2018 grain markets get poor wrapping job — This week in the grain markets



As we head into the last full week of the 2018 calendar year, grain markets held a bit of a weaker tone. This past week, no crops on the futures boards were able to make any positive gains despite some positive export activity being noted by the USDA, especially from China! Put another way, grain markets were wrapped pretty poorly by investors heading into the Christmas break (a week that tends to bring weaker trading volume). The sell-off in grain prices accompanied the broader liquidation seen in the equity markets, with the S&P 500 seeing its worst performance in the…

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