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Different grains are traded on the Index, as commodities. Wheat, corn, soybeans, canola and soybean meal are just a few examples. They can be either a short-hedge or a long-hedge. One of the most traded grain futures is corn.

Basically, buying or selling these forms of futures enables the buyers and sellers to lock in prices of the specified grain today for the items that are to be delivered in the future. Therefore, all those who are interested in grains futures must track the performance of the grain on the demand and supply graph as well as its performance on the index. Though it is not tough to understand grains futures, the calculation of risk and returns is something that an average person may leave for an expert to do.

We at Cannon Trading are there to help you to not just understand the markets well, but to act as your personal advisors when it comes to trading futures. And, that’s something that applies for grain futures as well. However, information and awareness come before anything else. That is why, we want you to read through all of these blogs and articles carefully before you decide whether you want to trade grain futures or not.


Hot Season for the Grain Markets + Support and Resistance Levels 6.08.2022

June 7th, 2022 Filed under Future Trading News, Grain Futures | Comment (0)

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Hot Season for the Grain Markets!

By John Thorpe
This time of year the Grain markets will be more susceptible to large price swings as a result of USDA reports most notably three and one other piece of information to round out the four things we need to pay attention to.
  •  Export Inspections released at 10:00am Central every Monday.   they look like this and can be found here
GRAINS INSPECTED AND/OR WEIGHED FOR EXPORT
                 REPORTED IN WEEK ENDING JUN 02, 2022
                           — METRIC TONS —
————————————————————————-
                                                  CURRENT    PREVIOUS
             ———– WEEK ENDING ———- MARKET YEAR MARKET YEAR
 GRAIN     06/02/2022 05/26/2022 06/03/2021   TO DATE    TO DATE
BARLEY             0         73          0           0           0
CORN       1,434,683  1,411,734  1,426,845  43,733,073  52,608,324
FLAXSEED           0          0          0           0           0
MIXED              0          0          0           0           0
OATS               0          0          0           0           0
RYE                0          0          0           0           0
SORGHUM      207,953    144,690     65,550   6,328,772   6,271,629
SOYBEANS     350,416    403,617    239,384  49,852,901  56,907,092
SUNFLOWER          0          0          0       2,260         240
WHEAT        352,779    344,907    531,921     225,845     194,485
Total      2,345,831  2,305,021  2,263,700 100,142,851 115,981,770
————————————————————————-
CROP MARKETING YEARS BEGIN JUNE 1 FOR WHEAT, RYE, OATS, BARLEY AND
FLAXSEED; SEPTEMBER 1 FOR CORN, SORGHUM, SOYBEANS AND SUNFLOWER SEEDS.
INCLUDES WATERWAY SHIPMENTS TO CANADA.
And look like this Notice the large proportion of very poor to fair with harvest weeks away in many of these states
https://www.cannontrading.com/tools/futures-market/grains/Wheat-Futures
  • USDA Supply/Demand and WASDE released once a month, this week it will be Friday morning at 11:00 Central  you can find them here https://www.usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde  and they look like this.

 

Trading Futures, Options on Futures, and retail off-exchange foreign currency transactions involves substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors.  You should carefully consider whether trading is suitable for you in light of your circumstances, knowledge, and financial resources. You may lose all or more of your initial investment. Opinions, market data, and recommendations are subject to change at any time when it comes to Futures Trading.

Futures Trading Levels

06-08-2022

Futures Support and Resistance Levels 6.08.2022

 

 

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Weekly Newsletter 1100: Futures Spreads 101 + Trading Levels for the Week Ahead

June 3rd, 2022 Filed under Grain Futures, Weekly Newsletter | Comment (0)

Cannon Futures Weekly Newsletter Issue # 1100

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Enhance Your Trading, Futures Spreads 101

By John Thorpe, Senior Broker
Futures spreads are a way to get involved in trending markets at a lower margin cost and often times can give the trader staying power to last weeks if not months. If you were thinking about entering the Crude market, or the Grain markets but were psyched out by the volatility of an outright long or short futures position. Futures Time Spreads or Calendar spreads where the trader goes long one month and simultaneously goes short another month of the same commodity is a way to engage your margin dollars in a trend.
We use the futures contract symbol, in the case of Soybeans ZS then FTS for futures Time Spread ZS FTS +N22,-Z22 if you look at the chart the symbol is highlighted upper left and the current price is 1.78 or $1.78 cents. that is the differential between the two contracts most recent prices today
Some advantages of using a spread are:
Soybean Futures Time Spread
Good Trading

