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DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Tue May 21, 2013 11:14 AM CDT
General Comments

The U.S. stock markets are flat to higher with the Dow up 30. The interest rate products are higher. The dollar index is 4 higher. Energies are lower with crude down $.50. Livestock trade is mostly higher. Precious metals are mixed with gold down $1.

CORN

Corn trade is 12 lower on July to 4 lower on December new crop at midday. The planting progress number is noted for the lower trade along with some profit taking by old-crop longs. Basis has been noted softening following the advance in price, and producers available to move old crop with ...

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