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What A Ratio And Crush Spread Are Saying About Corn And Soybeans

Seeking Alpha - 3/25/2020 10:06:00 AM
Moving into the planting season. A severe issue faces the markets. The corn/bean ratio. The crush spread. CORN and SOYB are the ETF products.

Column: U.S. farmers ramp up corn, soybean acres amid historically low prices

Reuters - 3/26/2020 10:17:00 AM
However, that is nearly the lowest new-crop price during March since 2009. Commodity and financial markets have had a rough time recently dealing with the uncertainties around the coronavirus pandemic and the associated halt in economic activity. Corn has been under pressure due to falling ethanol margins, following the plunge in crude oil ...

Rough Start For Corn Prices, But Predicting A Bullish Outcome

Seeking Alpha - 3/18/2020 1:43:00 PM
I expect an increase in corn prices. Global feed demand expected to increase in 2020. Brazil’s ethanol production from corn is expected to increase in 2020. Des

Corn set for biggest quarterly drop in 5-1/2 years, wheat firms

Zawya - 3/31/2020 4:21:00 AM
director of advisory services at brokerage IKON Commodities. "Suddenly there is lots of corn available." A slump in world oil prices has reduced demand for corn-based fuel ethanol, which uses around a third of the U.S. corn crop. U.S. crude oil is down 65% in the first quarter as the virus lockdowns hit demand. The most-active corn contract on ...

The Hottest Trade in Commodities Is Finding Space to Store Them

Bloomberg on - 3/31/2020 3:52:45 AM
The cost of storage is exploding, in sharp contrast to the price of the commodities themselves, which are collapsing amid the chaos of the coronavirus. It’s a potential windfall for the companies that inhabit this prosaic but critical corner of the commodities universe,

Corn firm ahead of USDA sowings estimates, soybeans fall

London Free Press - 3/31/2020 11:10:00 AM
HAMBURG — Chicago corn rose and ... senior commodity analyst at Rabobank, adding that restrictions by those countries were aimed at preventing domestic bread price rises. Russia’s economy ...

Commodities Have Beaten Stocks. But Choosing a Fund Is Tough.

Barron's - 3/20/2020 9:21:00 PM
or the Teucrium Corn fund (CORN). But they’re problematic, since commodities funds generally gain their exposure through futures contracts. Most indexed ETFs buy their futures contracts in a systematic rules-based way that often leads to suboptimal results, as futures prices often fluctuate in nonsystematic ways. Active management may be the ...

GRAINS-Corn rebounds from lowest since September 2016 on oil price surge

Reuters - 3/19/2020 2:15:00 AM
U.S. corn futures on Thursday rebounded from three-year lows hit in the previous session as a surge in oil prices underpinned gains, although concerns about the coronavirus’ global spread kept a lid on prices.

Coronavirus undermines Indian crop prices, derails rural rebound

YAHOO! - 3/20/2020 9:38:00 AM
Indian farmer Banwarilal Bhardwaj was planning to buy a car after harvesting his winter-sown crops that were promising bumper returns. "If prices fall any further, I'll struggle to even repay the loan,

Prices of basic commodities in Davao set

Sun Star - 3/20/2020 10:56:00 AM
Meanwhile, the price of corn grits should be at P28/kg to P38/kg ... The price of mango should only be at P100/kg to P120/kg while pummelo should be at P80/kg to P90/kg. Other basic commodities included in the monitoring of the Agriculture department are refined sugar (P48/kg to P55/kg), brown sugar (P38/kg to P42/kg), and palm cooking oil ...