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Market Report Monday January 14th, 2019 March 19 corn closed up ¼ at $3.78 ½ and December 2019 closed up ¾ at $4.02 ¼. March beans closed down 6 ¾ at $9.03 ½ and November 19 closed down 5 ½ at $9.46 ½. March wheat closed down 5 ¼ at $5.14 ¼ and July 19 [...]


Market Report Friday January 11th, 2019 March 19 corn closed up 2 at $3.78 ¼ and December 2019 closed up 2 ½ at $4.01 ½. March beans closed up 3 ½ at $9.10 ¼ and November 19 closed up 4 at $9.52. March wheat closed up 5 ¾ at $5.19 ½ and July 19 closed [...]


Market Report Thursday January 10th, 2019 March 19 corn closed down 5 ¾ at $3.76 ¼ and December 2019 closed down 5 at $3.99. March beans closed down 17 ¼ at $9.06 ¾ and November 19 closed down 14 ½ at $9.48. March wheat closed down 6 ¼ at $5.13 ¾ and July 19 closed [...]


Market Report Tuesday January 8th, 2019 March 19 corn closed down 2 ¼ at $3.80 and December 2019 closed down 1 at $4.02 ¾. March beans closed down 5 ¾ at $9.18 ½ and November 19 closed down 3 ¼ at $9.57 ½. March wheat closed up 1 at $5.17 ¾ and July 19 closed [...]


Market Report Tuesday January 7th, 2019 March 19 corn closed down ¾ at $3.82 ¼ and December 2019 closed down ¼ at $4.03 ¾.  March beans closed up 2 ¾ at $9.24 ¼ and November 19 closed up 3 ¾ at $9.60 ¾. March wheat closed down ¼ at $5.16 ¾ and July 19 closed [...]


FOR THE WEEK ENDED 1-4-19 CORN – The trade is flying somewhat blind without some of the government reports, including export sales, commitment of traders, etc.  Corn prices crept higher this week out of their tight $3.72 ½ to $3.80 trading range on the back of soybean and wheat strength.  There were some rumors about [...]


Market Report Wednesday January 2nd, 2019 March 19 corn closed up ¾ at $3.75 ¾ and December 2019 closed up ¾ at $3.98 ¼. March beans closed up 12 at $9.07 and November 19 closed up 8 ½ at $9.43 ¾. March wheat closed up 3 ½ at $5.06 ¾ and July 19 closed up [...]


FOR THE WEEK ENDED 12-28-18 CORN – Holiday trading was in session this week with very little news for the commodity markets with the government in partial shutdown.  Export announcements are on hold until the government reopens. Even so, US corn is uncompetitive on the world scene with Ukrainian corn the cheapest.   If the shutdown [...]


Market Report Thursday December 27th, 2018 March 19 corn closed up 1 ¼ at $3.74 ½ and December 2019 closed up ½ at $3.96 ¼. March beans closed down ½ at $8.82 ½ and November 19 closed down ½ at $9.25 ¼. March wheat closed up ½ at $5.10 ½ and July 19 closed unchanged [...]


Market Report Thursday December 20th, 2018 March 19 corn closed down 6 ½ at $3.75 ¼ and December 2019 closed down 5 ¾ at $3.96 ¾. January beans closed down 6 ½ at $8.93 ½ and November 19 closed down 6 ¼ at $9.42 ¾. March wheat closed up 1 at $5.23 ½ and July [...]