Black Friday Comes Early To Grain Futures

Black Friday Comes Early To Grain Futures

Markets move higher as buyers return ahead of Thanksgiving. (Audio)

Grain futures are moving higher this morning, led by buying in soybeans that continues to press that market towards new upside objectives on the charts. While traders in corn, wheat and soy products focus on first notice day on Friday, demand news also will be in the market today. In addition to the latest ethanol production figures, South Korea bought U.S. corn overnight and Egypt holds another snap tender for wheat.

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

UPSIDE PRESSURE? Soybeans push higher overnight, leading the way.

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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