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DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Mon Aug 4, 2014 11:13 AM CDT
General Comments

The U.S. stock market indices are mixed with the Dow flat following the larger sell off late last week. The interest rate products are higher. The dollar index is 5 higher. Energies are mixed with crude oil up $.05. Livestock trade is mixed with hogs higher and cattle mostly lower. Precious metals are lower with gold down $6.

CORN

Corn trade is 3 cents higher at midday after trading as high as 9 due to spillover support from beans and some dryer extended forecasts. Ethanol margins are stable and positive to start the week. The weekly export inspections ...

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