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DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
Elaine Kub Contributing Analyst
Thu Dec 12, 2013 07:59 AM CST

Morning CME Globex Update:Corn 3/4 lower, Soybeans 1 1/2 higher, Wheat 1/4 lower. The U.S. dollar is higher Thursday morning and most commodity markets have a somewhat bearish tone, grains being no exception. Corn's and soybeans' losses are very mild while trading activity is slow in the last month of the year.

Other Markets:

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

Corn:December can sometimes be a time of volatility for the grain futures markets as funds unwind their positions before the end of the year. But volatility hasn't been a hallmark of corn trade yet ...

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