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DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Wed Jan 30, 2013 03:33 PM CST

OUTSIDE MARKETS

The Canadian TSX is currently trading at 12,797.42, down 33.14 points. The U.S. economic data was mixed Wednesday. Private sector jobs were announced higher than expected. At the same time, the U.S. economy fell by a 0.1% annualized rate in the fourth quarter of 2012, its first contraction since the recession in 2007-2009. Growth was 3.1% in the third quarter, while 2.2% for the entire year. The Canadian dollar is 6 basis points higher at $.9972 CAD/U.S. dollar, while the U.S. dollar is 0.309 lower at 79.315. Gold responded to the weaker growth numbers and expectations that the ...

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