DTN Early Word Grains 11/22 05:55
Grains Quiet, Wheat a Little Higher
March corn is up 1/4 cent, January soybeans are down 3/4 cent and March KC
wheat is up 2 3/4 cents.
By Todd Hultman
DTN Lead Analyst
6:00 a.m. CME Globex: March corn is up 1/4 cent, January soybeans are down
3/4 cent and March KC wheat is up 2 3/4 cents.
CME Globex Recap: U.S. stock futures and European stock markets are modestly
higher early Friday with the December Dow Jones futures still near a new record
high. Trade with China remains an important issue for financial and commodity
traders alike, but there appears to be no significant shift in either side. The
December U.S. dollar index is quiet, trading up 0.02 while other commodity
markets are mixed.
OUTSIDE MARKETS: Previous closes on Thursday showed the Dow Jones Industrial
Average down 54.80 at 27,766.29 and the S&P 500 down 4.92 at 3,103.54 while the
10-Year Treasury yield ended at 1.77%. Early Friday, December Dow Jones futures
are up 21 points. Asian markets are mixed with Japan's Nikkei 225 up 74.30
(0.3%) and China's Shanghai Composite down 18.35 points (-0.6%). European
markets are higher with London's FTSE 100 up 79.47 points (1.1%), Germany's DAX
up 29.06 points (0.2%) and France's CAC 40 up 17.36 points (0.3%). The December
euro is down $.0002 at $1.1073. The December U.S. dollar index is up .02 at
97.92. The December 30-year T-bond is up 13/32nds, while December gold is up
$7.00 at $1,470.60 and January crude oil is down $0.26 at $58.32. Soybeans are
slightly higher and meal is sllightly lower on China's Dalian Exchange.
February palm oil jumped up 3% overnight to a new two-year high.
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