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Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Thu Jul 24, 2014 06:46 AM CDT

As mentioned in Thursday's Early Word Grains, soybean basis is in its higgledy-piggledy seasonal phase where different cash merchandiser bid off three different contracts. A few are clinging to the August, some have rolled their positions to the mostly irrelevant September, while others are moving their positions out to the new-crop November. Of the three, the latter provides the most thrills with the November now reflecting both old-crop and new-crop issues.

Given that one of the keys to any market is its basis (price difference between the cash market and futures market), and soybean basis can be easily skewed at ...

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