Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Thursday with Corn and Soybean futures edging higher on concerns about weather delays to Spring planting and relief that the White House will not immediately withdraw the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Wednesday with Corn futures falling more than 1% on forecasts for better Midwest planting weather. Soybean declined and Wheat turned lower as Corn tumbled. The most active Corn contract for July delivery fell 5 cents, or 1.34%, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Tuesday, Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed with Corn futures rising for a 2nd straight session on a slower-than-average start to planting in the United States and forecasts for Midwest rains that will stall further progress. Soybean prices retreated after hitting a 3-week […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures closed lower Monday with Wheat posting the biggest percentage decliner since Mid-March. The most active Corn contract for May delivery fell 4.5 cents, or 1.21%, to 3.665 bu. May Wheat delivery slipped 8.75 cents, or 2.04% to 4.21 bu. […]






The Trump Effect: Trade Deficit Falls as Exports Hit 2-year Highs

The Trump Effect: Trade Deficit Falls as Exports Hit 2-year Highs






The Trump Effect: Trade Deficit Falls as Exports Hit 2-year Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The US trade deficit fell more than expected in February as exports increased to a 2 year high and slowing domestic demand weighed on imports. The narrowing in the trade gap comes as The Trump Administration is pushing ahead with […]






GCC States Push for UK Free Trade Deal After Brexit

GCC States Push for UK Free Trade Deal After Brexit






GCC States Push for UK Free Trade Deal After Brexit Trade between Britain and the GCC totals about $37.5-B annually Gulf Arab states are pressing for an early deal on free trade with Britain to secure preferential arrangements after Brexit, and could have a draft agreement ready within months, officials said Monday. Britain cannot formally […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Thursday with Soybean futures hitting a 2-month low, pressured by rising government forecasts for a record-large Brazilian Soybean harvest. Corn and Wheat followed Soybean lower. The most active Corn contract for May delivery fell 5.25 cent, or […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Wednesday with plentiful global stocks and expectations of a robust harvest casting a Bearish tone over the market. Wheat posted the biggest losses, falling below Key technical support points as forecasts for rain in the US Plains […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Friday on profit-taking as the ongoing harvest of big crops in South America continued to weigh on the market. The most active Corn contract for May delivery rose 1.25 cent, or 0.33%, to 3.8075 bu. May […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Monday with Wheat futures falling 2% to their lowest in nearly 3 weeks, weakening on technical sales after firming briefly during the overnight trading session. Corn and Soybean futures also dropped to multi-week lows, with traders noting […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower on the Week Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower on the Week Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower on the Week Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower or the week which ended 24 February, mostly on favorable South American growing conditions. CBOT Corn futures settled lower for a 2nd week running. New Bullish fundamental input remains lacking, and this week’s […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures close lower Thursday with Soybean futures falling to a 6-wk low on expectations for a big South American harvest and an expansion in US plantings this Spring. Corn futures fell on chart-based selling while Wheat posted modest declines. The […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday $CORN,  $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Friday, as traders liquidated long positions ahead of a US holiday weekend, and following a fund-driven rally seen as lacking fundamental drivers The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 5.25 cents, or 1.41%, to […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Thursday, retreating from early strength on profit-taking after each market set multi-month highs. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 5.25 cents, or 1.39%, to 3.735 bu. March Wheat delivery fell 7 cents, or 1.54%, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Wednesday with Soybean futures rising to a 2 wk high while Corn and Wheat prices also rising on support from investment fund buying and position squaring ahead of a government crop report due Thursday. The most active […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Tuesday with Soybean futures rising on continued strong export demand as overseas buyers waited for the bulk of the expected bumper South America harvest to come online. Corn futures also firmed, finding technical support after dipping to […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grain futures finished mixed Monday with Soybean futures firmed on spillover strength from a rally in China as well as signs of good export demand. Corn retreated on technical selling, traders said, while profit-taking weighed on wheat following a 2.4% rally […]






Free Trade Is No Longer “Free”

Free Trade Is No Longer “Free”






Free Trade Is No Longer “Free” $BAC US President Donald Trump’s campaign vow to renegotiate trade deals that he blamed for gutting US factories and shipping good-paying jobs overseas has reopened this debate: who benefits from global commerce. Free trade is not free because of other kinds of bureaucratic hurdles that add costs and hinder […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Tuesday with Corn futures falling nearly 2% on a mix of profit-taking after multi-month highs, improving weather in Argentina and uncertainty about how US trade policy will affect exports. The most active Corn contract for March delivery […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Monday with Soybean futures firmed, supported by some concerns about rain in parts of Argentina curtailing crop production from the world’s 3rd largest exporter of Oilseed. Wheat futures finished higher, with traders noting consolidation trade after prices […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Off Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Off Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Off Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures settle lower Friday on signs of weakening demand for US exports as the South American harvest nears. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 3.25 cents, or 0.9%, to 3.58 bu. March Wheat delivery fell 3 cents, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Thursday with Wheat futures rising more than 1.8% to their highest marks in nearly 6 weeks on a round of short-covering after weakening overnight. Corn firmed, extending its winning streak to 5 days. Strength in Wheat lent […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Thursday in technically driven trade as investors squared positions toward the end of the year and the USD firmed. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 1.5 cents, or 0.43%, to 3.4975 bu. March Wheat […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Thursday with Soybean futures falling to a new one-month low as forecasts for rain in Argentina dampened concerns about dryness hurting production there. The most active Corn contract for March delivery stayed unchanged at 3.4725 bu. March […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Tuesday with Soybean futures rallying, as another round of export deals with Asian markets and concerns about dry weather in Argentina pushing grain prices North. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 1.25 cents, or […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Thursday with Wheat futures sinking to 3-month low, buffeted by huge world harvests that are adding to an oversupply of the agriculture grain. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 6 cents, or 1.72%, to […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Monday with Soybean futures rising for the 7th day running, led higher by strong export demand gains in the Soymeal market. The most active Corn contract for March delivery unchanged at 3.5825 bu. March Wheat delivery dropped […]






Iran is open for business, what does it mean for GCC companies?

