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DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Wed May 1, 2013 11:12 AM CDT
General Comments

The U.S. stock markets are lower with the Dow futures down 50. The interest rate products are lower. The dollar index is 16 lower. Energies are weaker with crude down $3.00. Livestock trade is mixed. Precious metals are lower with gold off $27.

CORN

Corn trade is 1 to 4 lower on corn at midday with weak data out of China pressuring commodity markets. As yet another winter storm pushes across the Corn Belt, planting looks to be delayed yet again. The extended forecast remains in flux as well, but some models are drying out for next week. ...

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