to Excellent, with soybean planting at 86% and winter wheat harvest at 11%.

·         That National Oilseed Processors Association reports that its members crushed 148.416 million bushels of soybeans in May, down from 150.4 million the previous month, but more than 4 million above the previous record for May and above trade expectations of 147.299 million. Our submitted estimate was 147.195 million bushels.

·         Corn futures are down 5 to 6 cents on the broad commodity sell-off this morning.

·         Soybeans are down 4 to 5 cents on the above, with added weakness following the NOPA report.

·         Wheat futures are down 16 cents in Chicago, down 18 cents in Kansas City and down 15 cents in Minneapolis on weak demand.

·         Live cattle futures are down 52 cents in June and down 5 to 20 cents in the deferred contracts.

·         Feeder cattle futures are 30 to 35 cents weaker.

·         Lean hog futures are $1.40 lower in the nearby, with losses accelerating the further out that you go. Product prices are firmer this morning, but cash hogs are again steady to 50 cents weaker.


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Arlan Suderman | Senior Market Analyst
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