"Risk-Off" Trader Attitudes HIt Softs Markets

March sugar closed down 36 points at 19.70 cents today. Prices closed nearer the session low and hit a fresh six-week low today. The key "outside markets" were fully bearish for sugar today as the U.S. dollar index was higher and crude oil prices were sharply lower. Sugar bears have the solid near-term technical advantage. Bulls' next upside price breakout objective is to push and close prices above solid technical resistance at 20.59 cents. Bears' next downside price breakout objective is to push and close prices below solid technical support at the September low of 19.48 cents. First resistance is seen at today's high of 20.04 cents and then at 20.25 cents. First support is seen at today's low of 19.55 cents and then at 19.48 cents. Wyckoff's Market Rating: 1.5.

December coffee closed down 380 points at 160.70 cents. Prices closed nearer the session low. The key "outside markets were fully bearish for coffee today as the U.S. dollar index was higher and crude oil prices were sharply lower. Coffee bears have the solid near-term technical advantage. However, it's around present price levels that recent downtrends have been halted. The next upside breakout objective for the bulls is to close prices above solid technical resistance at 170.00 cents. The next downside price breakout objective for the bears is closing prices below solid technical support at the September low of 156.55 cents a pound. First resistance is seen at today's high of 164.10 cents and then at Monday's high of 165.70 cents. First support is seen at 160.00 cents and then at last week's low of 157.15 cents. Wyckoff's Market Rating: 2.0

December cocoa closed down $36 at $2,480 a ton. Prices closed nearer the session low today. The key "outside markets were fully bearish for cocoa today as the U.S. dollar index was higher and crude oil prices were sharply lower. Cocoa bulls have the slight overall near-term technical advantage. The next upside price breakout objective for the cocoa bulls is to push and close prices above solid technical resistance at $2,595. The next downside price breakout objective for the bears is pushing and closing prices below solid technical support at the October low of $2,338. First resistance is seen at $2,500 and then at this week's high of $2,526. First support is seen at this week's low of $2,460 and then at $2,440. Wyckoff's Market Rating: 5.5

December cotton closed down 271 points at 74.22 cents today. Prices closed nearer the session low on profit taking and long liquidation. The key "outside markets" were fully bearish for cotton today as the U.S. dollar index was higher and crude oil prices were sharply lower. Bulls still have the slight near-term technical advantage but did fade today. The next upside price breakout objective for the bulls is to produce a close above solid technical resistance at last week's high of 79.19 cents. The next downside price breakout objective for the cotton bears is to push and close prices below solid technical support at 72.00 cents. First resistance is seen at 75.00 cents and then at 76.00 cents. First support is seen at today's low of 73.93 cents and then at 73.00 cents. Wyckoff's Market Rating: 5.5

November orange juice closed down 50 points at $1.1165 today. Prices closed near mid-range today. Bears have the overall near-term technical advantage. The next upside price breakout objective for the FCOJ bulls is pushing and closing prices above technical resistance at the October high of $1.1995. The next downside technical breakout objective for the FCOJ bears is to produce a close below solid technical support at the October low of $1.0870. First resistance is seen at today's high of $1.1350 and then at $1.1500. First support is seen at last week's low of $1.1055 and then at the October low of $1.0870. Wyckoff's Market Rating: 3.5.

November lumber futures closed up $1.50 at $298.70 today. Prices Friday hit a two-month high. Bulls have the solid near-term technical advantage. The next downside technical breakout objective for the lumber bears is pushing and closing prices below solid technical support at $288.00. The next upside price breakout objective for the bulls is pushing and closing prices above solid technical resistance at the August high of $308.00. First resistance is seen at $300.00 and then at $303.00. First support is seen at $295.00 and then at $292.50. Wyckoff's Market Rating: 7.0

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