DTN Closing Grain Comments
Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Thu Dec 6, 2012 02:23 PM CST

General Comments:

Corn closed 6 1/4 cents lower in the March and 5 1/2 lower in the May. Soybeans closed 12 cents higher in the January and 12 1/4 cents higher in the March. Wheat closed 2 cents higher in the March Chicago, 4 1/4 cents higher in the March Kansas City, and 3 cents higher in the March Minneapolis. The U.S. dollar index is 0.501 higher at 80.275. February gold is $5.80 higher at $1,699.60 while March silver is $.098 higher and March copper is $.0425 lower. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is 21 points higher at 13,056. January ...

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