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Agricultural Commodities Soy Meal Commodity Trades, Charts

  • *USDA raises U.S. corn yield estimate to 169.9 bpa. *USDA ups soy yield to 49.9 bpa, topping expectations. Soybean futures fell after the USDA surprised analysts by hiking its U.S. soybean yield estimate as well.

  • *USDA raises U.S. corn yield estimate to 169.9 bpa. *USDA raises soybean yield to 49.9 bpa, topping expectations. Wheat futures firmed, rallying from early declines, after the USDA tightened its forecast of global wheat ending stocks for the 2017/ 18 marketing year.

  • *Grain markets consolidate before Sept. 12 USDA forecasts. *Focus of USDA report to be corn, soybean yield revisions. "Wheat has been under modest pressure today on ideas that USDA will likely increase Black Sea production in tomorrows report, although its capacity to export what it produces is limited, so the global market shouldn't be immediately impacted," Arlan...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 6- U.S. corn futures hit a two-week high on Wednesday on a mix of short-covering and worries about the pace of U.S. crop maturity, traders said. Chicago Board of Trade December corn futures settled up 2-1/ 2 cents at $3.61 per bushel after reaching $3.62, the highest since Aug. 23. November soybeans ended up 2-1/ 2 cents at $9.71 a bushel after reaching...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 5- U.S. soybean futures hit a 3-1/ 2- week high on Tuesday on technical buying and forecasts for dry weather in the Midwest that could threaten late-season yield prospects, analysts said. Chicago Board of Trade November soybean futures settled up 19 cents at $9.68-1/ 2 per bushel after reaching $9.73-1/ 2, the contract's highest since Aug. 10.

  • CHICAGO, Sept 5- U.S. soybean futures hit a 3-1/ 2 week high on Tuesday on a mix of technical buying and forecasts for dry weather in the Midwest that could threaten late-season yield prospects, analysts said. As of 12:46 p.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade November soybean futures were up 17 cents at $9.66-1/ 2 per bushel after reaching $9.73-1/ 2, its highest since Aug. 10.

  • CHICAGO, Sept 1- U.S. corn futures fell on Friday on rising expectations of plentiful supplies from what should be a bumper Midwest harvest beginning later this month, analysts said. Chicago Board of Trade December corn settled down 2-1/ 2 cents at $3.55-1/ 4 per bushel. November soybeans ended up 4-1/ 4 cents at $9.49-1/ 2 per bushel and December wheat rose 4-1/ 4 cents...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 31- U.S. corn prices rose about 3.5 percent on Thursday, snapping a four-session slide as grain traders joined a broad rally in commodities on the last day of the month. Chicago Board of Trade December corn futures settled up 12-1/ 4 cents at $3.57-3/ 4 per bushel after dipping to $3.44-1/ 4, a contract low. CBOT November soybeans ended up 12 cents at $9.45-1/ 4...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 30- U.S. corn futures fell to contract lows on Thursday on fund-driven selling tied to plentiful global supplies and expectations of a large Midwest harvest, analysts said. Chicago Board of Trade December corn settled down 3-1/ 4 cents at $3.45-1/ 2 per bushel after posting a contract low, its sixth in as many sessions, at $3.45. It's a race who is going to...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 24- Chicago Board of Trade soybean futures climbed nearly 1 percent on Thursday, lifted by strong export demand, gains in soyoil prices and smaller pod count findings on an annual U.S. crop tour, traders said. Soyoil has climbed since a U.S. Commerce Department announcement on Tuesday that it would impose duties on soy-based Argentina biodiesel...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 23- U.S. corn futures sank to their lowest levels of the year on Wednesday on fund-driven technical selling and plentiful global grain supplies, analysts said. "In a market this weak, contract lows are a target," said Don Roose, president of U.S. Commodities, adding that hefty global inventories of corn and wheat continue to hang over the market.

  • CHICAGO, Aug 23- U.S. soyoil prices jumped 1.8 percent on Wednesday while biomass-based diesel fuel credits also gained on expectations for increased demand for domestic supplies after Washington imposed duties on Argentine and Indonesian biodiesel imports. Argentine biofuel producers threatened to halt exports to the United States after the U.S....

  • *Crushing margins turn positive, hit 80 yuan a tonne. BEIJING, Aug 11- Chaos that swept China's soybean market in recent weeks as lossmaking crushers flipped cargoes and closed plants appears to have eased by Friday, allaying fears of widespread contract defaults like those that shook the world's top consumer in 2014.. On Thursday, crushers were making more than...

  • *USDA surprises trade by raising U.S. soy yield forecast. *USDA sees U.S. corn yield at 169.5 bu/acre. The USDA projected the U.S. corn yield at 169.5 bushels per acre, below its previous forecast of 170.7 but above an average of trade estimates for 166.2 bpa.

  • *USDA surprises trade by raising U.S. soy yield forecast. *USDA sees U.S. corn yield at 169.5 bu/acre. The USDA projected the U.S. corn yield at 169.5 bushels per acre, below its previous forecast of 170.7 but above an average of trade estimates for 166.2 bpa.

  • MELBOURNE, Aug 10- China aluminium extended gains on Thursday to strike its highest since 2012, with investors flooding into the market on prospects that capacity closures in the world's top producer would tighten supply. *SHFE ALUMINIUM: Shanghai Futures Exchange aluminium had climbed 1.4 percent to 16,275 yuan a tonne by 0240 GMT, having earlier hit its...

  • MELBOURNE, Aug 10- China aluminum extended gains on Thursday to strike its highest since 2012, with investors flooding into the market on prospects that capacity closures in the world's top producer would tighten supply. *SHFE ALUMINIUM: Shanghai Futures Exchange aluminum had climbed 1.4 percent to 16,275 yuan a tonne by 0240 GMT, having earlier hit its...

  • *USDA August supply/demand reports due Thursday at 1600 GMT. *Analyst expect USDA to cut U.S. corn, soy yield. *USDA seen reducing U.S. spring wheat production estimate.

  • JOHANNESBURG, Aug 9- LME copper and aluminum rose to 2-1/ 2 year highs on Wednesday on expectations of output cuts in across many commodities in top producer China during the winter. CHINA CUTS: China's Shandong province has ordered 3.21 million tonnes of aluminum smelting capacity to be shut in the world's top producer of the metal, more than previously expected,...

  • As of 1:01 p.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade November soybean futures were up 4-1/ 2 cents at $9.74-1/ 4 per bushel. December corn was down 2-1/ 4 cents at $3.84-1/ 2 a bushel and September wheat was down 7-1/ 2 cents at $4.56 a bushel. However, ratings declined in Illinois and Iowa, the top two U.S. soy states.