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Morning Outlook


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Overnight Highlights

  • In overnight markets corn +1 ¼, soybeans +4 ¾, wheat -1 ¾, crude +.87, gold -8.90, dollar +.56, Dow futures +59.     
  • Brazilian soybean harvest is moving at a good clip – Mato Grosso is estimated at 52% complete compared to the average of 29.5%, while Safras Mercado harvest is reported 24.8% complete vs. 17.1% average for this date.
  • Argentina’s Climate and Water Institute reported that their corn and soybean crop is reaching a milestone stage of development in ideal conditions, and that they are expecting possible record yields.
  • China’s COFCO is in talks with Japan to sell them 15-23K MT of their large corn stockpiles, due to shortages in Japan from lengthy delays of cargos from the northwestern US.  Japan is expected to tap into emergency feed piles as they are at critically low levels.
  • The USDA Forum this week will be closely watched by traders for direction.
  • Export inspections will be announced today at 10am.

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