Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Mon Nov 18, 2013 08:33 AM CST

Dec Corn Trends: Futures, Spreads, and Basis

While the December corn contract has lost the title of most heavily traded to the March issue, most producers continue to watch the Dec due to the fact it is still the base for cash prices, and many of them (including the DTN corn strategy) have their short-hedges in the contract. That being the case, it is interesting to take a look at all that is going on as another week gets under way.

First, the minor (short-term) trend of the market remains sideways to down. While December corn did not post a ...

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