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Markets drop to two-week lowsMarkets drop to two-week lows

Corn, soybeans gap lower on trade, weather. (Video report)

June 4, 2018

1 Min Read

Selling pressure from last week intensified Sunday night when markets opened with soybeans and corn gapping to two-week lows. Lack of any widespread weather threat kept futures back on their heels, despite a more optimistic mood in outside markets that sent investors scurrying to buy stocks. Trade tensions remain a drag on export hopes as the U.S. squares off against friend and foe alike.

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Bryce Knorr first joined Farm Futures Magazine in 1987. In addition to analyzing and writing about the commodity markets, he is a former futures introducing broker and is a registered Commodity Trading Advisor. He conducts Farm Futures exclusive surveys on acreage, production and management issues and is one of the analysts regularly contracted by business wire services before major USDA crop reports. Besides the Morning Call on www.FarmFutures.com he writes weekly reviews for corn, soybeans, and wheat that include selling price targets, charts and seasonal trends. His other weekly reviews on basis, energy, fertilizer and financial markets and feature price forecasts for key crop inputs. A journalist with 38 years of experience, he received the Master Writers Award from the American Agricultural Editors Association.

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