Soymeal weakness, US wheat import talk, weakens grain prices

Grain and soybean futures put in a soft finish. Options expiry, and meal weakness, tests soybeans. As for grains, did the US really import EU wheat?

Morning markets: soybeans touch $10. But wheat leads grains    24 Oct 2014
Soybean futures, temporarily, regain \$10 a bushel - holders of short positions "take it on the chin" again. But Russia woes help wheat to bigger gain
PM markets: weather worries, strong US sales, lift grains    23 Oct 2014
Corn and soybean futures get a boost from strong US export sales data. Concerns over weather in Australia and Russia underpin wheat
AM markets: grains trade warily, amid plethora of signals    23 Oct 2014
Sure, the US corn and soy harvest looks like it is speeding up, a negative for prices. But other factors are now rising in importance too
Evening markets: late soymeal tumble sinks row crop futures    22 Oct 2014
Corn and soybean futures end lower, well below day highs, hurt by a late drop by soymeal, which has become a market focus. But Russia fears lift wheat
Morning markets: grains rally stalls, as shares stabilise    22 Oct 2014
Grain futures ease, even as shares nudge higher, fuelling ideas over macro market influences. Still, fundamentals are taking on a less bearish hue...
PM markets: demand signs, harvest delays, lift grain futures    21 Oct 2014
Corn and soybean futures jump, with the US harvest delayed at a time when demand for soymeal, especially, is buoyant. Demand signs help wheat too
AM markets: grain prices recover, despite US harvest hopes    21 Oct 2014
Sure, US harvest should pick-up pace this week, as weather improves. But it was even slower than expected last week. And broader market jitters revive
PM markets: Brazil rains dent soy prices, but batter coffee    20 Oct 2014
The prospect of Brazilian rains, in boding well for sowings, sends soybean prices lower. Coffee futures have an altogether more extreme reaction
Morning markets: grain futures ease as share prices recover    20 Oct 2014
Broader market trading lacks the panic that gripped them last week. This stems upward pressure on ags from short covering. Weather hardly helps bulls
Evening markets: improved weather ideas sink corn and coffee    17 Oct 2014
Corn and soybean futures are undermined by a drier outlook for US Corn Belt harvesting. For coffee, a wetter Brazilian forecast hits prices
Morning markets: grains nudge higher, as data approach    17 Oct 2014
Corn futures nudge higher, helped by expectations of a big US export sales figure later. Still, it is largely a technical market, helping wheat too
Evening markets: ags gain, as funds ditch short positions    16 Oct 2014
Commodities, notably agricultural ones, post a largely positive session, helped by hedge fund liquidation - of short positions. But cocoa misses out
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