NEWS
DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:54 AM CDT
General Comments

The U.S. stock markets are firmer with the Dow futures up 70. The interest rate products are lower. The dollar index is 30 lower. Energies are firmer with crude up $1.20. Livestock trade is mixed. Precious metals are higher with gold up $18.

CORN

Corn trade is 25 to 30 higher at midday, with the slow pace of fieldwork expected in the next few days adding premium back in to start the week. Planting progress is expected to be in the 8%-12% range this afternoon, with some progress the next few days before the next cold front moves ...

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