This past Friday’s bearish November WASDE report gave the bears in beans what they needed to push January 2013 soybeans down $0.44½ on Friday and as of 10:00AM CT Monday down $0.40. Last week January 2013 Soybeans opened at $15.20¾ per bushel and closed the week at $14.51¼. Next stop possibly $14.00 and from there a retest of $13.50 like we saw at the end of May 2012 as plantings were doing very well.
On the daily chart we see ADX at 33.9 and rising as well as DI Differential at 33.8 and rising with DI- over DI+ reflecting a strong trend. MACD is just pulling down away from the signal line adding divergence and Stochastics are in deep oversold territory. The red vertical lines you see are technical set-ups you will find easier to catch using a tool called the TS Analyzer (there is an FX Analyzer for Forex trader).
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On the weekly chart we can see that back in the week of July 2, Producers had a net short position of -374,864 contracts, and look where the market was trading. Since then, we have seen weekly liquidation with this past Friday’s report showing Producers now net short -235,030 contracts. We see liquidation in net longs by Managed Money now at 161,724 contracts. Something you should be aware of — Swap Dealers over the past couple of weeks have been adding to net longs now 63,039 contracts.
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So how long will the November WASDE report effect last? Possibly a while, but as harvest pressure starts dropping and supplies drop we could see the next move up starting. One positive for the bulls was the increase in China’s exports. Could China’s slowdown be turning around? I am sure the bulls hope so, China is the largest consumer of soybeans. Make sure you keep an eye on bean plantings in South America, plus their growing season.
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