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  • USDA Chicago Terminal Grain

    GX_GR110 Springfield, IL Thu, Apr 09, 2020 USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News Chicago Terminal Grain Report To Arrive Truck and Rail Bids for Grain Delivered to Chicago. The following quotations represent Bids from Terminal Elevators, Processors, Mills, and Merchandisers after 1:30 p.m. today. Grain Bids Delivery Change Basis Change SRW Wheat 5.6150-5.7150 30 Days UP 8.25 5 K to 15 K UNCH Soybeans 8.4350-8.5350 Spot UP 9 -20 K to -10 K UNCH Soybeans 8.4350-8.5350 15-30 Days UP 9 -20 K to...

  • SEC Steps in to Help Struggling Loan Funds

    The Securities and Exchange Commission is stepping in to help out business development companies that have been battered by the recent economic turmoil. Business development companies, or BDCs, typically raise money from public stock investors that they then lend to small, often private, U.S. companies. Shoring up the finances of small and medium-size businesses has become a central part of the U.S. government's strategy to reduce the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the...

  • Dire Economic Data Spurs Debate Over Lifting Restrictions -- Update

    By Josh Mitchell, Andrew Restuccia and Gordon Lubold. WASHINGTON-- Record-setting jobless claims and dire economic forecasts are giving fresh urgency to the debate within the Trump administration and across the country over how rapidly coronavirus-fueled restrictions should be pared back so the economy can begin its revival. President Trump has expressed eagerness to move quickly, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on CNBC Thursday that he thought the U.S. economy...

  • Dire Economic Numbers Intensify Debate Over Lifting Coronavirus Restrictions

    By Josh Mitchell, Andrew Restuccia and Gordon Lubold. WASHINGTON-- Record-setting jobless claims and dire economic forecasts are giving fresh urgency to the debate within the Trump administration and across the country over how rapidly coronavirus-fueled restrictions should be pared back so the economy can begin its revival. President Trump has expressed eagerness to move quickly, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on CNBC Thursday that he thought the U.S. economy...

  • Fed Moves Spark Corporate Bond Rally

    Investors snapped up the debt of car makers, oil drillers and other wounded companies after the Federal Reserve said it would lend trillions more to support the U.S. economy. The Fed's new lending programs are aimed at commercial loans, mortgages, cities, states, and companies big and small. They helped push up the iShares iBoxx$ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF, an exchange-traded fund tracking junk bonds, 6%, according to FactSet.

  • U.S. Stocks Rise on Fed Action, Oil Rally

    By Caitlin Ostroff, Akane Otani and Chong Koh Ping. U.S. stocks soared Thursday ahead of the Easter holiday weekend, heading for their biggest one-week rally of the year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 521 points, or 2.2%, to 23955. The S&P 500 added 2.3% and the Nasdaq Composite advanced 1.3%.

  • USDA Supply/Demand: U.S. Feed Grain and Corn - Apr 9

    Feed Grain and Corn Supply and Use 1/===================================================================== Item 2018/ 19 2019/ 20 prev Apr 9 prev Apr 9===================================================================== FEED GRAINS Million acres Area Planted 99.9 99.9 100.5 100.5 Harvested 89.2 89.2 89.2 89.2 Yield per harvested Metric tons acre 4.24 4.24 4.05 4.05 Million metric tons Beginning stocks 57.9 57.9 60.5 60.5 Production 377.7 377.7 360.9 360.9 Imports 2.3 2.3 3.1 2.9 Supply, total 437.9 437.9 424.5 424.3 Feed and residual 143.0 143.0 145.5 148.6 Food, seed industrial 179.6 179.6 180.2 170.6 Domestic, total...

  • USDA Supply/Demand: U.S. Wheat and Wheat By Class - Apr 9

    Wheat Supply and Use 1/==================================================================== Item 2018/ 19 2019/ 20 prev Apr 9 prev Apr 9==================================================================== Area Million acres Planted 47.8 47.8 45.2 45.2 Harvested 39.6 39.6 37.2 37.2 Bushels Yield per harv. acre 47.6 47.6 51.7 51.7 Million Bushels Beginning stocks 1,099 1,099 1,080 1,080 Production 1,885 1,885 1,920 1,920 Imports 135 135 105 105 Supply, total 3,119 3,119 3,105 3,105 Food 955 955 955 955 Seed 59 59 60 60 Feed and residual 90 90 150 135 Domestic, total 1,103 1,103 1,165 1,150 Exports 936 936 1,000 985 Use, total...

  • USDA Supply/Demand: Crop Summary - Apr 9

    U.S. ending stocks in million bushels, except soyoil in million pounds, cotton in million bales and rice in million cwt. Exports and Production in million metric tons except cotton in million bales. Projections based on trends and analysts' judgments, not survey date.

  • USDA Supply/Demand: U.S. Soybeans and Products- Apr 9

    Soybeans and Products Supply and Use 1/======================================================================== Item 2018/ 19 2019/ 20 prev Apr 9 prev Apr 9======================================================================== SOYBEANS Million acres Area Planted 89.2 89.2 76.1 76.1 Harvested 87.6 87.6 75.0 75.0 Bushels Yield per harvested acre 50.6 50.6 47.4 47.4 Million bushels Beginning stocks 438 438 909 909 Production 4,428 4,428 3,558 3,558 Imports 14 14 15 15 Supply, total 4,880 4,880 4,482 4,482 Crushings 2,092 2,092 2,105 2,125 Exports 1,748 1,748 1,825 1,775 Seed 88 88 99 97 Residual 43 43 29 5 Use, total 3,971 3,971...

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