DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Fri Nov 1, 2013 11:25 AM CDT
General Comments

The U.S. stock markets are lower with the Dow futures down 5. The interest rate products are lower. The dollar index is 57 higher. Energies are lower with crude down $1.50. Livestock trade is mostly lower. Precious metals are lower with gold down $13.


Corn trade is 1 lower to 1 higher across the board. We are taking carry out of the market illustrated by the December to March carry down around a dime now versus near 13 cents last week. The overall trend has the bears appear in control with new contract lows four days this ...

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