DTN Early Word Grains 06/04 05:58
Wheat Higher as Southern Temperatures Heat Up
July corn is up 1 3/4 cents, July soybeans are down 1/4 cent and July KC
wheat is up 6 1/2 cents.
DTN Lead Analyst
Pre-6 a.m. Globex Prices: July corn is up 1 3/4 cents, July soybeans are
down 1/4 cent and July KC wheat is up 6 1/2 cents.
CME Globex Recap: After a three-day run of higher prices, Dow Jones futures
are trading lower early Thursday along with European stock markets. Wednesday's
higher close in the Dow was helped by a report from ADP that showed much lower
U.S. private sector job losses than were expected ahead of Friday's U.S.
unemployment report. The June U.S. Dollar Index is trading higher, countering
its losing trend of the past five days.
OUTSIDE MARKETS: Previous closes on Wednesday showed the Dow Jones
Industrial Average up 527.24 at 26,269.89 and the S&P 500 up 42.05 at 3,122.87
while the 10-Year Treasury yield ended at 0.76%. Early Thursday, June Dow Jones
futures are down 129 points. Asian markets are mixed with Japan's Nikkei 225 up
81.98 points (0.4%) and China's Shanghai Composite down 4.12 points (-0.1%).
European markets are lower with London's FTSE 100 down 12.43 points (-0.2%),
Germany's DAX down 74.19 points (-0.6%) and France's CAC 40 down 18.63 points
(-0.4%). The June euro is down $.0039 at $1.1202. The June U.S. dollar index is
up 0.32 at 97.58. The June 30-year T-bond is up 11/32nds, while August gold is
up $6.50 at $1,711.30 and July crude oil is down $0.74 at $36.55. Soybeans are
lower on China's Dalian Exchange, while soybean meal prices are modestly
higher. July palm oil is trading down 2.3%, pulling back from Wednesday's new
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