NEWS
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Thu May 22, 2014 03:51 PM CDT

Outside Markets

In midday trade, the TSX is 71 points higher at 14,720 following gains in the U.S. markets and positive earnings reported from two of Canada's banks. Support is also noted as a result of a surprise in China's Purchase Managers' Index, reported at 49.7 as compared to the 48.3 that was expected. April's reading was 48.1. Anything under 50 represents a contraction in the economy. The Canadian dollar is 17 basis points higher at $.9172 CAD/USD. Gold is $7 higher at $1,295.10/ounce. Crude oil is 41 cents lower at $103.66/barrel while Brent crude is 33 cents lower at ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner Researchers have developed GE wheat that yields far better under hot conditions, a wheat gene is ...
  • The Attraction of Youth Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poo...
  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
  • Fines for Fringe Benefits A little-noticed rule in the Affordable Care Act could impose huge penalties on small business. I...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Beef Checkoff Effort Resumes Members of the eight organizations comprising the Beef Checkoff Enhancement Working Group were se...
  • Ag and Environment Outlook Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the propos...
  • Surgery on Plastics Dharma Kodali's goal is to insert soybean oil in the basic ingredient list for PVC plastics.
  • Ask the Vet How should I treat a cow with a swelling on her flank?
Related News Stories
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
DTN's Grain Quick Takes
DTN Daily Basis Comments
Ag Canada Sees Larger 2015-16 Crops
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Weekly Grain Exports Mixed
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
Fundamentally Speaking