Trading Futures, Options on Futures, and retail off-exchange foreign currency transactions involves substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors.  You should carefully consider whether trading is suitable for you in light of your circumstances, knowledge, and financial resources. You may lose all or more of your initial investment. Opinions, market data, and recommendations are subject to change at any time when it comes to Futures Trading.

Futures Trading Levels

06-06-2022

Futures Support and Resistance Levels 6.06.2022

Weekly Levels

Weekly Support & Resistance Levels 6.06-6.10.2022

Reports, First Notice (FN), Last trading (LT) Days for the Week:

https://mrci.com

Date Reports/Expiration Notice Dates
MRCI Report 6.03-6.13.2022

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Bean Oil Outlook & Futures Trading Levels 5.13.2022

May 12th, 2022 Filed under Future Trading News, Grain Futures | Comment (0)

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Grains to resume uptrend? It has been a volatile sector along with the rest of the futures markets.
Soybean Futures Daily Chart

Trading Futures, Options on Futures, and retail off-exchange foreign currency transactions involves substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors.  You should carefully consider whether trading is suitable for you in light of your circumstances, knowledge, and financial resources. You may lose all or more of your initial investment. Opinions, market data, and recommendations are subject to change at any time when it comes to Futures Trading.

Futures Trading Levels

05-13-2022

 

Support and Resistance Levels 5.13.2022

 

 

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Economic Reports, Source: 

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Forex Factory May 13

 

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Hedging Services + Futures Support and Resistance Levels 5.11.2022

May 10th, 2022 Filed under Future Trading News, Grain Futures | Comment (0)

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Are you are Rancher, a Farmer or a processor and need to lock in Grain prices for feed or for the growing season?, Or maybe you can use assistance placing hedges to offset risk managing your herd in the Cattle or Hog markets? do you need tools for break even analysis?

 

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Trading Futures, Options on Futures, and retail off-exchange foreign currency transactions involves substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors.  You should carefully consider whether trading is suitable for you in light of your circumstances, knowledge, and financial resources. You may lose all or more of your initial investment. Opinions, market data, and recommendations are subject to change at any time when it comes to Futures Trading.

Futures Trading Levels

05-11-2022

 

 

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Economic Reports, Source: 

Forexfactory.com

 

This is not a solicitation of any order to buy or sell, but a current market view provided by Cannon Trading Inc. Any statement of facts here in contained are derived from sources believed to be reliable, but are not guaranteed as to accuracy, nor they purport to be complete. No responsibility is assumed with respect to any such statement or with respect to any expression of opinion herein contained. Readers are urged to exercise their own judgement in trading.


Beige book, Crude Oil Numbers & Support and Resistance Levels 4.20.2022

April 19th, 2022 Filed under Future Trading News, Grain Futures | Comment (0)

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Heads up:

Front month for crude oil is June.
Grains are now ALL July.
Softs ( coffee, sugar etc.) are all July.
Tomorrow we have New Home Sales, Crude oil numbers and Beige book so I suspect to see an active market across the board.

Trading Futures, Options on Futures, and retail off-exchange foreign currency transactions involves substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors.  You should carefully consider whether trading is suitable for you in light of your circumstances, knowledge, and financial resources. You may lose all or more of your initial investment. Opinions, market data, and recommendations are subject to change at any time when it comes to Futures Trading.

Futures Trading Levels

04-20-2022

 

Futures Support and Resistance Levels 4.20.2022

 

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Economic Reports, Source: 

Forexfactory.com

 

 

This is not a solicitation of any order to buy or sell, but a current market view provided by Cannon Trading Inc. Any statement of facts here in contained are derived from sources believed to be reliable, but are not guaranteed as to accuracy, nor they purport to be complete. No responsibility is assumed with respect to any such statement or with respect to any expression of opinion herein contained. Readers are urged to exercise their own judgement in trading.

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