December corn fell 11 1/4 cents and November soybeans were down 29 3/4 cents Friday, but both settled slightly above their 100-day averages to finish the week. Outside markets exerted bearish influence, but most of Friday’s selling was likely related to rain in the northwestern Plains.
September corn closed down 11 cents and December corn was down 11 1/4 cents. August soybeans closed down 19 1/2 cents and November soybeans were down 28 1/2 cents. September KC wheat closed down 1 1/4 cents, September Chicago wheat was down 1 1/2 cents and September Minneapolis wheat was down 13 3/4 cents.
The September U.S. Dollar Index is trading up 0.31 at 92.18. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down 160.30 points at 34,924.23. August gold is down $18.60 at $1,812.60, September silver is down $0.28 at $25.51 and September copper is down $0.0430. September crude oil is up $0.52 at $74.14, September heating oil is up $0.0107, September RBOB gasoline is up $0.0164 and September natural gas is down $0.153.