NEWS
DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Mon Jan 6, 2014 11:20 AM CST
General Comments

The U.S. stock markets are lower with the Dow down 50. The interest rate products are lower. The dollar index is 17 lower. Energies are mixed with crude down $0.30. Livestock trade is mixed. Precious metals are higher with gold up $2.

CORN

Corn trade is flat to 2 higher at midday with support from neutral to firmer outside markets. March contract chart resistance remains at $4.29, the 20-day moving average, and support is now at $4.17. Basis should stay sideways to soft if futures trade is firm to start the week. Ethanol blender margins were pressure by ...

Quick View
  • Prepping for a Pest USDA has released a new set of pest response guidelines for Helicoverpa armigera, the voracious g...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
Related News Stories
DTN Closing Grain Comments
DTN's Quick Takes
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
DTN Technically Speaking Blog
Technically Speaking Blog
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
DTN Early Word Grains
Groups Want Terminal Reopened
DTN Closing Grain Comments