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Overnight Highlights

  • Overnight grain markets: Corn +2, Soybeans +2 ¼, Wheat +5 ¾, Crude -.16, Gold +8.50, Dollar -.09 Dow futures -186.
  • President Trump is expected to announce up to $60B in tariffs on Chinese goods today.
  • China’s ethanol output is expected to grow by 500K MT in 2018, according to a Chinese state source.
  • South Korea’s NOFI is in for more corn and soymeal.
  • Japan bought 127K MT of U.S. and Canadian wheat in their weekly tender.
  • Commodity analysts at Rabobank estimate U.S. soybeans acres at 91.0 million and corn acres at 89.5 million, in line with the majority of other projections.
  • Wednesday funds bought 2,000 corn, 3,000 soybeans, 2,000 meal, 6,000 oil. Sold 1,000 wheat.
  • The USDA announced that due to the temporary closure of the government today, the weekly export sales report will be released tomorrow.

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