Closing Comments; Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
MaxYield Cooperative - SETZ - Tue Jan 29, 1:29PM CST

Improving weather in Brazil has limited any gains in the markets with good rains in the far northwest growing region in the forecast. The 6 to 10 day forecast remains intact for close to average rainfalls through most of the growing regions in Brazil.

The markets are lacking fresh news as traders anxiously wait to see what develops from the trade talks scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, this week, between the U.S. and China. Yesterday however, the U.S. government stated they would be pressing charges against the CFO of Huawei, the Chinese telecommunications company. The Chinese are viewing these charges as political in nature and could possibly hinder negotiations, according to some analysts. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin states, “The U.S. expects significant progress despite complicated issues” during these talks.

March Corn closed down 2 cents at $3.77 . March Soybeans closed down 4 cents at $9.19. March Chicago Wheat was down 5 cents at $5.13 .

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