David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Mon Sep 30, 2013 10:59 AM CDT
General Comments

U.S. stock markets are lower with Dow futures down 90. Interest rate products are higher. The dollar index is 35 lower. Energies are soft with crude down $1.10. Livestock trade is mostly lower. Precious metals are mixed with gold down $8.


Corn futures are narrowly mixed in pre-report trade. Some strength was seen earlier in the session but has since faded. Outside markets are neutral to negative. The December chart support remains at the $4.45 3/4 contract low, with resistance at the 20-day, which is now down to $4.61 1/2. For this morning's report, the average September ...

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