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DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Wed Apr 16, 2014 11:34 AM CDT
General Comments

The U.S. stock market indices are higher with the Dow futures up 99. The interest rate products are higher. The dollar index is 4 higher. Energies are mixed with crude down $0.10. Livestock trade is flat to lower. Precious metals are flat with gold up $1.

CORN

Corn trade is 3 to 5 lower at midday in quiet trade, the daily range has only been 7 cents trading 5 lower to 2 higher. Outside markets are mostly neutral. Weekly EIA data had ethanol production jumping 4.8%, and stocks dropping 2.8%, and gasoline demand slipping 4.2%. There was some ...

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