DTN Early Word Grains 10/19 05:48
Grains Mostly Weaker to Close Softer Week
December corn was down 1, November soybeans were up 2, and December KC wheat
was down 1 1/2.
DTN Contributing Analyst
Pre-5:00 a.m. CME Globex: December corn was down 1, November soybeans were up
2, and December KC wheat was down 1 1/2.
CME Globex Recap: Global equities are mixed to weaker to close the week,
although strength in Chinese markets overnight was impressive despite Q3 growth
registering 6.5% growth, the lowest quarterly growth since 2008/09. Crude oil
is struggling to get back over $70.00/bbl and remains below its 50 and 100-day
moving averages. Grains are mostly lower to finish the week with some large
exhaustion buying candles being posted on weekly charts.
OUTSIDE MARKETS: Thursday closes showed the Dow Jones Industrial Average down
327.23 points at 25,379.45 and the S&P 500 down 40.43 points at 2,768.78 while
the 10-year Treasury yield ended at 3.177%. Early Friday, DJIA futures up down
50.00. Asian markets were mixed with Japan's Nikkei 225 down 126.08 points
(-0.0.56%) and China's Shanghai Composite was up 64.05 points (-2.58%).
European markets are lower with London's FTSE 100 down 3.40 points (-0.05%),
Germany's DAX down 47.82 points (-0.41%), and France's CAC 40 down 39.30 points
(-0.77%). The euro was down 0.00225 at 1.14695 and the U.S. dollar index was up
0.0200 at 96.0050. September 30-year T-Bonds were down 1/32nds while December
gold was up $0.80 at $1230.90 and November crude oil was up 0.30 at $68.95.
Soybeans on China's Dalian Exchange closed down 0.78% and soymeal closed down
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