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Commodities

  • Corn, Wheat Lower

    2015 Apr 24, 3:10pm corn, Wheat, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Corn futures traded lower Friday and settled the session weak. July Corn settled at 369 3/4, down 7 cents. December Corn settled at 388 1/4, down 6 1/4 cents. Chicago Wheat traded lower and ended the day near the lows of the session. July Chicago Wheat settled at 488 1/2, down 12 3/4 cents. July...

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  • Soybeans Lower

    2015 Apr 24, 3:10pm soybeans, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Soybean futures traded lower on Friday and settled weak. July Soybeans settled at 970 3/4, down 9 1/4 cents. November Soybeans settled at 952 1/2, down 9 cents. July Soymeal settled at 313.3, down 1.7 and July Soybean Oil settled at 31.86, down 0.36.

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  • Live Cattle Sharply Higher

    2015 Apr 24, 2:40pm cattle, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Friday's USDA Cattle slaughter was 105,000 head versus a year ago at 118.000 head. Live Cattle futures ended the session sharply higher. June Live Cattle was trading at 151.25, up 2.22. August Live cattle was trading at 149.67, up 1.82.

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  • Lean Hogs Moderately Higher

    2015 Apr 24, 2:14pm Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Friday's USDA hog slaughter was 417,000 head versus a year ago at 411,000 head. Lean Hog ended Friday's session trading moderately higher. June Hogs were trading at 79.27, up 0.97. August Lean Hogs were trading at 80.60, up 0.57. October hogs were trading at 71.80, up 0.25.

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  • Cocoa, Cotton Higher

    2015 Apr 24, 2:08pm cocoa, coffee, cotton, orange juice, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Cocoa futures traded higher on Friday. July cocoa settled at 2885, up 83. Cotton futures traded higher. July cotton was trading at 66.49, up 1.04 July sugar futures opened steady, moved higher and settled the day firm at 13.19, up 0.16. July orange juice settled the day weak at 114.15, down 3.70....

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  • Live Cattle Higher Ahead Of USDA Data

    2015 Apr 24, 11:18am cattle, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Live Cattle futures are trading higher Friday. June Live Cattle is trading at 150.85, up 1.82. August Cattle is trading at 149.20, up 1.35. The USDA Cattle on Feed Report as of April 1 is due out at 3:00 p.m. ET. Estimates are for April 1 on-feed supply at 98.8 percent. Placements for March are...

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  • Wheat Lower

    2015 Apr 24, 10:08am Wheat, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Wheat futures are trading lower Friday after a steady overnight trade. July Chicago wheat is trading at 493 3/4, down 7 3/4 cents. July Kansas City Wheat is trading at 514 1/2, down 7 1/2 cents. Trading is active and choppy. Chatter about large global supplies and worries buyers continue to favor...

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  • Corn Moves Lower

    2015 Apr 24, 10:07am corn, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Corn futures have moved lower Friday. July Corn is trading at 370 3/4, down 6 cents. December Corn is trading at 389, down 5 1/2 cents. Chatter about good weather for planting over the next two weeks has kept sellers active. Chatter about a weaker dollar has abated somewhat and some general...

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  • Coffee Moves Up

    2015 Apr 24, 9:41am coffee, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Coffee futures have moved up Friday. July Coffee is trading at 143.75. Chatter about wide ranges and volatile activity continues. Market talk about currency values and weather is constant. Uncertainty about crop production in the Southern Hemisphere and some dryness concerns in Asia has been...

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  • Cocoa Moves Higher

    2015 Apr 24, 9:41am cocoa, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Cocoa futures have extended gains from early in the session on Friday. July Cocoa is trading at 2862, up 60. Market talk about better demand down the road and a weaker dollar has brought buyers. Market chatter of improving global supplies down the road has kept sellers active on rallies. Chatter...

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  • Sugar Higher

    2015 Apr 24, 9:40am sugar, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Sugar Futures are trading higher Friday. July Sugar is trading at 13.15, up 0.12. Trading is expected to be choppy and with possible wide ranges. Market chatter about the weak dollar and less than expected commercial selling has been supportive. Some market talk about sellers near 13.22 is making...

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  • Live Cattle Little Changed

    2015 Apr 24, 9:39am cattle, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Live Cattle futures are trading choppy around unchanged Friday morning. June Live Cattle is trading at 149.20, up 0.17. August Cattle is trading at 147.75, down 0.10. Chatter about cash prices and demand continues to keep both buyers and sellers active after Thursday's wide trading day.

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  • Lean Hogs Little Changed

    2015 Apr 24, 9:29am hogs, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Lean Hogs are little changed Friday morning after Thursday's move up. June Hogs are trading at 78.42, up 0.10. July Lean Hogs are trading at 79.72, down 0.17. October Lean hogs are trading at 71.30, down 0.25. Trading is expected to be choppy. Some concerns about exports for the summer are making...

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  • Wheat Little Changed

    2015 Apr 24, 6:58am Wheat, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Wheat futures are little changed Friday morning. July Chicago wheat is trading at 496 1/2, down 1 1/4 cents. July Kansas City Wheat is trading at 521 1/4, down 3/4 cents. On Thursday, the USDA reported weekly wheat export sales of 524,200 tons. Market talk that Canadian wheat acreage will be near...

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  • Corn Little Lower

    2015 Apr 24, 6:52am corn, International Grain Council, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Corn futures are trading a little lower Friday morning. July corn is trading at 375, down 1 3/4 cents. December corn is trading at 392 3/4, down 1 3/4 cents. Chatter about good weather for planting over the next two weeks has kept sellers active. Chatter about the a weaker dollar led has led to...

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