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After the Reportin'
Alan Brugler DTN Contributing Analyst
Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:20 AM CST

Were you surprised by USDA's corn numbers Friday morning? If so, there might be a lesson here. When everyone is SURE what the report will say, and all the news commentaries just make that assumption rather than showing you both sides of the potential outcome, Mr. Market is often preparing an ambush.

While we didn't get a limit move today (five of the seven previous January Grain Stocks reports featured limit moves in corn on report day), there were definitely too many people on one side of the boat who were not examining other potential outcomes. As one of my ...

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