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Jim's Morning Markets Report--August 27, 2014

Jim's Morning Markets Report--August 27, 2014

European bond market yields at record lows this week.

U.S. 2014 Crop Insurance Indemnities Hit $1.8 Billion

U.S. 2014 Crop Insurance Indemnities Hit $1.8 Billion

Wheat only commodity so far above the $1 billion mark

NWS 6- to 10-day: Precip Across the Corn Belt, Varied Temps

NWS 6- to 10-day: Precip Across the Corn Belt, Varied Temps

The outlook to start the month of September should be viewed as non-threatening as heat for some areas will be accompanied by showers.

Consultant Raises Corn and Soybean Yield Estimates

Consultant Raises Corn and Soybean Yield Estimates

Dr. Cordonnier says the one big remaining risk for the crops is an early frost.

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Cash Sales Monitor

40% of 2014-crop corn is sold

2014-Crop Corn Sales

Cash-only marketers are 40% sold and hedgers are 50% sold in the cash market.

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70% of 2014-crop wheat is sold

2014-Crop Wheat Sales

Cash-only marketers are 70% sold and hedgers are 85% sold in the cash market.

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50% of 2014-crop soybeans are sold

2014-Crop Soybean Sales

Cash-only marketers and hedgers are 50% sold in the cash market.

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50% of 2014-crop cotton is sold

2014-Crop Cotton Sales

Cash-only marketers and hedgers are 50% sold in the cash market.

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