• Oliver Sloup

Grain Express

Corn (July)

Fundamentals: Corn futures got hit hard early yesterday on spillover pressure from beans after news came out that Chinese state-owned companies wouldn’t be buying U.S. agricultural products. Hours later, it was reported by Reuters that Chinese state-owned firms buy at least 3 cargoes of U.S. soybeans for the fall. Before that news broke, we had an interview on RFD-TV where we talked about it being political rhetoric and more jawboning. Yesterday’s crop progress report showed US corn planting is 93% planted with a 74% good/excellent rating.

Technicals: Previous resistance now becomes support/pivot area, that is 320. We continue to believe there is upside potential and value near 320. A break and close below 316-317 ¾ would neutralize our bullish bias. 330-333 is the big barrier that the Bulls need to chew through to encourage another wave of short covering. A failure to do so will likely keep us range-bound.....Contact us for the FULL report!

Bias: Bullish Previous Session Bias: Bullish/Neutral

Resistance: 330-333****, 343 ¼-344 ¾** Pivot: 320 Support: 316-317 ¾***, 308 ¼-310*** 298 ¾-301 ¼** Soybeans (July)

Fundamentals: The big news yesterday morning was that China had told state owned companies to stop buying U.S. agricultural products. Shortly after that news broke, we were on RFD-TV talking about it being more of the same, political rhetoric and jawboning. Shortly after that, Reuters reported that Chinese state-owned firms buy at least 3 cargoes of U.S. soybeans for the fall. Yesterday’s Crop Progress report showed US soybean planting is 75% complete with a good/excellent rating of 70%.

Technicals: In yesterday’s report we talked about buying a dip into the low end of the range and our pivot pocket, 829-834. This pocket was tested and held, which bodes well for the Bull camp, in the near term. Technical resistance from 857-861 ¼ remains stout, but we would not be surprised to see the market move north of here in the coming weeks. A close below 818-821 would neutralize our bias.....Contact us for the FULL report!

Bias: Bullish/Neutral Previous Session Bias: Bullish/Neutral

Resistance: 857-861 ¼****, 877 ½-882 ¼*** Pivot: 829-834 Support: 818-821***, 808 ¼***, 791** Chicago Wheat (July)

Fundamentals: Yesterday’s crop progress report showed good/excellent conditions for winter wheat at 51%, down 3% from last week. The crop is estimated to be 3% harvested. Spring wheat is 91% planted with a good/excellent rating of 80%.

Technicals: Wheat futures were softer overnight but have crawled back close to unchanged. Our pivot pocket remains intact, 512 ¼-514 ¼. If the bulls can achieve a close above this pocket, we could see an extension towards the top end of the recent range and our 4-star resistance pocket, 525-529. Consecutive closes below keeps the door open for a retest of recent lows.....Contact us for the FULL report!

Bias: Neutral Previous Session Bias: Neutral

Resistance: 525-529**** Pivot: 512 ¼-514 ¼ Support: 491 ¾-494 ¼***


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