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DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Mon Oct 14, 2013 11:18 AM CDT
General Comments

The U.S. stock markets are lower with the Dow futures down 40. The interest rate products are lower. The dollar index is 15 lower. Energies are lower with crude down $0.20. Livestock trade is mixed with cattle higher and hogs lower. Precious metals are higher with gold of $12.

CORN

Corn trade is flat to 2 higher at midday in quiet trade. Outside markets are mostly negative with concerns about the ongoing government shutdown. Rain working through the western corn belt will bring harvest to halt to start the week, but the weather should open back up the ...

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