*Corn sags on expectations of record planting report. *Wheat prices hit lowest since April 2 before short covering. Corn futures eased due to a pick-up in planting around the U.S.» Read More
*Soy drops for fourth day in a row. CHICAGO, Feb 11- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures fell 2 percent on Monday, hitting a one-month low after rain and snow fell in the drought-stricken U.S. It didn't eliminate concerns but it took a good chunk out of concerns, "said John Dee, a meteorologist for Global Weather Monitoring.
CHICAGO, Feb 11- U.S. soybean futures fell 1.5 percent on Monday, their fourth straight day of declines, on continued pressure from the U.S. government's bigger-than-expected forecast for global supplies, traders said. "
*Post-merger IPO to include Paris wheat and rapeseed. LONDON, Feb 8- ICE plans to spin off thriving Paris- based agricultural commodity contracts and may also have to sell London soft commodity contracts if its acquisition of NYSE Euronext goes through.
*Soybeans struggle amid forecasts for big harvest in Brazil. Going into a major report, we're trying to rebalance a bit, "said Don Roose, president of U.S. Commodities." Chicago Board of Trade March corn jumped 5-1/ 2 cents, or 0.8 percent, to $6.94- 1/ 4 a bushel.
*Soybeans struggle to advance amid big Brazil crop forecasts. Going into a major report, we're trying to rebalance a bit, "said Don Roose, president of U.S. Commodities." Chicago Board of Trade March corn rose 3 cents, or 0.4 percent, to $6.91- 3/ 4 a bushel by 11:45 a.m. Central time.
*Risk avoidance ahead of USDA report. Investors in the agricultural markets are also taking positions ahead of the USDA global supply and demand report on Friday. "
CHICAGO, Jan 7- U.S. soybean futures rose 1.6 percent on Monday due to technical buying after prices fell for four straight sessions last week to their lowest level since mid-November, traders said. If nothing else, the market is oversold, " Frank Cholly, a senior commodities broker at RJO Futures, said."
CHICAGO, Jan 7- U.S. soybean futures rose on Monday due to technical buying after four straight losing sessions pushed prices to their lowest level since mid-November last week, traders said. If nothing else, the market is oversold, " Frank Cholly, a senior commodities broker at RJO Futures, said." Traders said gains were capped Argentina and Brazil.
*CBOT corn falls 2.4 pct on Informa plantings outlook. CHICAGO, Dec 19- U.S. corn futures fell 2.4 percent o n W ednesday, with the benchmark contract hitting its lowest level in more than five months after a bearish acreage outlook was released by an influential private forecaster, traders said.
CHICAGO, Dec 19- U.S. grain and soy futures fell on Wednesday, with the benchmark corn contract hitting its lowest level in more than five months after a bearish acreage forecast hit the market. At 11:48 a.m. CST, CBOT March corn was down 11-1/ 4 cents at $7.08- 3/ 4 a bushel. The contract bottomed out at $7.05- 3/ 4, its lowest since July 11.
BUENOS AIRES, Dec 14- Soybean output in No. 4 global exporter Paraguay could hit a record 8.6 million tonnes this season, beating private and official forecasts, if good weather holds over the weeks ahead, seed behemoth Monsanto said on Friday.
CHICAGO, Dec 13- Wheat futures extended a five-session decline and set a fresh five-month low on Thursday while corn futures fell for a sixth day as technical selling and sluggish export demand weighed on both markets.
CHICAGO, Dec 13- Soybean futures rose on Thursday on larger-than-expected weekly U.S. export sales and strength in the soymeal market, traders said. At the Chicago Board of Trade as of 9:50 a.m. CST, January soybeans were up 12-1/ 4 cents at $14.85- 1/ 2 per bushel, their biggest rise in a week.
*U.S. wheat stocks larger than trade forecasts, corn smaller World wheat stocks surprise on bigger China, Australia, Canada crops. The agency also raised its forecast for global wheat inventories to almost 177 million tonnes, from 174 million in November and well above market expectations, following estimates of larger crops from Australia, Canada and China.
CHICAGO, Dec 6- U.S. corn futures eased on Thursday on concerns about sluggish demand after a report showed last week's export sales were well below expectations, although spillover support from a late-day rally in soybeans helped the market close above session lows.
CHICAGO, Dec 6- U.S. corn futures fell 1 percent on Thursday on concerns about sluggish demand after a report showed last week's export sales were well below expectations. We have a market here that is fighting a severe headwind, "said Sterling Smith, futures specialist at Citigroup."
CHICAGO, Dec 4- U.S. corn futures fell on Tuesday amid slumping demand for U.S. exports, and wheat also weakened to extend a losing streak on technical selling. Yet soybean futures closed higher, after trading in negative territory for much of the day on improving weather in key growing areas of Brazil.
*Good crop weather forecast in Brazil. CHICAGO, Dec 4- U.S. corn and soybean futures dropped on Tuesday, pressured by improving weather for the crop in Brazil and slumping demand for U.S. exports, traders said. " Brazilian weather is about as close to perfect as you are going to get, "said Sterling Smith, futures specialist for Citigroup in Chicago."
*Good crop weather forecast in Brazil. CHICAGO, Dec 4- U.S. corn and soybean futures dropped on Tuesday, pressured by improving weather for the crop in Brazil and slumping demand for U.S. exports, traders said. " In Brazil, some much-needed dry weather was expected through Thursday, giving farmers time to plant corn and soybeans.
*Egypt purchase lifts wheat, gains erode on profit taking. CHICAGO, Dec 3- U.S. soybean futures hit a three-week high on Monday as adverse weather threatened production in Argentina and southern Brazil, two of the world's top suppliers, but prices later slipped on spillover pressure from sinking corn and wheat prices.