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DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Fri Feb 8, 2013 11:58 AM CST
General Comments

The U.S. stock market indices are up at midday with the Dow futures up 40 points. The interest rate products are flat. The dollar index is up 3 points. Energies are mixed. Livestock trade is lower. Precious metals are mixed.

CORN

Corn trade was mildly firmer over night, and has seen little reaction since the release of the the USDA February numbers. Futures are 1 higher on nearby and 3 lower on new crop. We did see light follow-through selling to post a $7.08 3/4 low overnight, which was the exact daily close following the bullish January USDA ...

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