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DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Fri Oct 11, 2013 11:09 AM CDT
General Comments

The U.S. stock markets are flat with the Dow futures up 25. The interest rate products are lower. The dollar index is 5 lower. Energies are lower with crude down $1.40. Livestock trade is mixed with cattle higher and hogs lower. Precious metals are mixed with gold of $30.

CORN

Corn trade is 3 to 5 lower at midday with renewed harvest pressure amid mostly neutral outside markets. Harvest progress is picking up, but may again be slowed by some moisture over the next few days in the west. Ethanol margins remain ok, and as more corn becomes ...

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