NEWS
DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Mon Dec 3, 2012 12:02 PM CST
General Comments

The U.S. stock market indices are narrowly mixed. The interest rate products are lower. The dollar index is 35 lower. Energies are flat to higher with crude up $0.30. Livestock trade has cattle lower, and hogs higher. Precious metals are firmer with gold up $8.

CORN

Corn trade is 1 to 3 higher at midday in slow trade, we are a dime below our early highs. The strength overnight rallied back into the upper part of the range last week, and the range of the past two months. But we could not seriously challenge those highs, so light ...

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