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The Market's Fine Print
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Wed Dec 4, 2013 05:27 PM CST

Dear Santa, Mr. Claus, Kris Kringle, Ole Saint Nick, Father Christmas, or whatever alias you're going by these days.

Given your ancient ability to dodge inconvenient gifting and find loopholes in pleading letters from gullible children around the world, perhaps you now prefer something more politically correct like "North Pole Administrator of Conditional Giving" or "Comptroller of Manageable Christmas Cheer."

Damn. I'm off to a bad start, aren't I? After all those years of therapy, I was so hoping we could get back on the same page. Especially given the fact this year's wish list seems longer than a unit ...

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