FARM BUSINESS NEWS
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
Elaine Kub Contributing Analyst
Fri Dec 27, 2013 08:06 AM CST

Morning CME Globex Update:Corn 1 3/4 higher; Soybeans 7 1/4 higher; Wheat 1/4 higher.A crashing U.S. dollar index Friday morning is a reminder of the volatility that can sneak in to markets during the otherwise quiet holiday week. Grain and oilseed prices are mostly higher.

Other Markets:

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

Corn:Currency trade has been very volatile Friday morning in Asian and European markets, briefly driving the U.S. dollar to fresh monthly lows. A lower dollar is typically supportive to commodity trade, and indeed, corn and the other grain markets showed some ...

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