NEWS
DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Wed Dec 5, 2012 11:42 AM CST
General Comments

The U.S. stock market indices are flat to higher with Dow up 90. The interest rate products are lower. The dollar index is 15 higher. Energies are lower with crude down $0.20. Livestock trade is mostly higher. Precious metals are mixed with gold down $4.

CORN

Corn trade is 3 to 6 higher this morning with generally supportive outside markets. March contract chart support is at $7.54 and $7.45, and resistance remaining in the $7.65-70 range. We have tested resistance and support this week, but overall the trade acts as if it wants to stay sideways in the ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Herd Booster In 1935, in an effort to help ranchers hit hard by the Dust Bowl, the U.S. government bought 547 ...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Taxlink by Andy Biebl What farmers consider a hedge may be speculation in the eyes of IRS -- and that significantly alt...
  • Woodbury: Family Business Matters Consider whether you want your legacy to be measured by the size of your bank account, your inves...
  • Ask the Vet Some tips on fly control.
Related News Stories
DTN's Quick Takes
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
Newsom on the Market
DTN Early Word Grains
Canada Crop Estimates Released
DTN Closing Grain Comments
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock