Grains Falter to Finish Month

Grains Falter to Finish Month

Light selling emerges again overnight sending wheat to test of serious chart support. (Audio)

May was a terrible month for the wheat market, and it’s not over yet. Prices made new lows overnight and futures at all three exchanges are testing some major chart support that needs to hold to avoid a further slide into harvest. Export sales data out today isn’t expected to show a lot of demand for corn, soybeans or wheat with traders overall adopting a cautious tone.

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

Light selling emerges again overnight sending wheat to test of serious chart support

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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