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DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Fri Sep 13, 2013 11:17 AM CDT
General Comments

U.S. stock markets are higher with Dow futures up 60. Interest rate products are lower. The dollar index is 8 higher. Energies are mixed with crude down $.70. Livestock trade is mostly higher. Precious metals are lower with gold down $16.

CORN

Corn futures are 6 to 8 lower in fairly quiet trade with the lows from Thursday holding so far. Outside markets are neutral to slightly negative. The yield number was raised to 155.3 bushels per acre vs. the 153.9 bpa average trade guess. This provided a production estimate of 13.843 billion bushels vs. the 13.646 bb ...

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