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First Thing Today: Firmer tone to start the week

December HRW and December HRS futures posted new contract highs overnight.

First Thing Today: Wheat leads overnight price strength

Wheat futures followed the European market higher overnight, with December HRS wheat scoring a new contract high.

First Thing Today: Grain, soy futures pull back from recent gains

Soybean led the price pullback overnight after recent, strong gains.

First Thing Today | October 15, 2021

Corn, soybean and winter wheat futures extended Thursday’s corrective gains overnight, while HRS futures posted new contract highs for the sixth time in the last eight trading sessions.

First Thing Today | Oct. 14, 2021

China raises minimum purchasing price for wheat for first time since 2014. Attaché lowers forecast for Argentine soybean plantings. Is inflation transitory or structural? UAW has called a strike against Deere & Co.

First Thing Today | Oct. 13, 2021

Chinese bean buying slows in September. Certified acreage data release delayed. Americans quit their jobs at a record clip in August. Atlanta Fed chief says U.S. jobs slowdown should not derail taper timeline.

First Thing Today | Oct. 12, 2021

Corn, soybeans soften leading up to USDA’s reports. Wet late-season weather lowers Chinese corn crop prospects. Timely soybean planting for Brazil. Russian wheat export prices climb for the 13th week in a row.

First Thing Today | Oct. 11, 2021

Rains easing drought on northern Plains. Cargill shifts some soybean exports to Texas as repairs to Louisiana facilities continue. U.S. energy prices climbing. Prices rising for hogs on China’s spot & futures markets.