DTN Early Word Grains 01/31 05:46
Grain Prices, Energies Pull Back Early Tuesday
March corn is down 2 cents, March soybeans are down 7 cents and March KC
wheat is down 6 cents.
DTN Lead Analyst
EARLY MORNING GLOBEX NET CHANGES: March corn is down 2 cents, March
soybeans are down 7 cents and March KC wheat is down 6 cents.
CME GLOBEX RECAP: Early Tuesday, stock futures in the U.S. were trading
lower, in line with Asia and Europe as investors face the same concerns of
inflation and higher interest rates. The lower start comes after overnight news
that real GDP in the Euro zone was up 0.1% in the fourth quarter and up 1.9%
from a year ago, a little higher than expected. Late Monday, the Wall Street
Journal reported the International Monetary Fund reported increased its
estimate of global GDP growth in 2023 from 2.7% to 2.9%. At 7:30 a.m. CST
Tuesday, the U.S. Labor Department will release its employment cost index for
the fourth quarter, a factor for the Fed to consider in this week's meeting.
USDA's Jan. 1 cattle inventory at 2 p.m. Tuesday's earnings reports include
several well-known companies, such as Exxon Mobil, General Motors, McDonalds,
Caterpillar, Canadian Pacific Railway, UPS and more.
OUTSIDE MARKETS: Previous closes Monday showed the Dow Jones Industrial
Average down 260.99 at 33,717.09 and the S&P 500 down 52.79 at 4,017.77. The
10-Year Treasury yield ended at 3.55%, up from the lowest yields in four
months. Early Tuesday, March Dow Jones futures are down 195 points. Asian
markets are lower with Japan's Nikkei 225 index down 0.39% and China's Shanghai
Composite Index down 0.42%. European markets are lower with the spot futures of
the London FTSE 100 trading down 0.75%, spot futures of Germany's DAX trading
down 0.74% and spot futures of France's CAC Index trading down 0.59%. The March
euro is down $0.0021 at $1.0856. The March U.S. Dollar Index is up 0.22 at
102.31. The March 30-year T-bond is up 7/32nds, while April gold is down $18.80
at $1,904.10 and March crude oil is down $1.22 at $76.68. On China's Dalian
exchange, March corn was down 1.1%, March soybeans were up 0.7%, May soybean
meal was up 0.8% and May soybean oil was down 0.2%. April Malaysian palm oil is
trading down 3.1%.
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