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Corn price rise: speculative bubble

The Reuter’s person on the spot at the Chicago Board of Trade says the price rise corn experienced this year was due to a speculative bubble caused by money moving out of stocks into commodities. The price is falling as the economy is changing. Of course there’s no discussion on the effect of reducing the […]

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Webinar on US grain outlook

Part of CBOT is offering a free webinar on the outlook for the US grain harvest this year today at 2-3pm central US time. That’s two days before the US Department of Agriculture is due to release  USDA Crop Production and Supply and Demand report on October 10th.

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Hedge your wheat exposure with ethanol futures

The Chicago Board of Trade has altered the way it deals with ethanol, slightly. In a release on Monday it said: Ethanol futures have been trading at the CBOT, now part of the CME Group, since March 2005. The Ethanol futures prices will be used in the settlement of both the options on Ethanol futures […]

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Wheat prices up and Brazil worries about ethanol

Rich pickings today on Planet Ark, the price of wheat in Europe is soaring, apparently because of a drought in Australia. Didn’t know we imported much wheat from Australia, mostly lamb. The absolute prices for wheat in the US quoted though are pretty high: currently at around 8.69/bushel after spiking at over 8.80/bushel, a rise […]

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Chicago board of trade offers monthly agricutlural updates

The Chicago Board of Trade is offering monthly global agricultural market up dates, from 15th of each month.

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CBOT mini corn and wheat futures

If you’re dabbling or playing seriously in the Chicago Board of Trade Mini corn and wheat futures, you can see what the market’s doing at no charge and live.

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Chicago board of trade offers smaller corn contracts

The Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) will be offering mini-sized Agricultural Futures for people who want to trade smaller lots electronically from 14 May 2007.

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