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DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Thu Aug 21, 2014 11:31 AM CDT
General Comments

The U.S. stock market indices are higher with the Dow up 75. The interest rate products are lower. The dollar index is 9 lower. Energies are higher with crude oil up 0.60. Livestock trade is lower. Precious metals are mixed with gold down $16.

CORN

Corn trade is 1 to 4 cents higher at midday after trading around a nickel higher or better early on in the session. Commercial buying has helped to support the market, with the intermonth spreads firming in addition to the basis improving in many areas of the country. The crop tour continues to ...

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