NEWS
Jerry Gulke DTN Columnist
Mon Mar 18, 2013 06:19 AM CDT

Some interesting trading patterns have evolved since the March USDA Supply and Demand Report. The corn market has strengthened since the USDA in that report used a drop in exports and increase in imports to increase feed demand. This suggests the market still has a rationing task to accomplish in USDA's view.

March expired at $7.32 3/4 Thursday after trading as high as $7.48 3/4, which was the highest the contract had reached since early December. This could suggest May futures might exhibit volatile strength and inverse to July should USDA's March 28 Stocks Report prove supplies might be more ...

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