The soybean market has lost momentum. The market hasn’t been able to trade and close above the key level of $12.00, even with all the bullish news of Chinese demand, tightening stocks, and drought conditions in Brazil.
Corn futures made a slow and steady walk higher this past week, with the Sunday night open being the low. For Soybean futures the low of the week was also the Sunday night open with a push into Fridays high tick close.
The August USDA crop report was slightly bearish as U.S. corn/soybean yields surpassed trade expectations.T he NASS yield estimates didn't come as a big surprise relative to what traders had been discussing.