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CBOT December 2019 corn with 20-, 50- and 100-day moving averages. (Barchart)

U.S. grains: Corn futures break losing streak

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. corn futures steadied near a three-month low on Thursday as traders said the market was oversold following sharp declines stemming from a bearish U.S. Agriculture Department harvest forecast issued on Monday. Soybean futures traded higher overnight but turned lower after a weak export sales report. Soy futures settled near session […] Read more

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U.S. grains: Wheat climbs on frigid weather

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. wheat futures rebounded on Wednesday to notch a 1-1/2-week high on worries about frigid weather across the Wheat Belt that threatens to damage crops lacking protective snow cover. Corn also rose on spillover support from wheat and as traders covered short positions following recent contract lows. Soybeans fell to three-month […] Read more

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U.S. grains: Soybeans, corn firm on weather view

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Board of Trade soybean futures rallied 1.4 per cent on Friday on hotter and drier forecasts for important growing areas of the U.S. Midwest, traders said. Concerns about the forecast also supported corn futures but the market closed off session highs as profit-taking weighed on prices after their run-up to […] Read more

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U.S. grains: Corn, wheat futures firm

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. corn and wheat futures closed slightly higher on Friday, as their recent rally from multi-week lows ran out of steam in the absence of fresh fundamental news, traders said. Soybeans weakened, their ninth decline in 10 sessions as the market remained anchored by expectations of a record crop in Brazil. […] Read more