Are large corn, soybean price swings finished?

Weather and spring planting will likely cause market volatility in short term.

Corn and soybean prices have traded in a wide range since last summer. July 2016 corn futures traded to near $4.70/bu. in early July 2015, declined into harvest and then bottomed at $3.51/bu. following the release of the recent U.S. Department of Agriculture’s “Prospective Plantings” report. July 2016 soybean futures traded near $10.31/bu. in early July 2015, dropped sharply into harvest and traded in a range of about $8.60-9.30/bu. from harvest through early April 2016.

Since then

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