Wed Feb 3, 2016 05:21 PM CST Inventory of ethanol increased during the last week of January due to weaker implied demand for blending. Although overall production of ethanol fell through the week, ethanol stocks surged higher, creating market pressure across most futures contracts.
Wed Jan 27, 2016 05:31 PM CST In order to learn more about the viewpoint of customers in China and the Philippines, a recent Grain Export Mission hosted by the U.S. Grains Council took U.S. farmers on tours of both countries.
Thu Jan 21, 2016 04:59 PM CST Light price decreases developed Thursday in ethanol futures, following the latest EIA report, due to growing ethanol inventory levels across the nation. Total production dipped to a five-week low at the end of last week, limiting losses and bringing some uncertainty to longer-term market moves.
Mon Jan 18, 2016 02:05 PM CST Ethanol futures have moved higher following firm buyer support in corn prices. This move has broken away from sharp losses seen in energy markets where crude oil prices have fallen below $30 per barrel.
Fri Jan 15, 2016 04:46 PM CST Crude oil futures have moved below $30 per barrel for the first time since 2003. The focus on aggressive market pressure through the first two weeks of 2016 has not only been centered on crude oil markets, but most commodities. Ethanol futures this week also have been trading at contract lows, and market prices not seen in over 10 years.