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Options and Exports Weigh on Grain Futures

Options and Exports Weigh on Grain Futures
Wheat pulls back after Taiwan cancels tender. (Audio)

Another attempt at a rally overnight mostly ran out of gas, adding to the disappointing finish to Thursday’s session. Wheat hit the wall after Taiwan cancelled a tender for U.S. originations, citing “high prices,” while soybeans grappled with expiration of August options today. Rains moving through the central Midwest today added to the negative tone, though forecasts remain cool and dry through the first week of August.

Senior Editor Bryce Knorr offers his insight into overnight trade, listen using the audio tool on this page.

Wheat pulls back after Taiwan cancels tender.

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 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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