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Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Fri Sep 20, 2013 11:41 PM CDT

Sometimes travel has its perks. This week I had the opportunity to travel to Chatham, Ontario, to speak at a customer meeting (more on the trip in next week's column). Because I hate lugging my computer through airports, I was basically cut off from the markets from 4:00 a.m. Thursday through 4:00 p.m. CDT Friday. In that timespan the soybean market, the titan holding up the rest of the grain sector, shrugged its massive shoulders.

On Wednesday, Sept. 18, the November soybean contract closed at $13.47 3/4, well below its close the previous Friday (Sept. 13) of $13.81 1/2. By ...

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