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Grain and livestock markets have been mostly focused on supply/demand fundamentals, but that changed this week as President Donald Trump started to push the tougher trade policies he promised during his campaign. That sh
Corn and wheat futures posted gains this week and challenged their January high as funds were buyers amid a continued pullback in the U.S. dollar. While fundamental support is lacking, funds have moved to a net long posi
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Market reaction Ahead of USDA's reports, corn and soybean futures were trading narrowly mixed, with old-crop contracts fractionally higher and new-crop contracts mildly weaker. Winter wheat futures were 1 to 2 cen
Wheat futures were the price leaders after USDA's February Supply & Demand Report, as traders covered short positions. Corn futures were trading above the January highs Friday morning, signaling a potential break
Corn and wheat futures rallied to their highest levels since mid-summer early this week, as speculative money actively flowed into the long side of both markets. But the fund buying dried up by late in the week and futur