DTN Midday Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Mon Dec 24, 2012 11:51 AM CST


CORN: Unchanged
SOYBEANS: 9 Higher
SOYBEAN MEAL: $1.00 Higher
LIVE CATTLE: $0.32 Lower
DOW JONES: 53 Points Lower
NASDAQ: 10 Points Lower
CRUDE OIL: $0.09 Lower

Midday Market Update:

Trading activity was expected to be thin today with markets closing early. This can magnify movement easily with aggressive buying or selling finding limited bids or offers. However, trading activity has been fairly active considering the short day just before a holiday. Block price remained steady at $1.74 with no activity. Barrel price closed steady, but first a load traded a penny higher before it was offered back ...

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