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Ethanol Blog
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Dec 13, 2013 03:05 PM CST

Front-month ethanol futures which posted gains of nearly 30 cents per gallon the first week in December have given back the lion's share of this support by the end of trade Friday. January ethanol futures fell 25 cents per gallon in the last three trading sessions. This accounted for a weekly market loss of 23.8 cents per gallon.

As aggressively as markets surged higher the first week of December based on potential futures demand and supply tightness, traders liquidated front-month contracts nearly as fast. Ethanol production continues to climb through early December as corn prices are hovering around the $4 ...

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