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Market Report Wednesday December 19th, 2018 March 19 corn closed down 3 ¾ at $3.81 ¾ and December 2019 closed down 2 ½ at $4.02 ½. January beans closed down 7 ¾ at $9.00 and November 19 closed down 7 ¼ at $9.49. March wheat closed down 10 ¼ at $5.22 ½ and July 19 [...]


FOR THE WEEK ENDED 12-14-18 CORN – Corn direction continues to be driven by soybeans and wheat, but that may be changing slightly.  Demand for corn has been decent, but nothing impressive.  Heading into the weekend, it was reported that China may buy up to 3 mmt of US corn, possibly as soon as January.  [...]


Market Report Thursday December 13th, 2018 March 19 corn closed down 1 at $3.84 ¼ and December 2019 closed unchanged at $4.03 ¾. January beans closed down 13 at $9.07 and November 19 closed down 10 at $9.56. March wheat closed up 9 ½ at $5.36 and July 19 closed up 8 ¾ at $5.47 [...]


Market Report Wednesday December 12th, 2018 March 19 corn closed up ½ at $3.85 ¼ at December 2019 closed down ¼ at $4.03 ¾. January beans closed up 5 at $9.20 and November 19 closed up 4 ¼ at $9.66. March wheat closed up 5 ½ at $5.26 ½ and July 19 closed up 2 [...]


Market Report Tuesday December 11th, 2018 March 19 corn closed up ¾ at $3.84 ¾ at December 2019 closed up 1 ¾ at $4.04. January beans closed up 5 ¼ at $9.15 and March 19 closed up 5 ½ at $9.28 ¼. March wheat closed down 4 ¼ at $5.21 and July 19 closed down [...]


Market Report Monday December 10th, 2018 March 19 corn closed down 1 ½ at $3.84 at December 2019 closed down ¾ at $4.02 ¼. January beans closed down 7 at $9.09 ¾ and March 19 closed down 6 ¼ at $9.22 ¾. March wheat closed down 6 at $5.25 ¼ and July 19 closed down [...]


FOR THE WEEK ENDED 12-7-18 CORN – Let us pause as we remember former President George H. W. Bush, who passed away last week.  December 7th also lives in infamy as we remember those that lost their lives on this day 77 years ago. Markets sparked higher in the first session and first day of [...]


Market Report Tuesday December 4th, 2018 March 19 corn closed up 2 ¾ at $3.84 ¾ at December 2019 closed up ¼ at $4.02 ¾. January beans closed up 6 at $9.11 ¾ and March 19 closed up 6 at $9.23 ¾. March wheat closed up 1 ¼ at $5.22 ½ and July 19 closed [...]


FOR THE WEEK ENDED 11-30-18 CORN – At the close on Friday President Trump and Chinese President Xi had not yet met at the G20 Summit.  Soybeans should see the biggest effect, but corn will be the recipient of spillover action.  That said, we’ll look at what happened this week in the lead up to [...]


Market Report Thursday November 29th, 2018 March 19 corn closed unchanged at $3.73 ¼ at December 2019 closed unchanged at $3.96. January beans closed down 3 ¼ at $8.87 ¼ and March 19 closed down 3 ¾ at $9.00 ½. March wheat closed down 3 ¾ at $5.07 ¾ and July 19 closed down 4 [...]