Monthly Archives: December 2016

Grain Trading Volume Light

The commodities are trading mixed on the last trading day of the calendar year with corn and beans lower and wheat a touch firmer.  For the week, corn futures are up approximately 4 cents, wheat is 5 to 13 cents firmer and soybeans are up roughly 16 cents.  Thus far for the month, corn is up a penny, wheat is 1 to 4 cents higher and beans are down 28 cents.  For the year, so far, corn is


Grains and Soybeans Have Staged a Post-Christmas Rally

Good morning. Hope Santa delivered all that you wanted. Now for the bills. Grains and soybeans have staged a post-Christmas rally during the overnight hours with old crop beans posting double-digit gains.  Oversold technicals and dryness in Northern Brazil  are fueling the corn and soybean rally. Chinese futures were mixed today with soybeans lower, and corn, soyoil, and palm oil higher. Malaysian palm oil was higher.  The Dollar and crude oil are trading near unchanged. More rain, with