From: Terry Reilly
Sent: Monday, December 10, 2018 3:03:48 PM (UTC-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
Cc: Terry Reilly
Subject: FI Ag Commitment of Traders 12/10/18

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CFTC Commitment of Traders

·         Traditional funds were heavy buyers of corn for the week ending December 4. They also bought soybeans.

·         For the traditional fund positions, they were 23,700 contracts for long than expected in corn, and 22,800 contracts more long than expected in soybeans. Funds were about 13,000 contracts less short than expected in soybean oil.

·         Money managers were buyers of 75,900 futures and options contracts of corn and 54,400 contracts of soybeans.

·         Producers were on the other side, heavily selling corn and soybeans.

·         Going home Monday, we estimate the funds only managed fund positions net long about 33,000 corn, net short 16,000 soybeans, net short 26,000 wheat, net short 10,000 meal and net short 61,000 soybean oil.









Terry Reilly

Senior Commodity Analyst – Grain and Oilseeds

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

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