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CBOT December 2020 corn with Bollinger (20,2) bands. (Barchart)

U.S. grains: Corn gains as Iowa yields falter on storm damage

Soybeans even near seven-month high; wheat down slightly on Russian yield forecast

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago corn rose on Friday after a U.S. Midwest crop tour found storm damage across top corn-growing state Iowa. Meanwhile, soybeans ended lower as tropical storms in the U.S. Gulf offered hope for much-needed rain in parts of the Midwest, offsetting strong export demand. And wheat rallied late in the day […] Read more




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

U.S. grains: Corn retreats from month high on clearer crop outlook

Soybeans ease after seven-month high

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. corn futures ended lower on Tuesday after hitting a five-week high on Monday as higher yields estimated on an annual Midwest crop tour tempered concern about storm damage across the Corn Belt. Soybean futures declined but held near Monday’s multi-month high as concerns over dry Midwest weather offset better-than-expected crop […] Read more


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

U.S. grains: Soybeans up on yield uncertainty

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean futures closed higher on Wednesday on technical buying and uncertainty about U.S. yield prospects, analysts said. Corn and wheat futures also firmed, steadying after the benchmark contracts for both grains dipped to three-month lows. Chicago Board of Trade November soybean futures settled up 4-3/4 cents at $8.73 per bushel […] Read more







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U.S. grains: Wheat, corn drop to contract lows

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. wheat and corn futures dropped to life-of-contract lows on Monday, weighed down by technical selling and abundant global supplies, traders and analysts said. Chicago Board of Trade September wheat futures fell about 2.4 per cent, settling down 9-1/2 cents at $4, in a bear-spreading decline as some investors dumped spot […] Read more