*Traders squaring positions ahead of USDA supply-demand report. At 9:42 a.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade May soybean futures were down 14-1/ 2 cents at $14.43-1/ 4 a bushel. CBOT May corn was down 3 cents at $4.86 a bushel and CBOT May soft red winter wheat was 2 cents lower at $6.52 a bushel.» Read More
*Adverse weather hits Brazil, Argentina soybean output. CHICAGO, Feb 18- U.S. soybean futures surged to a five-month high on Tuesday as adverse weather in South America fuelled concerns about smaller crops in key exporters Brazil and Argentina.
*Adverse weather hitting Brazil, Argentina output. *Wheat gains for 3rd day to test $6 mark, corn also up. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Feb 18- U.S. soybean futures rose on Tuesday to approach a five-month high, supported by concerns that adverse weather was reducing harvest prospects in Brazil and Argentina.
Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter wheat has risen in four out of the last five trading sessions and was on track for a weekly gain of 3.6 percent " Chicago futures are moving through resistance as managed funds cover short positions," Sterling Smith, futures specialist at Citigroup, said in a note to clients.
CHICAGO, Feb 5- U.S. grain futures edged higher on Wednesday on technical buying, while profit-taking pushed soybean meal futures down sharply after a rally in the previous session. U.S. soymeal has been in demand as output has slowed from Argentina, the world's top supplier of the livestock feed.
NEW YORK, Jan 21- U.S. commodity markets were mixed on Tuesday, as soybeans tumbled on forecasts of rain in key exporter Argentina, gold slid, and natural gas futures rallied as cold weather threatened the eastern half of the United States.
BEIJING, Jan 20- China, the world's top buyer of raw cotton and soy, will this year scrap its controversial scheme to stockpile the commodities and will trial direct subsidies for farmers instead, the government said in a policy document.
*Corn dips on profit taking. Corn futures closed lower, with traders noting a round of profit-taking after two straight days of gains pushed prices to a three-week high on Monday. Wheat notched the biggest gains, led by a 2 percent jump in KCBT hard red winter wheat.
*Egypt purchase buoys wheat market. *Soybeans firm on strong USDA export inspections. *Corn closes firm after early weakness.
More than 90 percent of the soybeans in the U.S. are genetically modified, explains CNBC's Sara Eisen.
Corn and soybean futures also rose as traders evened up positions ahead of key U.S. Department of Agriculture crop reports due out on Friday. Overnight lows fell to minus 5 to minus 10 degrees Fahrenheit across southern Indiana, Ohio, Illinois and northern Kentucky- big soft red winter wheat country, where much of the area was unprotected by snow cover.
*USDA announces sales of U.S. soybeans. CHICAGO, Dec 24- U.S. soybean futures inched upward on Tuesday in quiet pre-Christmas dealings with a sale of U.S. soy lending some modest support while weather in South America remained a mixed bag for the soy complex.
CHICAGO, Dec 23- U.S. soybean futures ended lower on Monday, on concerns that China soon may be shifting its soy buying to South America from the United States, and on outlooks for better crop weather in South America.
CHICAGO, Dec 17- U.S. soybean futures rose 0.5 percent on Tuesday, their third straight session of gains, due to higher soymeal, active soymeal exports and stronger cash soymeal markets. Soybeans also were supported by the strong U.S. soybean crush as seen in Monday's National Oilseeds Processors Association monthly crush report.
CHICAGO, Dec 17- U.S. soybean futures were firm on Tuesday, posting advances for the third day in a row, led higher by gains in soymeal linked to active meal exports and strength in cash markets. Corn rose for the second day in a row on short-covering and despite concern about China's recent moves to reject cargoes of U.S. corn that contained a non-approved GMO variety.
*Exports, US freeze lift Paris wheat to near 7- month high. CHICAGO, Dec 4- U.S. soybean futures were higher on Wednesday, reversing two days of declines, on technical buying despite prospects for a huge soy harvest in South America. Chicago Board of Trade January soybeans were up 9-3/ 4 cents per bushel at $13.29-1/ 2, while December wheat was down 6-1/ 2 at $6.47-1/ 4.
*Exports, US freeze buoy wheat, Paris futures at 7- mth high. CHICAGO, Dec 4- U.S. soybean futures climbed 1 percent on Wednesday reversing two days of declines on technical buying and despite prospects for a huge soy output in South America.
*USDA reports fresh soybean sale, China cancellation. Corn lost 1.5 percent as the previous day's short-covering global supplies of the golden grain, said Bill Gary, president of Commodity Information Systems in Oklahoma City.
*USDA reports fresh soybean sale, China cancellation. Corn lost 1 percent as the previous day's short-covering by funds dried up, leaving few supportive factors to offset big global supplies of the golden grain, said Bill Gary, president of Commodity Information Systems in Oklahoma City.
*Wheat up amid supply worry, corn flat on profit-taking. Wheat futures edged higher for a second straight day, aiming for the first weekly gain in a month, amid concerns about crops in key exporting countries in the southern hemisphere. "The trade has realized that USDA will have to increase its export forecast in the next report.
*Wheat rises amid supply worries, corn flat on profit taking. Wheat futures edged higher for a second straight day, aiming for the first weekly gain in a month, amid concerns about crops in key southern hemisphere exporters. USDA on Friday confirmed private sales of 115,000 tonnes of U.S. soybeans to China.