NEWS
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Thu Feb 7, 2013 03:33 PM CST

OUTSIDE MARKETS

The TSX is currently 20.5 points lower at 12,741.09 as a result of pressure on commodities today and mixed earnings reports. The Canadian dollar is 22 basis points lower, at $1.0008 CAD/U.S. dollar. The U.S. dollar is .508 higher at 80.275, weighing on commodity prices. April gold is $7.10 lower at $1,671.70/ounce. Crude oil is 79 cents lower at $95.83/barrel, while Brent crude is 57 cents higher at $117.30. The Western Canadian Select Crude discount has narrowed to $27.99/barrel.

CORN

Weekly export sales came in at the lower end of the range of estimates and were below the ...

Quick View
  • Enlist Cotton Approved USDA has made its final decision to deregulate Dow AgroScience's Enlist cotton trait, which means...
  • Market Moves Weaning and preconditioning top the list of aggravating and expensive chores for most ranchers. C...
  • Ask The Mechanic Ask the Mechanic answers the question about how VW and German engineering was able to get by with...
  • Senior Partners - 4 Except for family sales, seller financing virtually vanished after the farm crisis of the 1980s w...
  • PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought In addition to problems with the Northwestern wheat crop, cattle are also being adversely affecte...
  • RFS Deadline Nears With the deadline to file comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes to strike at m...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business Agendas don't always lead to immediate decisions, but can still cement your family unity.
  • Multi-Year Losses Spur Concern The recent price rally offered growers a welcome opportunity to price 2014 and 2015 crops, but it...
  • Ask the Vet The vet says my calf had Mannheimia. What is that?
Related News Stories
DTN Daily Basis Comments
DTN's Grain Quick Takes
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
DTN Daily Basis Comments
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Weekly Grain Export Sales Neutral
Right on Time