NEWS
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Thu Feb 28, 2013 03:39 PM CST

OUTSIDE MARKETS

Canada's TSX is trading up 46.82 points at 12,779.82, following the lead of strong U.S. markets. Both the S%P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average are in range of record levels. The Canadian dollar is currently 64 basis points lower at $.9703 CAD/U.S. dollar, largely due to pressure on the metal and energy markets. The U.S. dollar is .333 higher, pressuring commodities in Thursday's market. Gold is $18.40 lower at $1,577.30/ounce. Crude oil is $.90 lower at $91.86/barrel, while Brent crude is $.79 lower at $111.08/barrel. Reports from the U.S. show 2012 oil production in that country ...

Quick View
  • Stay on Top of SDS The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields acr...
  • Cattle Market There may be a little less bull in this fall's calf market, but the fundamentals still spell oppo...
  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Cash Rent Reset - 1 With sub-$4 corn forecast for multiple years, growers need to make a preemptive strike on their 2...
  • Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opin...
  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
  • Senior Partners - 5 This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer anot...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl CPA Andy Biebl answers readers' questions on depreciation recapture, defining a "true" lease and ...
  • Ask the Vet Does my calf have a hernia and is it repairable?
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
Weekly Corn, Wheat Exports Bearish
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments