NEWS
DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Fri Aug 16, 2013 11:21 AM CDT
General Comments

The U.S. stock markets are flat with the Dow futures up 6. The interest rate products are higher. The dollar index is 17 higher. Energies are firmer with crude up 0.70. Livestock trade is mostly lower. Precious metals are higher with gold up $5.

CORN

Corn trade is 9 to 12 lower at midday with some profit taking surfacing after yesterday's bounce with bearish sentiment still in control. Outside markets are fairly neutral for the moment. The weather forecast is pretty open in the near term, with a warming trend for the beginning of next week which will ...

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