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  • *Corn up on uncertain summer weather, dryness in Brazil. CHICAGO, April 15- U.S. corn futures hit a four-month high on Friday as concern about summer weather risk in the Midwest and dry conditions in Brazil prompted investors to cover short positions, analysts said. At the Chicago Board of Trade as of 1 p.m. CDT, May corn was up 5-1/ 2 cents at $3.79-1/ 2 per bushel after...

  • CHICAGO, April 14- U.S. soybean futures fell nearly 1 percent on Thursday on profit-taking and softening cash markets following a four-session advance that lifted the spot May contract to an eight-month high, traders said. But corn settled modestly higher, supported by stronger-than-expected weekly U.S. export sales and worries about dry weather in Brazil.

  • *Soy to 8- month high on China demand, Argentina rains. Soybean futures also charged higher, buoyed by chart-based buying and data showing strong demand from China, while wheat followed the firm trend. At the Chicago Board of Trade, May corn settled up 10-3/ 4 cents at $3.73-1/ 2 per bushel after reaching $3.74-3/ 4, the highest spot price since December.

  • *Soy to 8- month high on China demand, Argentina rains. Wheat and soybeans also charged higher, with soy buoyed by chart-based buying and data showing strong demand from China. At the Chicago Board of Trade as of 12:30 p.m. CDT, May corn was up 9-1/ 4 cents at $3.72 per bushel after reaching $3.74-3/ 4, the highest for a most-active contract since Dec. 21.

  • *USDA trims domestic soybean inventories. "It's a report with no new bullish news and it's a market that's mature here at the top," said Don Roose, president of Iowa- based broker U.S. Commodities. Most-active May corn gained 6 cents to $3.62-3/ 4 a bushel, and May wheat rose 5-1/ 4 cents to $4.52-1/ 2 a bushel at the CBOT.

  • MANILA, March 28- U.S. soybean futures extended gains on Monday, trading near their highest since October, after data showed the largest weekly U.S. soymeal sales in about 13 years. The most-active soybean contract, for May delivery, on the Chicago Board of Trade was up 0.3 percent at $9.13 a bushel by 0123 GMT. *Data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture showed...

  • Traders were also concerned about a threat of flooding in the Mississippi River Delta region, which grows soft red wheat, the type traded at the Chicago Board of Trade. At the CBOT, May wheat settled up 9-1/ 2 cents at $4.59-3/ 4 per bushel after reaching $4.62, the contract's highest since Feb. 23. May soybeans finished 2-1/ 4 cents higher at $8.63-3/ 4 a bushel and May corn...

  • Traders were also concerned about a threat of flooding in the Mississippi River Delta region, which grows soft red wheat, the type traded at the Chicago Board of Trade. At the CBOT as of 12:55 p.m. CST, May wheat was up 8-3/ 4 cents at $4.59 per bushel after reaching $4.62, its highest since Feb. 23. May soybeans were up 2-1/ 2 cents at $8.64 a bushel and May corn was down 3/ 4...

  • CHICAGO, March 2- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures rallied to close higher on Wednesday as traders covered short positions following the market's drop to its lowest level in nearly six years. At the CBOT, May wheat finished up 4-1/ 4 cents at $4.50-1/ 4 per bushel after dipping to $4.42-1/ 4, a contract low and the cheapest price for a most-active contract since...

  • CHICAGO, Feb 29- Chicago Board of Trade corn futures headed lower on Monday for a fifth straight session, retreating from early advances as concerns over weak demand pressured the market, traders said. At the CBOT as of 1:07 p.m. CST, the most active May corn contract was down 2-1/ 2 cents at $3.57 per bushel after dipping to $3.56-3/ 4, its lowest level since Jan. 12.

  • CHICAGO, Feb 18- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures fell more than 1 percent on Thursday, setting back from a two-session rally as traders returned their focus to record-large global inventories and poor export demand for U.S. supplies, traders said. At the CBOT as of 1:01 p.m. CST, March wheat was down 5-3/ 4 cents at $4.62-3/ 4 a bushel. March corn was down 1 cent at...

  • CHICAGO, Feb 4- Wheat futures on the Chicago Board of Trade fell more than 1 percent on Thursday on disappointing U.S. export sales data, traders said. March corn was down 2 cents at $3.69 per bushel and March soybeans were down 2-3/ 4 cents at $8.74 a bushel. "The problem is, no matter what you look at, we've got plenty of everything," said Roy Huckabay with the Linn Group, a...

  • *Egypt cancels wheat tender amid wrangling over import terms. At the Chicago Board of Trade as of 12:12 p.m CST, the March soybean contract was up 4-1/ 2 cents at $8.85-1/ 4 per bushel after reaching $8.89-1/ 2, its highest since Dec. 22. March corn was up 1/ 2 cent at $3.71-3/ 4 a bushel after touching $3.73-3/ 4, its highest since Dec. 22.

  • *Soy, corn down as Argentina weather forecasts improve. Corn and soybeans also fell as macroeconomic worries hung over the market and on some forecasts for much-needed rains in Argentina next week. At the Chicago Board of Trade, March wheat ended 4 cents lower at $4.75-1/ 4 per bushel.

  • *Soy, corn down as Argentina weather forecasts improve. Corn and soybeans also fell as macroeconomic worries hung over the market and on some forecasts for much-needed rains in Argentina next week. "The bottom line is, world competition for wheat continues to be pretty stiff, and we are not getting any," said Tom Fritz, a partner with EFG Group in Chicago.

  • CHICAGO, Jan 29- U.S. soybean futures ended strong on Friday, rallying on month-end buying a day after cancellations of U.S. soybean sales to China sent the market to a three-week low, traders said. CBOT March soybeans finished up 14-1/ 2 cents at $8.82-1/ 4 a bushel, rebounding after dipping to $8.67, its lowest since Jan. 12. March corn ended 6-1/ 2 cents up at $3.72 per...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 29- U.S. soybean futures advanced on Friday, rallying on bargain buying one day after cancellations of U.S. soybean sales to China sent the market to a three-week low, traders said. At the Chicago Board of Trade as of 12:53 p.m. CST, March soybeans were up 11-3/ 4 cents at $8.79-1/ 2 a bushel after trading as low as $8.67, its lowest since Jan. 12.

  • CHICAGO, Jan 28- U.S. soybean futures tumbled on Thursday, with the most-active March contract down 1.6 percent, the largest drop for soybeans in more than a month, after exporters canceled U.S. soybean sales to China. "Beans were mostly flat overnight, but an announcement by the USDA of cancellations of sales to the Chinese sent the willies through the futures and...

  • Corn coasted for the second straight day, while soybean futures rose on dry weather concerns in South America and southern Africa. At the Chicago Board of Trade, March wheat settled 8-1/ 4 cents lower at $4.76-1/ 2 per bushel, a day after hitting $4.88-1/ 2, its highest since Dec. 21. "We are in a pattern of seeing short-covering rallies run out of steam," said Joe Davis,...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 27- Chicago Board of Trade wheat fell nearly 2 percent on Wednesday on fund-driven technical selling and a proposal by Russia's farm ministry to cut a wheat export tax, which tempered speculation about export restrictions. Corn was little changed while soybean futures climbed as traders weighed weather concerns in South America and southern...