Crop Tours Hit The Road

Published on: 08:13AM Aug 19, 2019

Grain Express

August 19, 2019

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Corn (December)

Fundamentals:  Corn futures had their biggest weekly decline in a very long time, thanks to an extremely bearish USDA report last Monday.  Funds were estimated sellers of roughly 35,000 contracts from August 6th-August 14h, below previous estimates.  Crop tours will be kicking off this week, this will be what most market participants will be watching this week.  Weekly Crop Progress will be out after the close, expectations are for 58% Good/Excellent, up 1 % from last week, the 5-year average is 69%.

Technicals:  In the back half of last week we talked about rallies likely being relief as the chart resembles that of a technical graveyard.  The bears have full control over the chart until we start seeing prices stabilize above the gap at 392 ¾.   With all of that said, just because the chart is bearish does not mean we are suggesting selling.  Sometimes the best trade is no trade, we are keeping our bias at Neutral.

Bias: Neutral

Previous Session Bias: Neutral

Resistance: 381**, 392 ¾***, 405-407**

Support: 363 ¾-369***


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