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Following CBOT Wheat news is the key to trading fundamentally. Below you can find links to articles in the news that discuss market fundamentals that could potentially affect the price of CBOT Wheat on the CBOT. Before you invest in the CBOT wheat commodities market you should do your own research.

1. Bloomberg “Wheat Drops on Bets Ukraine Conflict Won’t Disrupt Trade” August 7, 2014

Wheat futures fell, snapping the longest rally in 14 weeks, on speculation that escalating tensions between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine won’t disrupt global grain trade.

2. Bloomberg “Wheat Drops to 19-Month Low on Record World Crop” December 24, 2013

Wheat prices slumped 22 percent in Chicago this year, set for the biggest annual drop since 2008, as the U.S. Department of Agriculture projected a world harvest at an all-time high of 711.4 million metric tons.

3. "Wheat Caps Biggest Weekly Advance Since July on U.S. Drought" January 18, 2013

Wheat rose, capping the biggest weekly gain since July, on signs of improved export demand and as a lingering drought threatens this year’s harvest in the U.S., the world’s largest exporter.

4. "Egypt Seen Buying U.S. Wheat in Next State Grain Tender" November 16, 2012

Egypt, the world's biggest wheat importer, is likely to resume purchases of supplies from the U.S. in its next state grain tender, said Sadri Mathari, chief commercial officer with Venus International, the country's largest private trader of the grain.  

5. "Wheat Falls Most Since January on Economy: Commodities at Close" September 17, 2012

Wheat fell the most since January on speculation that the Federal Reserve hasn’t done enough to improve the economy and boost demand for raw materials. Wheat futures for December delivery plunged 5 percent to settle at $8.78 a bushel on the Chicago Board of Trade, the biggest loss since Jan. 12. 

6. “Ukraine, Kazakhstan Wheat Crops Seen Falling, FAO Says” April 24, 2012

Ukraine’s wheat harvest may slide 37 percent and Kazakhstan’s production could fall 36 percent this year after the crops were harmed by frost and drought, the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization forecast.

7. “Wheat Advances on Speculation Cold Weather in Europe May Harm Winter Crops” January 31, 2012 

Wheat rose in Chicago, heading for a second monthly gain, on speculation cold weather in Europe will hurt winter crops that lack protective snow cover.

8. "Corn, Wheat Plunge Most in Three Months as U.S. Sees Bigger World Supplies" January 12, 2012

Wheat futures for March delivery slid 5.6 percent to close at $6.05 a bushel on the CBOT, the biggest decline since Sept. 30. Before today, prices were down 16 percent in the past year. 


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