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Benzinga  Mar 15  Comment 
May Soybeans are trading 1005, up 5 3/4 cents/bushel, November Soybeans are trading at 998 3/4, up 4 1/4 cents/bushel. May Soymeal is trading at 328.1, up 0.9 $/ton. May Soybean Oil is trading at 32.66, up 0.36 cents/lb. Soybeans futures are...
Benzinga  Mar 14  Comment 
May Soybeans are trading 993 1/2, down 12 1/2 cents/bushel, November Soybeans are trading at 988 1/2, down 13 3/4 cents/bushel. May Soymeal is trading at 326.7, down 4.2 $/ton. May Soybean Oil is trading at 31.85, down 0.27 cents/lb. Soybeans...
Benzinga  Mar 13  Comment 
The USDA reported today that weekly export inspections for soybeans as of March 9th totaled 656,288 tonnes. May Soybeans are trading 1007 1/2, up 1 cent/bushel. November Soybeans are trading at 1002, up 2 1/4 cents/bushel. May Soymeal is...
Benzinga  Mar 10  Comment 
The USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates Report (WASD) was released yesterday. The USDA report showed soybean ending stocks at 435 million bushels versus 420 million a month ago. The agency estimate for global soybean ending stocks...
Benzinga  Mar 9  Comment 
The USDA reported today that Soybean weekly export sales for the current marketing year for the period ending March 2nd totaled 485,500 tonnes. Sales were up 14 percent from last week and down 8 percent from the four week average. There were...
Agrimoney.com  Mar 9  Comment 
Soybean futures dice with sparking a wave of fund selling. But with reams of ag data due, there is much to play for yet. Canola, cotton, palm ease too
Benzinga  Mar 7  Comment 
May Soybeans are trading 1026 1/4, down 11 cents/bushel. November Soybeans are trading at 1013, down 8 3/4 cents/bushel. May Soymeal is trading at 331.0, down 2.7 $/ton. May Soybean Oil is trading at 33.74, down 0.53 cents/lb. Soybeans futures...
Benzinga  Mar 6  Comment 
The USDA reported today that weekly export inspections for soybeans as of March 2nd totaled 921,779 tonnes. May Soybeans are trading 1041 3/4, up 4 1/4 cents/bushel. November Soybeans are trading at 1025, up 3 cents/bushel. May Soymeal is...
Benzinga  Mar 3  Comment 
May Soybeans are trading 1035, down 2 1/4 cents/bushel. November Soybeans are trading at 1018 3/4, down 3 cents/bushel. May Soymeal is trading at 332.9, down 1.9 $/ton. May Soybean Oil is trading at 34.03, down 0.10 cents/lb. Street estimates...
Benzinga  Mar 2  Comment 
The USDA reported today that Soybean weekly export sales for the current marketing year for the period ending February 23rd totaled 427,000 tonnes. Sales were up 27 percent from last week. Soymeal sales for the current year totaled 139,500...




 


Soybean futures are traded on the Chicago Board of Trade under ticker symbol S in cents per bushel. For electronic trading sessions, the symbol ZS is used.[1]

The chart at left shows the front-month Soybean prices on the Chicago Board of Trade in cents per bushel.

Delivery Dates

Soybean futures are delivered every year in January, March, May, July, August, September, & November.[1]

The following is a table with soybean futures delivery dates and resultant tickers for 2009. For an explanation on commodity tickers see commodity ticker construction.

Delivery Month Full Ticker Symbol Thomson-Reuters Symbol
January, 2009SF9S/F9-CB
March, 2009SH9S/H9-CB
May, 2009SK9S/K9-CB
July, 2009SN9S/N9-CB
August, 2009SQ9S/Q9-CB
September, 2009SU9S/U9-CB
November, 2009SX9S/X9-CB

Contract Specifications

Contract Size

One Soybean futures contract on the Chicago Board of Trade is 5,000 bushels.[1]

Daily Price Limit

$0.70 per bushel expandable to $1.05 and then to $1.60 when the market closes at limit bid or limit offer. There shall be no price limits on the current month contract on or after the second business day preceding the first day of the delivery month.[1]

Last Trading Day

Trading of Soybean futures contracts on the Chicago Board of Trade ends on the business day prior to the 15th calendar day of the contract month.[1]

Deliverable Grades

Deliverable Soybean grades for futures contracts on the Chicago Board of Trade are: #2 Yellow at contract price, #1 Yellow at a 6 cent/bushel premium, #3 Yellow at a 6 cent/bushel discount.[1]

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