GRAINS

Corn

Corn

Primary uses of corn include livestock feed, ethanol, edible oil and other foods; but it is also used to manufacture plastics, solvents and other industrial and household products. It is actively traded by corn merchandisers, producers, food processors, livestock operations, importers and others who are related to the purchase or sale of corn, in order to hedge price risks.

Contract Size 5,000 bushel
Exchange Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)
Price Quote USD price of 1 bushel
Ticker Symbol C, GLOBEX: ZC
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Soybeans

Soybeans

Primary uses of soybeans include livestock feed, edible oil and other foods; but is is also used to manufacture plastics, solvents and other industrial products. It is actively traded by soybean merchandisers, producers, food processors, livestock operations, importers and others who are related to the purchase or sale of soybeans, in order to hedge price risks.

Contract Size 5,000 bushel
Exchange Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)
Price Quote USD price of 1 bushel
Ticker Symbol S, GLOBEX: ZS
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Soybean Oil

Soybean Oil

Most widely used edible oil in the US. It is also a biodiesel component. It is actively traded by soybean oil merchandisers, producers, food processors, importers and others who are related to the purchase or sale of soybean oil, in order to hedge price risks.

Contract Size 60,000 lbs.
Exchange Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)
Price Quote USD price of 1 lbs.
Ticker Symbol BO, GLOBEX: ZL
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Soybean Meal

Soybean Meal

Dominant protein supplement used in livestock and poultry feeds. It is also used in a range of food products, as well as in adhesives, polyesters and other textiles. It is actively traded by soybean meal merchandisers, producers, food processors, livestock operations, importers and others who are related to the purchase or sale of soybean oil, in order to hedge price risks.

Contract Size 100 tons
Exchange Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)
Price Quote USD price of 1 ton
Ticker Symbol SM, GLOBEX: SM
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Wheat (Chicago)

Wheat

Its main use is to produce flour, the basis of breads, pasta, etc. Wheat is also used in industrial products, such as starches and adhesives. Its by-products are used in livestock feeds. It is actively traded by wheat merchandisers, producers, food processors, livestock operations, importers and others who are related to the purchase or sale of wheat, in order to hedge price risks.

Contract Size 5,000 bushel
Exchange Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)
Price Quote USD price of 1 bushel
Ticker Symbol W, GLOBEX: ZW
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Wheat (Kansas)

Wheat (Kansas City)

Its main use is to produce flour, the basis of breads, pasta, etc. Wheat is also used in industrial products, such as starches and adhesives. Its by-products are used in livestock feeds. It is actively traded by wheat merchandisers, producers, food processors, livestock operations, importers and others who are related to the purchase or sale of wheat, in order to hedge price risks.

Contract Size 5,000 bushel
Exchange Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)
Price Quote USD price of 1 bushel
Ticker Symbol KW
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Wheat (Minn.)

Wheat (Minneapolis)

Its main use is to produce flour, the basis of breads, pasta, etc. Wheat is also used in industrial products, such as starches and adhesives. Its by-products are used in livestock feeds. It is actively traded by wheat merchandisers, producers, food processors, livestock operations, importers and others who are related to the purchase or sale of wheat, in order to hedge price risks.

Contract Size 5,000 bushel
Exchange Minneapolis Grain Exchange (MGEX)
Price Quote USD price of 1 bushel
Ticker Symbol MW
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Oats

Oats

Oat production has been steadily declining since 1945 when a record 1.5 billion bushels were produced utilizing 42 million acres. Because the population of horses, which had the main demand for Oats, has fallen, oats has decreased as well. Over half of U.S. domestic Oat production is grown in Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Iowa.

Contract Size 5,000 bushel
Exchange Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)
Price Quote USD price of 1 bushel
Ticker Symbol O, GLOBEX: ZO
Details Contract specifications
Rough Rice

Rough Rice

Rice is the primary food for much of the world’s population and an important ingredient in many processed foods and beverages. Its by-products are used for a variety of items including fuel, fertilizers, and packing material. It is actively traded by rice merchandisers, producers, food processors and others who are related to the purchase or sale of oats, in order to hedge price risks.

Contract Size 2,000 hundredweights
Exchange Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)
Price Quote USD price of 1 hundredweight
Ticker Symbol RR, GLOBEX: ZR
Details Contract specifications
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