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DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
Elaine Kub Contributing Analyst
Fri Jan 18, 2013 08:34 AM CST

8:30 a.m. CME Globex:Corn 3 1/4 higher, Soybeans 1 1/4 lower, Wheat 1 1/4 higher. Jitters in the livestock markets haven't really affected the feed markets Friday morning, and grain and oilseed futures may end the week with consolidating prices.

Other Market:

Dow Jones: Lower
U.S. Dollar Index: Higher
Gold: Higher
Crude Oil: Lower

Corn:

The cattle markets are still down Friday morning after dropping to six-month lows Thursday on news that Cargill was idling a packing plant in Plainview, Texas. It's important to note, however, that the packer's profitability was challenged by a lack of fat cattle supply due ...

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