Marketing http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en Has the game changed for soybeans? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/has-game-changed-soybeans <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Soybeans remain fundamentally&nbsp;bearish as U.S. planting is reported at 31% complete, and well ahead of the 5-year 20% average. As a producer I'm content on staying patient and waiting for a move back above $10.00. As a spec I like the sideline! </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/has-game-changed-soybeans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/has-game-changed-soybeans#comments Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 12 May 2015 21:27:00 +0000 97361 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Corn needs a rally; planters getting a workout http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/corn-needs-rally-planters-getting-workout <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Sub-$4 per bushel corn futures continue to strain markets as a large old-crop carryover and lower feed demand hold down prices. December 2015 corn futures closed Friday at just over $3.78, meaning many farmers are seeing $3.50 or lower cash markets, depending on their local basis. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/corn-needs-rally-planters-getting-workout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/corn-needs-rally-planters-getting-workout#comments Corn Marketing Prices Sun, 10 May 2015 23:50:00 +0000 97331 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Can macro markets and U.S. dollar give soybean prices a bounce? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/can-macro-markets-and-us-dollar-give-soybean-prices-bounce <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Soybean traders seem to be keeping a close eye on the macro markets, particularly the direction of the U.S. dollar and the direction of crude oil. Market insiders continue to believe a weaker dollar and gains in crude oil will continue to add strength in the soybean market.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/can-macro-markets-and-us-dollar-give-soybean-prices-bounce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/can-macro-markets-and-us-dollar-give-soybean-prices-bounce#comments Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 08 May 2015 20:12:00 +0000 97311 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com How high can corn prices go without a weather story? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/how-high-can-corn-prices-go-without-weather-story <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>There's never been a crop year yet that didn't start off without concerns surrounding weather. The problem is, as of right now this doesn't equate to facts the bulls can use to build a case against the bears. In the courtroom of trading, the "what ifs" surrounding weather are simply considered hearsay and not permissible as actual evidence.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/how-high-can-corn-prices-go-without-weather-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/how-high-can-corn-prices-go-without-weather-story#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 01 May 2015 20:42:00 +0000 97211 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Are all the bearish cards out of the deck for soybeans? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/are-all-bearish-cards-out-deck-soybeans <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Soybean bears continue to think the slow planting pace of U.S. corn in the south and to the east will&nbsp;ultimately mean more soybean acres.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/are-all-bearish-cards-out-deck-soybeans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/are-all-bearish-cards-out-deck-soybeans#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 28 Apr 2015 21:41:00 +0000 97191 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Does China still hold the cards on soybean markets? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/does-china-still-hold-cards-soybean-markets <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Soybean demand remains strong as projected soybean crush and export numbers continue to exceed 2014 levels, helping keeping bean markets from falling lower. But political policy in China, the world’s largest user of soybeans, could quickly swing bean markets up or down, said Scott Irwin, University of Illinois (U of I) agricultural economist.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/does-china-still-hold-cards-soybean-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/does-china-still-hold-cards-soybean-markets#comments Marketing Soybeans Prices Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:12:00 +0000 97141 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Global corn data could be more bullish http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/global-corn-data-could-be-more-bullish <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Corn has backpedaled to fresh new six-month lows as bulls continue to talk about better-than-expected U.S. export demand and problematic planting weather. The primary concerns for the bulls continue to be conditions being too wet out east and to the south. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/global-corn-data-could-be-more-bullish" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/global-corn-data-could-be-more-bullish#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:04:00 +0000 97121 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Are the cards stacked against the soybean market? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/are-cards-stacked-against-soybean-market <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Soybean bulls continue to talk about wet conditions in southern Brazil and many parts of Argentina. Their argument is it could delay harvest and create a bit more interest for U.S supplies. Be careful buying into this belief.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/are-cards-stacked-against-soybean-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/are-cards-stacked-against-soybean-market#comments Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:28:00 +0000 97031 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Corn prices remain under pressure http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/corn-prices-remain-under-pressure <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Corn futures prices tumbled by nearly 10¢ per bushel this past week, with old-crop May closing Friday at $3.77, September at near $3.92 and December new-crop at $4.02. That’s even with good exports and USDA’s projected ending corn stocks still below trade expectations, notes a Memphis, Tenn., market analyst.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/corn-prices-remain-under-pressure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/corn-prices-remain-under-pressure#comments Corn Marketing Prices Sun, 12 Apr 2015 20:37:00 +0000 96911 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Is a bullish weather card still in the deck for corn? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/bullish-weather-card-still-deck-corn <div class="node-body blog-body">With the weather wild-card still floating around, I think best practice is to simply remain patient and wait for a move higher to reduce any additional new-crop or old-crop risk.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/bullish-weather-card-still-deck-corn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/bullish-weather-card-still-deck-corn#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 10 Apr 2015 20:29:00 +0000 96881 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com