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Kub's Den
Elaine Kub Contributing Analyst
Wed May 1, 2013 07:58 AM CDT

From first notice day to the last day of a grain futures contract's trading upon this earth (its expiration date) DTN's analysts faithfully report the grain market's delivery intentions to you in their morning commentary. "On Tuesday, there were 604 deliveries of Chicago wheat, 10 deliveries of K.C. wheat, and none for Minneapolis wheat." But I suspect your eyes, like my eyes, frequently just glance past that sentence and don't give it a lot of thought. We should probably be paying more attention. The timing of a contract's delivery season may have predictive power over when to expect upcoming market ...

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