NEWS
DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Wed Apr 17, 2013 11:07 AM CDT
General Comments

Corn and wheat futures are firm at midday; beans slightly lower due to weather. U.S. stock markets are lower with Dow Jones futures down 150. Interest rate products are higher. The dollar index is 80 higher. Energies are lower with crude down $1.80. Livestock trade is firmer. Precious metals are mixed.

CORN

Corn futures are 1 higher in the May to 8 higher in new crop at midday. Trade is near the daily highs. Wet, cool weather and low planting progress numbers on Monday has sellers in corn backing off. The ethanol number this morning was lower than ...

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