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Global Commodities Newsletter Mar 2021

Market Outlook for US and South America Regions


After the March USDA report, soybean, corn and wheat futures were rangebound. May soybeans traded between 13.90 and 14.25 and May Chicago wheat between 6.30 and 6.50. May corn traded between 5.30 and 5.55.

Lean Hogs

At the end of February 2021 year to date U.S. cumulative pork production was down 2.2%.

Live Cattle

At the beginning of February 2021, live cattle futures appeared to be a continuation of the bull market that began in 2020.

Stock Index Futures

S&P 500 and Dow futures advanced to new record highs due to vaccine and fiscal stimulus optimism, along with better than expected quarterly earnings results.

US Dollar Index

A spike in U.S. Treasury yields earlier this month supported the U.S. dollar index and sparked a risk-off move in global currencies.


The euro currency found support near the 1.1860 area.

Crude Oil

Earlier this month crude oil futures advanced to their highest level since November 2018 amid weather related supply disruptions.


Gold futures are seeing only limited support from increasing prospects of rising inflation levels.

Market Outlook for China and Asia Regions

The key Chinese and Asian event over the last 30 days has been China record strong exports thanks to overseas demand recovering. Central Banks in the region is tempering expectation on tightening amid the rise of bond yield.

March Edition Here

Futures and options trading involve significant risk of loss and may not be suitable for everyone.  Therefore, carefully consider whether such trading is suitable for you in light of your financial condition.  The information and comments contained herein is provided by ADMIS and in no way should be construed to be information provided by ADM.  The author of this report did not have a financial interest in any of the contracts discussed in this report at the time the report was prepared.  The information provided is designed to assist in your analysis and evaluation of the futures and options markets.  However, any decisions you may make to buy, sell or hold a futures or options position on such research are entirely your own and not in any way deemed to be endorsed by or attributed to ADMIS. Copyright ADM Investor Services, Inc.

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