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Commentary
Soybeans -

Soybean futures rallied into the close to end the day with 4 to 5 cent losses, roughly 10 cents off their lows. Traders were taking money from this

Ag Market Commentary -

Corn futures closed the day with fractional to 1 cent losses in most nearby contracts, as September was up 1.82% on the week. CFTC data on Friday

Wheat -

Wheat futures posted 15 to 18 1/4 cent gains in the nearby winter wheat contracts on Friday, with MPLS 10 to 12 1/4 cents higher. A weaker US dollar

Cattle -

Live cattle futures ended the Friday session with gains of 75 cents to $1.60, as August was up 1.09% on the week. Feeder cattle futures were up 67.5

Lean Hogs -

Lean hog futures saw another round of sharp gains on Friday, with most contracts up triple digits. Nearby Oct used some of the expanded limits on

Cotton -

Cotton futures settled the Friday session with most contracts down 30 to 41 points. A weaker dollar helped to limit losses in the cotton. December

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Cash Prices
Commodity Bid Type Low Price High Price Price Chg (¢)
Kansas City
Corn Terminal +3.49 +3.54 -8.00 to -6.00
Soybeans Terminal +8.53 +8.53 -9.00
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USDA cash bids updated on August 17, 2018

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