Market Overview

Commodities

  • U.S. Dollar Index Lower

    2015 May 22, 6:58am dollar, Commodities, Forex, Markets

    The June U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 94.94, down 0.38. Trading is weak and some buyers are seen near 94.45. Market talk about U.S. CPI data set for release at 8:30 a.m. ET. is making the rounds. Market chatter about possible comments by members of the U.S. Federal reserve is making the rounds.

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  • Wheat Little Higher

    2015 May 22, 6:56am Wheat, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Wheat Futures are trading a little higher Friday morning. July Chicago Wheat is trading at 528 1/2, up 6 1/2 cents. July Kansas City Wheat is trading at 563 3/4, up 6 cents. Chatter about wet weather in the plains and dry weather in Russian and Canadian growing regions has been making the rounds....

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  • Corn Little Higher

    2015 May 22, 6:55am corn, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    July Corn is trading at 367 1/2, up 2 1/2 cents. December Corn is trading at 384 3/4, up 2 1/2 cents. The USDA reported that weekly Corn export sales were 893,200 tons. Chatter about weather has kept trading active. U.S. agricultural futures are closed on Monday in observance of the Memorial Day...

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  • Soybeans Little Changed

    2015 May 22, 6:54am soybeans, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    July Soybeans are trading at 939, up 1/2 cent. November Soybeans are trading at 920, up 1 1/2 cents. July Soybean Oil is trading at 32.17, down 0.08. July Soymeal is trading at 305.2, up 1.1. The USDA reported that weekly export sales for soybeans 243,000 tons. Soymeal sales were 100,800 tons....

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  • Cotton Little Changed

    2015 May 22, 6:53am cotton, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    July Cotton is trading at 63.75, up 0.02. December Cotton is trading at 64.75, up 0.05. Chatter about U.S. crops and weather has kept trading range-bound. N.Y. Soft Commodities are closed on Monday in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. Chatter about positioning before the holiday may lead to...

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  • Cocoa Little Changed

    2015 May 22, 6:52am cocoa, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    N.Y. Cocoa futures are little changed Friday morning. July Cocoa is trading at 3168, up 5. September Cocoa is trading at 3153, up 4. Market talk about tight supplies has been supportive. N.Y. Soft Commodities are closed on Monday in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. Chatter about positioning...

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  • N.Y. Coffee Little Higher

    2015 May 22, 6:52am coffee, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Coffee futures are trading steady Friday morning after Thursday's sharp decline. July Coffee is trading at 129.45, up 1.00. September Coffee is trading at 132.25, up 1.00. N.Y. Soft Commodities are closed on Monday in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. Chatter about positioning before the...

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  • Sugar Little Higher

    2015 May 22, 6:51am sugar, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    N.Y. Sugar futures are trading a little higher Friday morning. July Sugar is trading at 12.62, up 0.13. October Sugar is trading at 12.98, up 0.13. The N.Y. Soft Commodities are closed on Monday in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. Chatter about positioning before the holiday may lead to...

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  • Despite Slight Uptick, Analyst Bearish On Oil

    2015 May 21, 3:41pm Analyst Color, Craig Erlam, SPY, Commodities, Exclusives, Markets, Analyst Ratings, Interview

    Craig Erlam was recently a guest on #PreMarket Prep, a daily trading idea radio show hosted by Joel Elconin and Dennis Dick. Brent crude prices will see $40 a barrel before they see $100, an analyst told Benzinga Thursday. "I'm not bullish in the slightest on oil," Craig Erlam,...

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  • Wheat And Corn Higher, Soybeans Lower

    2015 May 21, 2:49pm /ZC, /ZS, corn, soybeans, Wheat, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Wheat futures settled higher on Thursday after a choppy trading session. July Chicago Wheat settled at 522, up 9 cents. July Kansas City Wheat settled at 557 3/4, up 12 3/4 cents. Corn futures also settled higher. July Corn settled at 365, up 5 cents. December Corn settled at 3821/4, up 5 cents....

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  • Live Cattle, Lean Hogs Higher

    2015 May 21, 2:31pm /HE, /LE, cattle, hogs, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Thursday's USDA Cattle slaughter was 113,000 head versus a year ago at 117,000 head. Live Cattle futures traded mostly higher on Thursday ahead of the USDA Cattle on Feed report due out on Friday. June Live Cattle was trading 152.27, up 0.92 and August Cattle was trading at 150.87, up 1.15....

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  • Coffee Sharply Lower, Cocoa Higher

    2015 May 21, 2:24pm /CC, /CT, /KC, cocoa, coffee, cotton, orange juice, sugar

    Coffee futures settled sharply lower on Thursday. Trading was weak and brisk as general selling occurred before the end of the trading session. July Coffee settled at 128.45, down 7.55. September Coffee settled at 131.25, down 7.45. Cocoa futures settled higher on Thursday, erasing Wednesday's...

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  • Lean Hogs Move Higher

    2015 May 21, 12:03pm hogs, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    June Hogs are trading at 82.70, up 0.15. July Lean Hogs are trading at 83.60, up 0.25 and October Lean hogs are trading at 73.80, up 0.15. Lean hogs have firmed up after a weak open. Choppy trading is expected ahead of holiday next week.

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  • N.Y. Coffee Moves Lower

    2015 May 21, 10:43am coffee, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    July Coffee is trading at 131.65, down 4.40. September Coffee is trading at 134.35, down 4.35. Coffee futures have extended early losses with active trading occurring. Chatter about Brazil production and lack of weather issues has led to some selling. Market talk about positioning before the...

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  • Corn Higher

    2015 May 21, 10:38am corn, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    July Corn is trading at 363, up 3 cents. December Corn is trading at 380 1/4, up 3 cents. Corn futures are trading a little higher Thursday morning in mostly range-bound pre-holiday style trading. Market chatter about weather and exports has kept trading active. Some sellers for July are seen near...

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