From: Terry Reilly
Sent: Friday, August 17, 2018 3:57:55 PM (UTC-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
Cc: Terry Reilly
Subject: FI Ag Commitment of Traders 08/17/18

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CFTC Commitment of Traders

·         Traditional funds for the futures and options position only bought about 24,400 contracts more corn than previous thought, and also bought more than expected soybeans and Chicago wheat than expected, for the week ending 8/17.

·         The managed money fund position in soybeans oil was a record short 97,124 contracts for futures only, and record net short 96,687 contracts for futures and options combined.

·         For traditional funds futures only, the net short position in soybean oil was reported near record.

·         Funds backed off their net long position in wheat.

·         Money managers bought meal and sold soybeans and oil. They added long positions to KC wheat. 

·         Index funds were quiet last week, but they did unwind 5,100 Chicago wheat contracts. 






Terry Reilly

Senior Commodity Analyst – Grain and Oilseeds

Futures International │190 S LaSalle St., Suite 410│Chicago, IL  60603

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