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Overnight Highlights

  • In overnight markets: corn + ¼, soybeans – ½, wheat +1 ½, crude +.54, gold +8.10, Dollar -.09, Dow futures -51.     
  • China’s corn planted area is expected to decrease by 2.5% in 2017/18 and soybean planted area is expected to increase by 9.4%.
  • Average trade estimates for U.S. corn new crop ending stocks are at 2,100 million bushels, which is 220 million bushels lower than the USDA old crop stocks in April.
  • Recent U.S. and EU weather models are in agreement that the trend will be wetter, with NASS showing 11 million acres of corn still to plant in MO, IL, IN, OH and MI.
  • Tuesday funds sold 1,000 corn, 3,000 wheat, 1,000 oil. Bought 6,000 soybeans, 4,000 meal.
  • USDA Crop Production Report will be released today at 11am

Commodity Weather Group Forecast


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