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DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Wed Apr 3, 2013 03:44 PM CDT

Outside Markets

A private forecaster in the U.S. has released data showing a lower than expected job growth in the U.S. which negatively impacted markets Wednesday. The TSX has recovered slightly, but remains 239.32 points lower in Wednesday's trade. This is a third day of losses, with most sectors under pressure. The Canadian dollar is 4 basis points higher at $.9842 CAD/U.S. dollar. The U.S. dollar is .257 lower at 82.835. Gold is $18.90 lower at $1,556.90/ounce. Nearby chart support is at $1,545, while little support remains between that level and $1,500. U.S. data released this morning showed crude oil ...

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