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Overnight Highlights

  • Overnight grain markets: Corn -1 ¼, Soybeans -6, Wheat -3 ¼, Crude +.03, Gold +3.60, Dollar -.11, Dow futures +53.
  • Progress has been made on NAFTA talks this week as Canada’s Foreign Minister expressed hope that a final deal is within reach.
  • China is sending a trade delegation to Washington D.C. next week to continue talks, which is an encouraging sign.
  • AgroConsult estimated Brazil’s safrinha corn to be 12% less than last year at 60.2 MMT.
  • Buenos Aires Grain Exchange update: corn is 33% harvested with expected production of 32 MMT, compared to 41 MMT last year; soybeans 67% harvested with expected production of 38 MMT, compared to 58 MMT last year.
  • Sorghum from the U.S. to China has had its challenges, with 20 cargoes being diverted away from the PRC in recent days.
  • Thursday funds sold 11,000 corn, 5,000 wheat, 3,000 meal. Bought 6,000 soybeans, 2,000 oil.

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