Iran is open for business, what does it mean for GCC companies?






Iran is open for business, what does it mean for GCC companies? In January this year, senior diplomats from around the world formally announced the lifting of sanctions against Iran. In principle this put a definitive end to 37 years of various degrees of sanctions imposed on the country. Boardrooms of global Fortune 500 companies […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Monday with Soybean futures rising nearly 1% while Corn and Wheat falling due to caution ahead of Tuesday’s US Elections and a Key USDA supply-demand report. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 2.5 cents, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Friday as investors took profits after recent gains and US crop harvest picked up. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 2.5 cents, or 0.7%, to 3.55 bu. December Wheat delivery dropped 6 cents, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Thursday on widespread buying in agricultural markets and optimism over demand for some crops. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 3.5 cents, or 0.99%, to 3.575 bu. December Wheat delivery added 3 cents, or […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Wednesday, driven by investment fund buying and expectations for increased export demand as harvests neared completion. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 4.75 cents, or 1.36%, to 3.54 bu. December Wheat delivery added 7.25 […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Monday, with futures prices for Soybean up on robust demand for US supplies and sharply higher prices for a vegetable oil made from the crop. Wheat futures firmed on fund short-covering while Corn fell. The most active Corn […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished lower Wednesday, as US Department of Agriculture (USDA) boosted their outlook for Soybean, Corn and Wheat again. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 8.5 cents, or 2.46%, to 3.37 bu. December Wheat delivery dropped 10.5 cents, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, SOYB, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Monday, with Corn and Soybean futures falling, Wheat futures rising. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 1.5 cents, or 0.44%, to 3.395 bu. December Wheat delivery rose 5.75 cents, or 1.43%, to 4.0925 bu. November […]






Economic Watch Shows China’s Economy is Stable

Economic Watch Shows China’s Economy is Stable






Economic Watch Shows China’s Economy is Stable China’s rising M-M inflation and narrower decline in producer prices in August have provided fresh evidence of a steadying economy, experts said. China’s consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, rose 0.1% in August on a M-M basis, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) announced last […]






Iran’s Crude Oil Exports at Pre-sanctions Highs

Iran’s Crude Oil Exports at Pre-sanctions Highs






Iran’s Crude Oil Exports at Pre-sanctions Highs $OIL Iran, Libya and Nigeria are  allowed to produce “at maximum levels that make sense” as part of any output limits Iran’s total Crude Oil and condensate sales likely reached around 2.8-M BPD in September nearly matching a Y 2011 peak in shipments before sanctions were imposed on […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Wednesday, with Wheat and Corn futures rising slightly while Soybean prices falling. The most active Corn contract for December delivery added 1.75 cents, or 0.53%, to 3.3175 bu. December Wheat delivery rose 2 cents, or 0.5%, to 4.03 […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grain futures rose for a 2nd straight session Friday after domestic Corn and Wheat crops slid to multiyear lows earlier during the week, with analysts expecting a correction to continue as the harvest progresses. The most active Corn contract for December […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn and Wheat all closed higher Monday, with Soybean futures climbing to a 1-week high on strong export demand and drier-than-expected Midwest weather at the weekend. The most active Corn contract for December delivery was up 0.5 cents, or 0.15%, to 3.3475 […]






US Economic Weakness Demand Careful Monitoring

US Economic Weakness Demand Careful Monitoring






US Economic Weakness Demand Careful Monitoring $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US import prices rose less than expected in June as rising costs for petroleum products were offset by declining consumer and capital goods prices, indicating inflation remains benign in here. The marginal increase reported by the US Labor Department Wednesday reflects the effects of the […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean extended their losses Tuesday. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery lost 25 cents, or 5.93%, to close at 3.9625 bu. Jul Wheat delivery fell 14.50 cents, or 3.07%, to settle at 4.585 bu. Jul Soybean dropped […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat, and Soybean all retreated Thursday capping a 6 day run-up, as the USD rallied Vs most major currencies. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery shed 4.75 cents, or 1.10%, to close at 4.265 bu. Jul Wheat delivery declined […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $CORN, $SOYB, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn and Soybean rebounded Friday, and Wheat extended losses on stronger USD. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery added 4.50 cents, or 1.15%, to close at 3.945 bu. Jul Wheat delivery lost 1 cents, or 0.21% to settle at […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Monday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Monday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Monday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean all retreated and finished lower Monday. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery lost 8.50 cents, or 2.25%, to close at 3.69 bu. Jul Wheat delivery shed 7.25 cents, or 1.56%, to close at 4.565 bu. […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Monday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Monday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Monday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean finished higher Monday, as funds added buying in grains, soybeans, despite improving weather and excessive supplies in cash markets. Chicago Corn led the gains as the most active Corn contract for July delivery added 6.5 cents, or […]






EU Hopes To Sell More Agro-products To China

EU Hopes To Sell More Agro-products To China






EU Hopes To Sell More Agro-products To China The European Union (EU) hopes to export more agro-products to China, a senior EU official said Friday ahead of a trade promotion trip to China. China is a crucial market for EU agro-products and has seen considerable growth in recent years, EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural […]