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DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Mon May 6, 2013 10:28 AM CDT
General Comments

The U.S. stock markets are narrowly mixed. The Interest rate products are flat to lower. The dollar index is 28 points higher. Energies are flat to lower. Livestock trade is mixed with cattle and feeders higher, hogs lower. Precious metals are mixed.

CORN

Corn trade is 14 to 18 lower at midday due to forecasts of less rain than expected for the Eastern Corn Belt opening the door for more planting this week. Midday markets are 4 to 5 cents above the early lows so the momentum is flat. Overall progress will still remain historically very slow, expectations ...

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