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DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Thu Apr 24, 2014 11:17 AM CDT
General Comments

The U.S. stock market indices are firmer with the Dow futures up 30. The interest rate products are higher. The dollar index is 7 lower. Energies are mixed with crude up 0.50. Livestock trade is mixed. Precious metals are higher with gold up $4.

CORN

Corn trade is flat to 2 higher at midday with some light buying following the firm close yesterday. Outside markets are neutral to lightly supportive this morning. Ethanol margins have slipped with the firmer trade in corn, but blender margins have improved coming into spring. Corn basis has remained fairly stable but most ...

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