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DTN Midday Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Fri Dec 21, 2012 12:58 PM CST

OUTSIDE MARKETS SUMMARY:

CORN: 6 Higher
SOYBEANS: 10 Higher
SOYBEAN MEAL: $4.20 Higher
LIVE CATTLE: $0.15 Higher
DOW JONES: 70 Points Lower
NASDAQ: 47 Points Lower
CRUDE OIL: $1.40 Higher

Midday Market Update:

Class III futures are mixed with contracts ranging from 4 cents lower to 6 cents higher. Volume is lighter as the week progresses. Traders are looking forward to the November "Cold Storage' report to be released Thursday afternoon. Friday will likely see very limited traded and likely limited price movement unless cash prices move substantially. Block price remained steady at $1.56 1/4 with no trades and an ...

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