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Morning Markets December E-Mini S&P 500 futures (ESZ2 3) are down -0.10%, and the Dec Nasdaq 100 E-Mini futures (NQZ2 3) are down -0.29%. Stock index futures this morning are modestly lower on rising global bond yields, as the 10-year T-note yield climbed to a new 16-year high, and the... (full story)
ESZ23: 4,312.50 (-1.00), NQZ23: 14,713.75 (-25.25), JBL: 108.50 (+3.32), PLTR: 15.13 (+0.28), TRMB: 51.20 (+1.99), HII: 203.19 (+2.78), MU: 66.21 (-2.00), JCI: 53.00 (-1.54), ACN: 299.00 (-15.38), WDAY: 207.78 (-23.03), KMX: 70.19 (-9.50), TEX: 56.66 (-1.83), JEF: 35.60 (-0.64)


Updated at 8 a.m. EDT Thursday A super unusual battle is going on in the tropical Atlantic that makes forecasting the two systems' track and intensity a few days from now have wildly low confidence. Tropical Storm Philippe is drifting in the general direction of the northeastern Caribbean islands. If... (full story)


U.S. EXPORT SALES RYE - September 28, 2023 (full story)


U.S. EXPORT SALES GRAIN SORGHUMS - September 28, 2023 (full story)


U.S. EXPORT SALES BARLEY - September 28, 2023 (full story)


U.S. EXPORT SALES SUNFLOWER SEED OIL - September 28, 2023 (full story)


U.S. EXPORT SALES LINSEED OIL - September 28, 2023 (full story)


U.S. EXPORT SALES OATS - September 28, 2023 (full story)


U.S. EXPORT HIDES AND SKINS - September 28, 2023 (full story)


U.S. EXPORT SALES WHEAT - September 28, 2023 (full story)


U.S. EXPORT SALES WEEKLY SUMMARY REPORTS - September 28, 2023 (full story)


U.S. EXPORT SALES COMPLETE - September 28, 2023 (full story)


U.S. EXPORT SALES SOYBEAN CAKE AND MEAL - September 28, 2023 (full story)


U.S. EXPORT SALES COTTON CAKE AND MEAL - September 28, 2023 (full story)


U.S. EXPORT SALES SOYBEANS - September 28, 2023 (full story)


U.S. EXPORT PORK - September 28, 2023 (full story)


U.S. EXPORT SALES COTTON OIL - September 28, 2023 (full story)


U.S. EXPORT BEEF - September 28, 2023 (full story)


U.S. EXPORT SALES COTTON - September 28, 2023 (full story)


U.S. EXPORT SALES SOYBEAN OIL - September 28, 2023 (full story)


U.S. EXPORT SALES CORN - September 28, 2023 (full story)


U.S. EXPORT SALES COTTON SEED - September 28, 2023 (full story)


U.S. EXPORT SALES FLAXSEED - September 28, 2023 (full story)


Current wheat futures are another 1 to 5 cents weaker, again with SRW as the firmer of the three. Dec SRW had been up by 4 cents overnight. Front month wheat futures fell on Wednesday. CBT SRW futures ended with 0.8% to 1.6% losses of 5 ¾ to 9 ½... (full story)
ZWZ23: 577-6 (-1-6), ZWH24: 605-2 (-2-0), ZWPAES.CM: 4.9055 (-0.0173), KEZ23: 688-4 (-6-0), KEPAWS.CM: 6.1688 (-0.0600), MWZ23: 749-0 (-1-6)


Thursday's Export Sales report will be out at 7:30 central. Wednesday’s cattle market extended the pullback with 30 to 90 cent losses. The October contract settled the session 10 cents weaker, for a net $2.17 drop for the week to date. Dec fats are down by $3.17 for the week.... (full story)
LEV23: 184.900s (+0.100), LEZ23: 188.175s (-0.300), LEG24: 192.400s (-0.650), GFU23: 251.525s (-1.075), GFV23: 252.250s (-1.625)


Ahead of the Hogs and Pigs update from USDA this afternoon, hog futures were 25 to 52 cents in the black on Wednesday. Going into today’s open, Dec is at a net 60c gain for the week, and October is up 60 cents as well. USDA’s National Average Base Hog... (full story)
HEV23: 82.125s (+0.500), HEG24: 76.275s (+0.525), KMV23: 92.650s (+0.400)


Soybeans are back down so far from Wednesday, while awaiting fresh export data from USDA. The Nov contract is back below the contested $13 mark. Front month soybean futures ended the midweek session with 6 ¾ to 2 cent gains in the back months and a fractional gain for November.... (full story)
ZMZ23: 388.5 (-0.6), ZLZ23: 57.56 (-0.68), ZSX23: 1294-2 (-9-0), ZSPAUS.CM: 12.2874 (-0.0907), ZSF24: 1314-4 (-8-4), ZSH24: 1327-6 (-8-0)


Soybeans are back down so far from Wednesday, while awaiting fresh export data from USDA. The Nov contract is back below the contested $13 mark. Front month soybean futures ended the midweek session with 6 ¾ to 2 cent gains in the back months and a fractional gain for November.... (full story)
ZMZ23: 388.5 (-0.6), ZLZ23: 57.56 (-0.68), ZSX23: 1294-2 (-9-0), ZSPAUS.CM: 12.2874 (-0.0907), ZSF24: 1314-4 (-8-4), ZSH24: 1327-6 (-8-0)


