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DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Wed Mar 19, 2014 11:17 AM CDT
General Comments

The U.S. stock market indices are flat with the Dow futures down 6. The interest rate products are lower. The dollar index is 10 higher. Energies are mostly lower with crude up 0.15. Livestock trade is mixed. Precious metals are lower with gold down $20.

CORN

Corn trade is fractionally to a penny higher at midday in quiet trade, keeping the market range-bound for the moment. Outside markets are slightly negative. Basis remains soft with enough corn moving to keep end users fairly well supplied. Ethanol margins remain strong and production was up 22,000 barrels on the weekly ...

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