Agriculture Soy Meal Commodity Trades, Charts

  • CHICAGO, April 23- U.S. soybean futures fell to a seven-month low on Tuesday as traders focused on demand destruction resulting from the ongoing U.S. trade war with top global soy buyer China as well as the effects of a devastating disease in China's hog herd. As of 11:40 a.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade May soybeans were down 15-3/ 4 cents at $8.61-1/ 4 per bushel, the...

  • Chicago Board of Trade May wheat settled down 8-1/ 2 cents at $4.35-3/ 4 per bushel after dipping to $4.35-1/ 4, its lowest since March 12. CBOT May corn ended down 3-3/ 4 cents at $3.54-3/ 4 a bushel and May soybeans fell 3-1/ 2 cents to $8.77 a bushel. A year ago, the USDA rated just 31% of the crop as good to excellent.

  • NEW YORK, April 22- Chicago wheat futures fell more than 1 percent to a one-month low on Monday, pressured by generally favorable U.S. crop conditions and expectations of abundant global supplies, traders said. As of 12:30 p.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade May wheat was down 8-1/ 2 cents at $4.35-3/ 4 per bushel after dipping to $4.35-1/ 4, its lowest since March 12.

  • *Soybeans also subdued, investors await U.S.- China news. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, April 16- Chicago wheat futures eased for a second straight session on Tuesday as the latest U.S. crop ratings and an increased forecast for Russia's harvest underscored ample global supply. The most-active wheat contract on the Chicago Board of Trade was down 0.7 percent to $4.56-1/ 2 a...

  • *Soybeans also subdued, investors await U.S.- China news. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, April 16- Chicago wheat futures eased for a second straight session on Tuesday as the latest U.S. crop ratings and an increased forecast for Russia's harvest underscored ample global supply. The most-active wheat contract on the Chicago Board of Trade was down 0.7 percent to $4.56-1/ 2 a...

  • Chicago Board of Trade May corn settled up 1 cent at $3.61 per bushel, staying inside Thursday's trading range. All three commodities posted modest weekly declines after the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday raised its U.S. and world ending stocks forecasts for corn and wheat, and traders waited for signs of progress in U.S. trade talks with top global soy...

  • As of 12:55 p.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade May corn was down 1/ 4 cent at $3.59-3/ 4 per bushel, staying inside of Thursday's trading range. All three commodities were on track to post modest weekly declines after the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday raised its U.S. and world ending stocks forecasts for corn and wheat, and traders waited for signs of...

  • As of 12:55 p.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade May soybean futures were down 7-3/ 4 cents at $8.94-1/ 4 per bushel and May corn was down 2-1/ 4 cents at $3.59-1/ 2 a bushel. Soybeans fell after the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported export sales of U.S. soybeans in the week to April 4 at 280,400 tonnes, well below a range of trade expectations. "The soybeans are reacting to...

  • As of 12:55 p.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade May corn was up 1-3/ 4 cents at $3.61-3/ 4 per bushel and May soybeans were up 3-1/ 2 cents at $9.02-1/ 4 a bushel. Traders were monitoring the progress of a winter storm that was forecast to dump as much as 30 inches of wet, heavy snow on western Minnesota and southeast South Dakota, the National Weather Service said.

  • *USDA sees U.S. wheat condition better than expected. *USDA raises U.S. corn stocks forecast more than expected. Also bearish, the USDA in a weekly crop progress report late Monday rated 60 percent of the U.S. winter wheat crop in good to excellent condition, up from 56 percent a week earlier, a sign of improving yield prospects.

  • *Egypt's GASC buys 120,000 tonnes U.S. soft red wheat in tender. NEW YORK, March 26- U.S. wheat futures inched lower on Tuesday as investors took profits after prices hit a one-month high on U.S. export optimism and adverse weather in the United States that threatened to delay sowing. Chicago Board of Trade May wheat dropped 1/ 4 cent to close at $4.69-1/ 4 a bushel.

  • NEW YORK, March 26- U.S. wheat futures rose on Tuesday, hitting their highest in a month on short-covering and global demand optimism, while adverse weather in major U.S. producing regions stoked fears about potential disruption to sowing. Chicago Board of Trade May wheat gained for the second consecutive session, rising 3-1/ 2 cents at $4.73 a bushel by 11:58 a.m....

  • WUZHEN, China, March 21- China's 2019 pork imports are set to double from last year to 2 million tonnes, a Rabobank analyst said on Thursday, as African swine fever hits production of the meat in the world's top hog market. China has reported 113 outbreaks of the contagious disease since last August, though farmers and industry insiders say several outbreaks are...

  • PERGAMINO, Argentina/ CHICAGO, March 20- Francisco Santillan, 55, a grains farmer from the heart of Argentina's soybean country, has two things on his mind: the rains and twists and turns in a bitter trade war between the United States and China that has hurt prices. The United States and China, the world's top soybean producer and importer respectively, have slapped...

  • CHICAGO, March 20- U.S. wheat futures rose more than 1 percent on Wednesday on poor weather in the Midwest soft winter wheat belt and the northern Plains spring wheat region, traders said. As of 1:10 p.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade May soft red winter wheat rose 7 cents to $4.63-1/ 2 a bushel while Minneapolis Grain Exchange May spring wheat was up 7 cents at $5.72-1/ 4...

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, March 20- Chicago grain and soybean futures were flat to slightly lower on Wednesday as traders assessed the risks to U.S. spring planting from flooding and awaited more clues about trade talks between Washington and Beijing. "There is plenty of soybean supply around the world and we have yet to see China resume buying," said one Singapore- based...

  • *Market awaits news on U.S.- China trade negotiations. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin plan to travel to China next week for another round of trade talks with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, a Trump administration official said on Tuesday. "There is plenty of soybean supply around the world and we have yet to see China...

  • *Trader awaits updates on U.S.- China trade talks. Soybean futures declined as traders awaited news from ongoing U.S. trade negotiations with China, the world's top soybean importer. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin plan to travel to China next week for another round of trade talks with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He.

  • CHICAGO, March 18- U.S. corn futures fell on Monday, halting a four-session rebound from contract lows set last week, as traders worried about export prospects for U.S. grains, analysts said. As of 1:13 p.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade May corn was down 2 cents at $3.71-1/ 4 per bushel. CBOT May soybeans were down 3-1/ 4 cents at $9.06 a bushel and May soft red winter wheat...

  • *Corn lower after USDA raises U.S. stockpiles forecast. Chicago Board of Trade May corn futures settled down 1 cent at $3.64-1/ 4 per bushel after dipping to a contract low of $3.62-1/ 4, the lowest price for a most-active contract since Nov. 21. Corn futures fell after the USDA in a monthly report raised its forecast of U.S. corn stocks remaining at the end of the 2018/ 19...