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DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
Todd Hultman DTN Grains Analyst
Fri Aug 16, 2013 08:18 AM CDT

Morning CME Globex Update: December corn is down 3 1/4 cents, November soybeans are down 3 3/4 cents, and December Chicago wheat is down 1 1/4 cents.

Other Markets:

Dow Jones: Higher
U.S. Dollar Index: Lower
Gold: Higher
Crude Oil: Higher

Corn:December corn is trading lower early Friday, giving back part of Thursday's higher response to the Farm Service Agency's report of 3.41 million prevented planting corn acres. It is still not clear how the FSA report will translate to USDA's production estimate for 2013, but it did boost corn prices and get traders to consider a more bullish view ...

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