Grain prices and commodity market reports from the Chicago Board of Trade. Follow timely reports by editor Mike McGinnis at the floor of the CBOT. Find news on grain and livestock prices, and read reaction from floor traders and markets analysts.


  • Re: Floor Talk May 22

    Mizzou_Tiger,   Now you can drive demand yourself. Here's an FAS announcement Friday that may give you a chance to connect with foreign buyers. I can see it now: Mizzou_Tiger Exports Inc.   The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s…


  • Re: Floor Talk May 22

    Here's something that many in the trade are keeping one eye on. And that's Brazil's corn production. Still way below the U.S., but becoming a reliable source for world buyers.   On Thursday, Brazilian consultancy AgroConsult…


  • Floor Talk May 22

    Full Story: Holiday Weekend Can Spark Corn, Soybean Market Volatility --------------------- At the close: At the close, the July corn futures settled 5 cents lower at $3.60 per bushel. The Dec corn futures finished 4 1/2 cents lower at $3.77 3/4 per…


  • Re: False Fund Rallies?

    Tell me where the market is going! To add to this discussion, Mike North, President of Commodity Risk Management Group, weighed in. In his own words:   "Corn will likely remain range bound until some large change in the numbers comes our…


  • Floor Talk May 21

    At the close: At the close, the July corn futures settled 5 cents higher at $3.65 per bushel. The Dec corn futures finished 5 cents higher at $3.82 1/4 per bushel. July soybean futures finished 2 3/4 cents lower at $9.38 1/2. Nov. soybean futures…


  • Re: Floor Talk May 20

    bkadds,   Here is some more data. This time it comes from the Energy Information Agency. It's a weekly announcement and this week the press release shows an increace in ethanol production.   According to EIA data, ethanol production…



Fund Rallies Ruling The Markets

Yes, the wheat market has rallied 60¢ since May 13. And yes, the corn and soybean markets have…

Long Weekend Can Mean Market Volatility

After several corn and soybean contracts mad new lows this week, traders fear the upcoming holiday…

Soybeans Close 14¢ Lower Friday

DES MOINES, Iowa ( Friday, the CME Group's corn, soybean and wheat markets…