Grain

December corn futures finished the session down 9 ¾ cents, trading in a range of 9 cents on the day. Funds were estimated sellers of 30,000 contracts to start the week.
May corn futures finished the day down 1 cent, trading in a range of 2 ¼ cents. Funds were estimated sellers of 3,000 contracts.
May corn futures finished the week unchanged, trading in a range of 5 ¾ cents through the four sessions. Friday’s Commitment of Traders report showed funds were buyers of 29,288 contracts which put their net long at 18,674.
Exchange shorts for June 10th...
More crop supplies mean food costs may not be as volatile as in the past seven years.
The S&P 500 climbed to an all-time high as data showing increases in durable-goods orders and consumer confidence boosted optimism in the world’s largest economy.
Exchange-traded products tracking farm commodities grew by $542.7 million since the end of last year to $2.5 billion as of May 2.
Numerous variables are currently at play in the corn, soybean and wheat markets. Here's what to focus on this week.