8/23/2023

Aug 23, 2023


Dead cat bounce in corn and soybeans as the market continues to keep the bull and bears guessing and fighting for control.  Another day of hitting refresh on the same stories and headlines we've been trading for a few weeks now.  Weather, Russia/Ukraine, sluggish demand, etc.  can only be priced in so many times.  The USDA confirmed the sale of 100,000 tonnes of soybean meal for delivery to unknown during the 2023/24 marketing year.  We will have to pay some attention to yields out of Brazil as they begin to harvest their second crop corn.  It is expected to be record production.  Weekly ethanol data showed drop in production by 21,000 barrels/day, down to 1.048 mln bpd.  Ethanol stocks were lowered 645,000 barrels to 22.8 mln barrels.

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