Corn and soybean basis firms seasonally as harvest pressure eases.
Commodity markets faced pressure overnight on renewed macroeconomic concerns amid new Covid outbreaks in China with grain and soy futures pressured by the broad-based selling.
Both the present situation index and the expectations index surprisingly rose this month.
HRW rating is 8.5 points below average, while the SRW rating is 4.4 points above normal.
This week we welcome special guest David Wasserman, Senior Editor, U.S. House of Representatives for The Cook Political Report. David shares his perspective on potential outcomes of national elections.
Soybean inspections slowed from the previous week but were about as expected.
Soybeans are leading gains in the grain markets with livestock futures also higher to start the week.
December HRW and December HRS futures posted new contract highs overnight.
USDA’s Cold Storage Report showed beef stocks increased a little more than is typical during September, while the build in pork stocks was a little shy of normal.