DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Tue Aug 5, 2014 11:21 AM CDT
General Comments

The U.S. stock market indices are lower with the Dow down 50. The interest rate products are higher. The dollar index is 25 higher. Energies are mixed with crude oil down $0.80. Livestock trade is mixed with hogs lower and cattle mostly higher. Precious metals are lower with gold down $4.


Corn trade is 3 to 4 cents lower at midday with a wetter forecast emerging overnight and lightly negative outside markets. Basis and ethanol margins remained stable to start the week. The weekly crop progress report listed 90% of the crop silking versus the 88% average ...

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