DTN Early Word Grains 10/16 05:53
Mixed Grains as Monday Surge Calms, Harvest Restarts
December corn was down 1 1/4, November soybeans were down 5 3/4, and
December KC wheat was up 3/4.
DTN Contributing Analyst
Pre-5:00 a.m. CME Globex: December corn was down 1 1/4, November soybeans
were down 5 3/4, and December KC wheat was up 3/4.
CME Globex Recap: Global equities are mostly stronger this morning, but most
importantly, volatility is lower compared with last week. The CBOE Volatility
Index closed yesterday at 20.51% vs. 26.83% on October 11th. The USD and
10-year Treasury have also seen more quiet, range-bound trade the last couple
of days. Grains are consolidating yesterday's rally as traders weigh better
technicals vs. a resumption of harvest by midweek.
OUTSIDE MARKETS: Previous closes on Monday showed the Dow Jones Industrial
Average down 89.44 points at 25,250.55 and the S&P 500 down 16.34 points at
2,750.79 while the 10-year Treasury yield ended at 3.171%. Early Tuesday, DJIA
futures were up 50.00. Asian markets were mixed with Japan's Nikkei 225 up
277.94 points (1.25%) and China's Shanghai Composite was down 21.77 points
(-0.85%). European markets are mostly higher with London's FTSE 100 down 22.21
points (-0.32%), Germany's DAX up 13.66 points (0.12%), and France's CAC 40 up
3.99 points (0.08%). The euro was down 0.00150 at 1.160000 and the U.S. dollar
index was up 0.0500 at 95.0900. September 30-year T-Bonds were down 4/32nds
while December gold was up $1.80 at $1232.10 and November crude oil was down
0.51 at $71.27. Soybeans on China's Dalian Exchange closed down 0.77% and
soymeal closed up 0.39%.
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