NEWS
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Mon Feb 4, 2013 03:28 PM CST

OUTSIDE MARKETS

Canada's TSX market is following the lead of the U.S. market, currently down 51.41 points to 12,717.42. The Dow is currently 80 points lower. The Canadian dollar is 10 basis points lower at $1.0010 CAD/U.S. dollar, while the U.S. dollar has rallied .435 to 79.570. Gold is up $4 to $1,673.40/ounce. Crude oil is $1.51 lower at $96.25/barrel, while Brent crude is $115.59 or $1.17/barrel lower.

CORN

Export inspections for U.S. corn were reported as bearish and 23% below the level required to meet USDA's annual target. The market did not take to this well, and combined with ...

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