DTN Early Word Grains 10/15 05:54
U.S. Grains Higher Early Friday, Also in China
December corn is up 6 cents, November soybeans are up 9 1/4 cents and
December KC wheat is up 11 3/4 cents.
DTN Lead Analyst
Pre-6 a.m. CDT prices, CME Globex: December corn is up 6 cents, November
soybeans are up 9 1/4 cents and December KC wheat is up 11 3/4 cents.
CME GLOBEX RECAP: Early Friday, Dow Jones futures are trading higher, in
line with higher stock prices in Asia and Europe. According to Wall Street
Journal, Thursday's 1.6% gain in the Dow Jones Industrials was due to strong
earnings reports from the financial sector and healthcare companies. Thursday's
lower jobless claims total was also an encouraging sign of improvement for the
economy. USDA's weekly report of export sales is due out at 7:30 a.m. CDT.
OUTSIDE MARKETS: Previous closes Thursday showed the Dow Jones Industrial
Average up 534.75 at 34,912.56 and the S&P 500 up 74.46 at 4,438.26 as the
10-Year Treasury yield ended at 1.52%. Early Friday, December Dow Jones futures
are trading up 139 points. Asian markets are higher with Japan's Nikkei 225
index up 1.81% and China's Shanghai Composite Index up 0.40%. European markets
are higher with the spot futures of the London FTSE 100 trading up 0.09%, spot
futures of Germany's DAX trading up 0.29% and spot futures of France's CAC
Index trading up 0.33%. The December euro is up $0.0008 at $1.1620. The
December U.S. Dollar Index is down 0.02 at 93.95. The December 30-year T-bond
is down 15/32nds, while December gold is down $14.00 at $1,783.90 and November
crude oil is up $0.68 at $81.99. On China's Dalian exchange, January corn was
up 0.7%, November soybeans were up 1.2%, January soybean meal was up 0.8% and
January soybean oil was up 0.5%. September common wheat on China's Zhengzhou
exchange was unchanged. December Malaysian palm oil is trading up 2.4%.
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