DTN Early Word Grains 08/15 07:03
Cooler Temperatures, A Slower China Put a Chill in Monday's Crop Prices
December corn was down 17 1/2 cents, November soybeans were down 41 cents
and September KC wheat was down 23 cents.
DTN Lead Analyst
PRE-6 a.m. GLOBEX PRICES: December corn was down 17 1/2 cents, November
soybeans were down 41 cents and September KC wheat was down 23 cents.
CME GLOBEX RECAP: Early Monday, U.S. stocks on the Dow Jones Industrials are
trading lower with news of economic slowing prompting an unexpected rate cut in
China and in front of a week that will see earnings reported from Home Depot,
Walmart and Target. Grain traders will continue to digest USDA's new estimates
from Friday, but also appear rattled by Monday morning's news from China and
outlook for this week's relief from the summer's hot temperatures.
OUTSIDE MARKETS: Previous closes Friday showed the Dow Jones Industrial
Average up 424.38 at 33,761.05 and the S&P 500 up 72.88 at 4,207.27 as the
10-Year Treasury yield ended at 2.85%, up from its lowest rate in over three
months. Early Monday, September Dow Jones futures are trading down 174 points.
Asian markets are mixed with Japan's Nikkei 225 index up 1.14% and China's
Shanghai Composite Index down 0.02%. European markets are mixed with the spot
futures of the London FTSE 100 trading up 0.11%, spot futures of Germany's DAX
trading down 0.05% and spot futures of France's CAC Index trading up 0.19%. The
September euro is down $0.0066 at $1.0225. The September U.S. Dollar Index is
up 0.59 at 106.10. The September 30-year T-bond is up 7/16nds, while August
gold is down $16.70 at $1,798.80 and September crude oil is down $3.05 at
$89.04. On China's Dalian exchange, September corn was down 0.6%, September
soybeans were down 0.5%, September soybean meal was down 0.3% and September
soybean oil was down 0.1%. September Malaysian palm oil is trading down 4.4%.