Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on June 30, 1974 · Page 14
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June 30, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 14

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NoHhwM* Arttama* TIMES. Sun., June 30. 1974 _r*TrmviLLt, A Facts On Futures JW,»:'IB :i|i!''ill!!! 1 :':;;iii:.:sr.IP· .cii:.11: :!i : .iii' ii ::: : i, r '· ; K\ WVLIK PAKKKK and ' I.AVKKK H01.IFIf.IJ 'A. 0. lirtuarris and Sons, Inc. i Tlic wheat market muscti last Jwcek over USDA rcporls tliat ·the .world grain situation had ^tightened in its 19741975 pro- 'specUs and t h a t the more op- i'limistic crop forecasts issued "by the Soviet Union were too ihigh. But the heart of the mar- ;kct was not in the longer rarisfi ·forecasts hut in the immediate ^problems. ; Locals had been consistently :short and were forced to cover numhcr of times. Seasonal ·incrcses In open interest were ' seen as hedging entered t h c ·market but not with pressure !as the buying which matched lit dominated. Farmer holding iin many areas of the Southwest , L becanle more evident. The ipring wheat planting situation ^n tlie northern states as well -as Canada was still a cause i'for concern. IN SPITE of the usual lack if attention which Chicago -wheat stocks normally get at ·Jhis time of year, they were Ji source of interest as the July ·contract in Chicago and Kansas ;City gaiend on m o r e distant Contracts. The market has had ii spectacular runup in a short toriod of lime and can he expected to pause from time to time. The outlook continues to favor high prices and lightening in the spreads. We would approach the market from the Ion" side on dips. The hrief surge of strength in the livestock markets served to hearten the corn market, long depressed by low end-product prices. The sharp reduction in cattle placements in May however only served to remind corn traders of the rather bleak feed consumption outlook. Weather continues to be a concern and corn traders, who had fell that some reduction in crop prospects was .needed to match the reduction ;in demand prospects, were now ·beginning to worry that the .crop might still be short. ; THE CHICAGO tightness in ·corn will continue as the July 'contract continues to be a concern and corn traders, who had fell that some reduction in crop prospects was needed to match 'the reduction in demand prospects, were now beginning to worry that Ihe crop might still "be short. ; ..THE CHICAGO tightness in ieorn will continue as (he July [contract continues to gain reli- ·tivc to other months. Other contract months .will occasionally follow the upward trend in wheat but will have difficulty in maintaining an uptrend with- out major new damage to the cro|) uhicli. today appears unlikely. U'e would treat corn as a trading nnirkct. The three markets of soybean complex continued with business as usual; beans sideways, oil higher, and meal lower. U. S. .soyhcrni oil is no longer attractively priced relative to other origins, but the technical situation in soybean oil as well as ils prospects for the medium term favor higher price. The market was full of rumors that China was interested in soybeans and or oil. On the meal front, the bearish developments in the livestock and poultry complexes continued to weigh on meal prices. Oil strength should keep meal prices under pressure until and if the soybean outlook becomes so tight that soybeans can assume independent 'strength. Then meal will advance on the coatlails of the soybean market. In the meantime, it should drifl lower. . .SOYRKANS should continue in tile trading range although there is some concern about yield prospects on later planted acreages, Soyheans coulrl be a candidate for longer term appreciation because of reduced acreage, less than optimal yield prospects, possible statistical tightness in the old crop, strong world oil demand. \Ve would buy oil dips and position hull spreads on pullbacks in the spreads. We would sell meal on rallies. We would treat soybeans as a trading market, hut holding long positions when it appears that the general trend on the Board of Trade can carry them higher. The situation in cattle became so bad that producers decided to hold back marketings on choice steers. The May cattle report had indicated a sharp rlrop in marketings although May slaughter was high, indicating the importance of nnn- fcd cattle and cow marketing. However, the holding did have some response. 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