DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Mon Jul 8, 2013 11:30 AM CDT
General Comments

The U.S. stock market indices are higher with the DOW futures up 80. The interest rate products are lower. The dollar index is 25 lower. Energies are flat with crude down 0.17. Livestock trade is mixed. Precious metals are higher with gold up $20.


Corn trade is 4 to 8 higher with support from short covering and export demand. Weather continues to look mostly good for the near term, which will limit gains in the near term. Crop conditions this afternoon are expected to be steady to showing slight improvement. Export inspections slipped to 8.2 million bushels. ...

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