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DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Fri May 17, 2013 11:23 AM CDT
General Comments

The U.S. stock markets are higher with the Dow up 60. The interest rate products are higher. The dollar index is 67 higher. Energies are higher with crude up $.30. Livestock trade is lower. Precious metals are mixed with gold down $15.

CORN

Corn trade is a dime higher on July to 2 lower on December at midday. Some rain moved through last night, likely idling some areas today with more coming over the weekend. This seemed to slow the pressure this morning. December futures slipped to the $5.17 level which many may call a double bottom with ...

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