MARKETS NEWS
DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Fri Jul 5, 2013 11:07 AM CDT
General Comments

The U.S. stock market indices are flat to higher with the Dow futures 20 higher. The interest rate products are higher. The dollar index is 114 higher. Energies are higher with crude up $1.50. Livestock trade is mixed. Precious metals are lower with gold down $35.

CORN

Corn trade is 3 to 8 lower with pressure from weather and the sharply stronger dollar. We have put in a new low on the December contract, and if trade cannot rally into the close, further liqudation will likely be triggered. The weather forecast looks mostly OK in the near term, ...

Quick View
  • Is Your Burndown Working? A cool, wet spring and the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds mean farmers should take the extra...
  • Gains on Covers It took Jerry Doan several years and a lot of trials, but the North Dakota beef producer has lear...
  • Side-by-Sides and Cool Helmets Side-by-side manufactures continue to roll out new machines and machine updates. Here are two more.
  • Stress Test for Borrowers Farm finances rate an "A" now, but economists debate if that's good enough to handle a major corr...
  • Senators Question EPA A group of U.S. senators Wednesday told President Barack Obama that his administration has not fo...
  • Climate Work Ahead at USDA Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke about GOP complaints regarding the Obama administration's work wit...
  • Full-Circle Farming Bill Couser sees farming as a full circle. If it comes off the farm, it can go back into the farm.
  • Making the Grade What if corn isn't cheap the next five years? Fickle price projections can sway farm bill choices.
  • Ask the Vet What's my best bet for fly control?
Related News Stories
DTN Closing Grain Comments
DTN's Quick Takes
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
DTN Early Word Grains
DTN Closing Grain Comments
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock