Morning markets: US flooding gives ag bulls the upper hand

Heavy US flooding over the weekend helps, some, wheat futures, coming in an important growing area. Cotton, corn, soy get a little bit of a lift too

Drier US forecast, firmer dollar scupper grain price rally    22 May 2015
Grain prices retreat after forecasters remove rain from the US weather map and put some into the Russian outlook, where it is needed. Softs soften too
Morning markets: wheat futures race towards long US weekend    22 May 2015
The prospect of a long US weekend, during a weather market, brings an extra dynamic to wheat trading. Soybeans soar in China, but ease in Chicago
Wheat futures rise as Canada, Russia weather fears take hold    21 May 2015
It isn't just US downpours on wheat crop that are raising investor alarm, but fry weather in Canada and Russia too. Still, sellers rule in softs
Morning markets: soggy US forecast lifts wheat futures anew    21 May 2015
Ags make a largely firm start, with cotton and wheat helped by forecasts for heavy rains in the southern US. Ethanol data wins support for corn
PM markets: dollar strength saps ags. Even cocoa falters    20 May 2015
Ag commodity futures show wide-ranging declines, undermined by dollar strength. Cocoa drops for the first in 11 sessions. Still, wheat shows some life
Morning markets: wheat eases, with decline in US frost fears    20 May 2015
There are concerns of damage to from North American frost to one crop. But it isn't wheat, corn or soybeans, which see price falls. Cotton eases too
PM markets: Wheat prices falter as short-selling spree ends    19 May 2015
A strong dollar, and receding frost fears, has bought a three-day bull run in wheat futures to an end. Coffee drops too. But sugar finds support
Strong dollar, US crop data put wheat futures into retreat    19 May 2015
Wheat futures fall back as the dollar revives, and stats show improvement in US crop condition. Corn and soy struggle too. But cotton proves resilient
Wheat prices renew rally, as US weather worries grow    18 May 2015
Wheat prices jump nearly 4% as concerns over heavy US rains provoke hedge funds to cover further short positions. Corn gains too, but not sugar
AM markets: wheat futures lead ags to solid start to week    18 May 2015
Grains and oilseeds show early headway, helped by ideas that dollar softness and El Nino have changed market dynamics. Wheat shows particular buoyancy
Evening markets: wheat rally falters. But cocoa stays hot    15 May 2015
Wheat futures retreat, amid some question over funds' real appetite for closing short positions. That depresses corn too. But cocoa has other drivers
Morning markets: is wheat like sugar?    15 May 2015
Investors seeking a clue on how wheat futures might perform, following their 7% surge in the last session, might turn to the sugar market
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