Wed Jul 23, 2014 04:41 PM CDT Ethanol prices moved moderately higher Wednesday following the combination of narrow gains in corn markets and ethanol stocks stabilized from week-ago levels. This could help to put more focus on production costs over the next few trading sessions.
Tue Jul 22, 2014 03:53 PM CDT Recent U.S. trade trips to Taiwan facilitated by the U.S. Grain Council are building relations with the important export market for coarse grains and co-products, and also resulting in a letter of intent to purchase U.S. corn.
Wed Jul 16, 2014 02:50 PM CDT Corn prices moved higher for the second day in a three-day trading period, creating some focus on further market support. Traders remain extremely cautious across all ethanol market segments, but the moderate buyer interest in corn futures was hard to overlook.
Wed Jul 9, 2014 02:45 PM CDT Firming ethanol inventory levels moved to four week highs leading up to the Fourth of July. This could limit buyer support in the market over the next several weeks. The pullback in production continues to be the main focus of futures traders at midweek.
Tue Jul 8, 2014 01:41 PM CDT Domestic ethanol production in June averaged 949,000 bpd, the highest monthly level of the year, including the highest weekly level ever recorded at 972,000 bpd for the week-ended June 13.