Corn, soybean markets to fall
With sharply lower overnight trading, the CME Group corn, soybean, and wheat markets are set to trade lower Monday.
The Early Calls for the commodities on Monday, March 19, 2012, are lower.
Corn is seen opening 7-9 cents lower, soybeans 9-11 cents lower and wheat 8-10 cents lower.
In overnight trading, the July corn futures contract traded 7 cents lower at $6.75 3/4 per bushel. July soybean futures traded 9 1/2 cents lower at $13.644 1/2 per bushel, and July wheat traded 8 cents lower at $6.64. For July soybean meal futures, the contract traded $3.50 per short ton lower at $370.90. July soybean oil futures traded $0.43 lower at $55.07.
The outside markets are not favorable for Monday's grain trade. The real factors driving the calls will be the lower overnight markets.