Market Overview

Commodities

  • Cocoa Little Changed

    2015 Jun 29, 9:23am /CC, cocoa, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Cocoa futures are trading steady Monday morning. September Cocoa is trading at 3322, unchanged on the session. Trading is range-bound. Chatter about sellers near 3377 and buyers near 3261 is making the rounds. Market talk about tight supply in Ghana and the Ivory Coast continues to make the round...

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  • Sugar Little Higher

    2015 Jun 29, 9:04am sugar, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Sugar futures have moved up a little after steady to lower morning trade. October Sugar is trading at 12.16, up 0.21. Trading is range bound and a little firm. Chatter about sellers near 12.32 is making the rounds. Chatter about month end positioning and possible wide ranges has kept both buyers...

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  • Soybeans Little Changed

    2015 Jun 29, 7:08am soybeans, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    August Soybeans are trading at 997, down 1/4 of a cent and November Soybeans are trading at 983 1/2, down 2 1/2 cents. August Soymeal is trading at 335.6, up 0.8 and August Soybean Oil is trading at 33.11, down 0.20. Market chatter about month end positioning, currency values and global financial...

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  • Wheat Little Changed

    2015 Jun 29, 7:07am Wheat, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Wheat futures are trading steady Monday morning after Friday's sharp move higher. September Chicago Wheat is trading at 570 1/2, up 2 1/2 cents and December Chicago Wheat is trading at 576 1/2, up 1/2 of a cent. September Kansas City Wheat is trading at 570, up 1 cent and December Kansas City Wheat...

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  • Corn Little Higher

    2015 Jun 29, 7:07am /ZC, corn, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Corn Futures are trading a little higher Monday morning. September Corn is trading at 395 1/2, up 3 cents and December Corn is trading at 405 1/4, up 3 1/4 cents. Market chatter about yields and the USDA Crop report due out on Tuesday continues non-stop. Market talk about weather ahead for July and...

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  • Cotton Little Changed

    2015 Jun 29, 7:06am /CT, cotton, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Cotton futures are trading steady to a little lower Monday morning after Friday's move up. December Cotton is trading at 67.20, down 0.31. Trading is range-bound. Market talk about positioning ahead of the USDA report on Tuesday continues to keep both buyers and sellers active. Chatter about month...

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  • Coffee Little Lower

    2015 Jun 29, 7:05am /KC, coffee, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Coffee futures are trading choppy Monday morning. September Coffee is trading at 131.65, down 1.70. Weather forecasts and chatter about progress of coffee harvest in Brazil continues make the rounds. Market talk about month end positioning, currency values and global financial market volatility has...

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  • Cocoa Little Lower

    2015 Jun 29, 7:01am /CC, cocoa, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Cocoa futures are trading a little lower Monday morning after Friday's move higher. September Cocoa is trading at 3303, down 19. Market chatter about tight supply in Ghana and the Ivory Coast continues to make the rounds. Chatter about month end positioning, currency values and global financial...

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  • Sugar Little Changed

    2015 Jun 29, 7:00am sugar, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    New York Sugar futures are trading steady to a little lower Monday morning. October Sugar is trading at 11.90, down 0.05. Market talk about Greek capital controls, currency values and the Chinese rate cuts are all making the rounds Monday morning. Chatter about month end positioning has kept both...

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  • USDA Hog Report

    2015 Jun 29, 7:00am hogs, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    The USDA Quarterly Hog and Pig Report released after the livestock close on Friday showed that hog and pig total inventory on June 1 was 108.7 percent of a year ago levels. Kept for breeding Inventory was 101.2 percent of a year ago and the kept for marketing hog supply was 109.4 percent of a year...

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  • Saudi Arabia And The Quest For Solar Power

    2015 Jun 26, 3:53pm Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, ACWA Power, Browning Rockwell, Jeffrey Ball, Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia Solar Industry Association, The Atlantic, Commodities

    The modern Saudi Kingdom was built on black gold. The Arabian nation ranks second in the world in petroleum reserves and second in crude oil production, accounting for 13 percent of global supply. Although the Saudi economy is firmly rooted to the earth, the future may be in the sky. Without...

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  • Mid-Afternoon Market Update: US Stocks Mixed; Micron Technology Shares Fall On Downbeat Results

    2015 Jun 26, 3:32pm BZSUM, DANG, Earnings, FINL, MU, News, NKE, NNBR

    Toward the end of trading Friday, the Dow traded up 0.22 percent to 17,929.20 while the NASDAQ slipped 0.77 percent to 5,072.80. The S&P also fell, dropping 0.15 percent to 2,099.09. Leading and Lagging Sectors Cyclical consumer goods & services shares rose by 0.35 percent on Friday....

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  • Soybeans Higher

    2015 Jun 26, 2:51pm soybeans, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Soybean futures settled higher on Friday after a very choppy and active trading session. August Soybeans settled at 997, up 10 3/4 cents and November Soybeans settled at 986, up 8 1/4 cents. August Soymeal settled at 334.8, up 4.3. August Soybean Oil ended the session a little lower at 33.31, down...

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  • Wheat, Corn Sharply Higher

    2015 Jun 26, 2:38pm /ZC, corn, Wheat, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Wheat futures traded sharply higher for most of Fridays trading session and settled near the highs of the day. September Chicago Wheat settled at 568, up 30 cents and December Chicago Wheat settled at 576, up 27 1/2 cents. September Kansas City Wheat settled at 569, up 25 1/2 cents and December...

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  • Lean Hogs Little Higher

    2015 Jun 26, 2:15pm /HE, hogs, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Friday's USDA Hog slaughter was 403,000 head versus a year ago at 319,000 head. Lean hog futures traded choppy ahead of the USDA Quarterly Hog and Pig report due out this afternoon. Prices firmed up a little near the end of the trading session. August hogs were trading at 72.95, up 0.80 and October...

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