Market Overview

Commodities

  • Live Cattle Futures Up The Limit

    2015 Mar 04, 1:01pm Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Live cattle futures are trading sharply higher Wednesday after a weak open. April Live Cattle was limit bid at 154.05, up 3.00. June Live Cattle is trading at 146.30, up 2.62. Trading is firm. Lean Hog Futures have moved sharply higher.

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  • NY Coffee Sharply Higher

    2015 Mar 04, 12:46pm Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Coffee futures have erased a portion of Tuesday's steep losses and has moved up more than 4 percent at mid-session Wednesday. Trading is choppy, but firm. May NY Coffee was trading at 136.15, up 6.50. July NY Coffee was trading at 139.20, up 6.55.

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  • Cocoa Lower

    2015 Mar 04, 12:44pm Futures, Commodities, Markets

    NY Cocoa is trading lower Wednesday. Cocoa has traded mostly lower in a steady fashion. NY May Cocoa was trading down 21 at 3001. Cotton Futures are trading range-bound and slightly lower on the day. May Cotton is at 63.45.

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  • Live Cattle Moves Higher

    2015 Mar 04, 11:24am Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Live cattle futures are trading higher Wednesday after a weak open. April Live Cattle is trading at 152.37, up 1.37. June Live Cattle is trading at 144.55, up 0.92. Trading is expected to be choppy and have wide range. Trading is likely to hover around both sides of unchanged.

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  • Lean Hogs Move Up

    2015 Mar 04, 11:22am Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Lean Hogs have erased early losses and moved a little higher on the day. April Hogs are trading at 65.97, up 0.40. June Hogs are trading at 80.30, down 0.25. Trading is expected to be choppy. Market talk that April Hogs are at value and a trading range is likely is going around. Some chatter is...

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  • GasBuddy: Expect Aggressive Gasoline Price Increases In Weeks Ahead

    2015 Mar 04, 11:04am Benzinga, Crude Oil, GasBuddy, News, Patrick DeHaan, Commodities, Previews, Exclusives

    Every year around this time, gasoline prices go up as refiners transition from "winter blend" to "summer blend." This year, however, according to GasBuddy senior petroleum analyst, Patrick DeHaan, "It's inevitable that retail prices will climb aggressively in weeks...

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  • NY Orange Juice Futures Plunge 5%

    2015 Mar 04, 10:34am Futures, Commodities, Markets

    May Orange Juice is at 111.00, down 6.20. Trading was steady early on and the decline has been swift. May coffee is trading steady at 131.20, up 1.45.

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  • Soybeans Move Down

    2015 Mar 04, 10:33am Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Soybeans are trading lower Wednesday and have extended the recent weakness. May Soybeans are trading at 997, down 15 1/4 cents. May Soybean oil is trading at 32.39, down 0.58. May Soybean Meal is trading at 327.8, down 5.0. Trading is weak choppy and active.

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  • EUR/USD New 11-Year Low

    2015 Mar 04, 10:24am Commodities, Forex, Markets

    EUR/USD was trading at 1.1071, down 0.0109. Market chatter about U.S. data that was released and Thursday's ECB meeting continues to pressured the pair. Trading is active and weak, general selling has been occurring. Chatter that buyers have backed off to the 1.110 level is making the rounds.

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  • Wheat Moves Down

    2015 Mar 04, 9:54am Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Wheat Futures have moved down Wednesday morning. Trading is expected to be choppy and range bound. May Chicago Wheat is trading at 497 3/4, down 8 cents. July Chicago wheat is trading at 503, down 6 3/4 cents. May Kansas City Wheat is trading at 528 3/4, down 6 1/2 cents. Chatter about supply from...

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  • Live Cattle Lower

    2015 Mar 04, 9:40am Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Live cattle futures are trading lower Wednesday after Tuesday's sharp decline. April Live Cattle is trading at 150.55, down 0.45. June Live Cattle is trading at 143.02, down 0.65. Trading is expected to be choppy and have wide ranges. Trading is weak.

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  • Lean Hogs Lower

    2015 Mar 04, 9:40am Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Lean Hogs have extended Tuesday's decline and are trading lower early Wednesday. April Hogs are trading at 64.57, down 1.00. June Hogs are trading at 79.30, down 1.22. Trading is expected to be choppy. Chatter about weather getting better and more hogs continues.

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  • NY Sugar Moves Lower

    2015 Mar 04, 8:43am Futures, Commodities, Markets

    NY Sugar futures have moved lower Wednesday morning. May Sugar is trading at 13.36, down 0.09. Sugar trading is choppy and weak. Continued talk of the weak Brazil real has added pressure Wednesday. Market talk of good growing weather in Brazil continues. May Orange Juice is trading a little higher...

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  • Wheat Little Lower

    2015 Mar 04, 6:56am Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Wheat Futures are trading a little lower Wednesday morning. May Chicago Wheat is trading at 501 1/4, down 4 3/4 cents. July Chicago wheat is trading at 506 1/4, down 3 1/2 cents. May Kansas City Wheat is trading at 530 1/4, down 5 cents. Chatter about supply from Europe and the dollar continues.

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  • Corn Little Changed

    2015 Mar 04, 6:55am Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Corn futures are little changed Wednesday during early trading. May Corn is trading at 389 1/4, down 1 3/4 cents. July Corn is trading at 397 1/4, down 2 cents. Chatter about less production outlooks for the U.S. and some European regions brought in some buyers Tuesday. Market talk that some...

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