Cotton is trading triple digits to the plus side so far this morning. FAS will release the weekly Export Sales report shortly. The cotton market was off the highs, but held on for gains on Wednesday. The board was 12 to 24 points higher at the settle. December contracts were... (full story)


Corn is trading fractionally to a penny lower ahead of the weekly Export Sales report release. Dec kept to a tighter 4 ¾ cent range from -2 ¼ to +2 ½ overnight. Corn futures closed the midweek session ½ to 4 ¼ cents higher on Wednesday. That has the Dec... (full story)
ZCZ23: 481-6 (-1-4), ZCPAUS.CM: 4.5341 (-0.0139), ZCH24: 496-4 (-1-6), ZCK24: 505-0 (-1-6)


Corn is trading fractionally to a penny lower ahead of the weekly Export Sales report release. Dec kept to a tighter 4 ¾ cent range from -2 ¼ to +2 ½ overnight. Corn futures closed the midweek session ½ to 4 ¼ cents higher on Wednesday. That has the Dec... (full story)
ZCZ23: 481-6 (-1-4), ZCPAUS.CM: 4.5341 (-0.0139), ZCH24: 496-4 (-1-6), ZCK24: 505-0 (-1-6)


Thursday's Export Sales report will be out at 7:30 central. Wednesday’s cattle market extended the pullback with 30 to 90 cent losses. The October contract settled the session 10 cents weaker, for a net $2.17 drop for the week to date. Dec fats are down by $3.17 for the week.... (full story)
LEV23: 184.900s (+0.100), LEZ23: 188.175s (-0.300), LEG24: 192.400s (-0.650), GFU23: 251.525s (-1.075), GFV23: 252.250s (-1.625)


Cotton is trading triple digits to the plus side so far this morning. FAS will release the weekly Export Sales report shortly. The cotton market was off the highs, but held on for gains on Wednesday. The board was 12 to 24 points higher at the settle. December contracts were... (full story)


The Chart of the Day belongs to the oil & gas company Imperial Oil (IMO) . I found the stock by using Barchart's powerful screening functions to find stocks with the highest technical buy signals, highest Weighted Alpha, superior current momentum and having a Trend Seeker buy signal then used... (full story)
IMO: 62.37 (+2.07)


Philadelphia 28-September 2023 Auction Sales - Prices To Growers Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News, Federal-State Market News Service, USDA Phone: (215) 551-6791 Fax: (215) 336-0355 AM_FV160 Mount Hope, Ohio Auction. Mount Hope, Ohio Data compiled by: Mount Hope Ohio... (full story)


3 Big Things Today, September 28, 2023 (full story)


Philadelphia 28-September-2023 Auction Sales - Prices To Growers Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News, Federal-State Market News Service, USDA Phone: (215) 551-6791 Fax: (215) 336-0355 AF_FV160 Fairview Kentucky Produce Auction Summary Data compiled by: Fairview Produce... (full story)


Philadelphia 28-September-2023 Auction Sales - Prices To Growers Provided by: Fruit and Vegetable Market News, Federal-State Market News Service, USDA Phone: (215) 551-6791 Fax: (215) 336-0355 AH_FV160 Hart County Kentucky Produce Auction Summary Data compiled by: Hart County... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON SEP 28 2023 RAIL AND PIGGYBACK SHIPMENTS FOR: WED SEP 27 2023 10,000 POUND UNITS (COMMODITY TOTALS FOLLOW ASTERIKS) ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON SEP 28 2023 RAIL AND PIGGYBACK SHIPMENTS FOR: WED SEP 27 2023 CAR AND VAN COUNT ... (full story)


Yesterday, with Merck trading at $103.94, the November put option with a strike price of $100 was trading around $1.78. Traders selling this put would receive $178 in option premium. (full story)
MRK: 103.91 (-0.03)


Welcome to the Daily Weather Update from FOX Weather. It’s Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023. Start your day with everything you need to know about today's weather. You can also get a quick briefing of national, regional and local weather whenever you like with the FOX Weather Update podcast. Heavy rain... (full story)


December S&P 500 futures (ESZ23) are up +0.04%, and December Nasdaq 100 E-Mini futures (NQZ23) are down -0.05% this morning as market participants geared up for a flurry of U.S. economic data while also awaiting speeches from Fed officials and an earnings report from footwear and sports apparel giant Nike. (full story)
ESZ23: 4,312.50 (-1.00), NQZ23: 14,713.75 (-25.25), NEE: 60.50 (+0.54), ZION: 33.17 (unch), PAYX: 116.51 (+3.79), NKE: 89.53 (+0.11), ACN: 299.00 (-15.38), JBL: 108.50 (+3.32), KMX: 70.19 (-9.50), MU: 66.21 (-2.00), PTON: 5.13 (+0.48), GRTS: 1.5500 (+0.3600), WDAY: 207.78 (-23.03), RDFN: 6.99 (+0.01)


Midwestern showers in the Ohio Valley will be ending on Thursday.  Meanwhile, unsettled weather should persist for at least the next several days across Florida’s peninsula, where 5-day rainfall totals could reach 2 to 6 inches or more.  Farther west, Northwestern precipitation will begin to spread farther inland late in... (full story)


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SYY: 65.69 (+0.48), PEP: 170.04 (+0.47), JNJ: 157.41 (+0.30)