Mon Jun 29, 2015 04:26 PM CDT Sharp losses in the stock market Monday led to aggressive pressure in energy markets. This had limited short-term impact on the ethanol market, but may trigger some buying despite firmness in corn futures the last couple of weeks.
Wed Jun 24, 2015 05:51 PM CDT With a goal of increasing sales of U.S. DDGS to Japanese swine producers, a team of experts from the U.S. Grains Council recently attended an international poultry and pig show in Japan.
Wed Jun 24, 2015 04:31 PM CDT Ethanol markets remained mixed in an extremely tight trading range Wednesday as traders are getting conflicting news as they try to assess the future direction of the market. The latest EIA report added to the uncertainty which led to narrow price swings, at least for now.
Tue Jun 23, 2015 03:19 PM CDT Strong gains over the last week in the corn futures market have sparked additional buyer support through the entire ethanol market. The focus on higher production costs and eroding production margins through the last half of June is helping to draw active buyer support back to nearby ethanol futures. This could draw additional price support if demand continues to grow as traders look forward the Fourth of July Holiday driving activity.
Fri Jun 19, 2015 03:39 PM CDT Despite a strong push lower in corn and energy prices Friday, the ability to draw buyers back to the market in nearby ethanol contracts allowed a gain on the weekly chart. This could help create some stability in nearby ethanol futures as traders return to the market early next week.
Thu Jun 18, 2015 04:59 PM CDT With the demand for fish quickly growing, a recent aquaculture conference outlined the need for the industry to diversify its feed ingredients to include such options as DDGS.
Thu Jun 18, 2015 02:28 PM CDT Cash prices trade flat to lower on concern over a potential supply surplus following data released Wednesday showing ethanol inventories soared last week to a six-week high.
Mon Jun 15, 2015 02:01 PM CDT Consistent pressure was seen in nearly all futures and financial markets Monday as traders focused on a combination of factors as they slowly back away from the market early in the week. Nearby ethanol futures are trading 2 cents per gallon lower late in the trading session; this is no surprise, given the pressure in both corn and energy markets.