Stock levels and progress are key factors affecting the price. Data are in the reports. Net position of managed money shows what do the big players.

Commodity reports

Crude oil – weekly storage report (usually on Wednesday 10:30 am ET)

Natural gas – weekly storage report ( usually on Thursday 10:30 am ET)

Petroleum – weekly report (usually on Wednesday 10:30 am ET)

Crude oil, Natural gas rig counts – weekly report ( usually on Friday 1:00 pm ET)

Crop progress  – weekly report (usually on Monday 4:00 pm ET)

Crops – corn, soybeans, cotton, oats, rye, wheat, rice, peanuts, barley, proso, hay, sorghum, sunflowers, peanuts, oilseeds, flaxseeds

Cattle on feed – monthly report (usually on Friday, 18-24th in Month 3:00 pm ET)


Commitments of Traders (COT) – weekly reports

Net position of managed money (usually on Friday 3:30 pm ET)

COT weekly report – CFTC (Commodity futures trading commission) (usually on Friday 3:30 pm ET)


Economic calendar


Earnings calendar

Weather forecast

Weather is one of more important factor of commodity price

Weather prediction