NEWS
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Mary Kennedy DTN Basis Analyst
Thu Dec 26, 2013 04:51 PM CST

Spot ethanol futures gained on corn closing nearly unchanged with the deferred months closing slightly lower. January closed at $1.94 and February was fractionally lower at $1.79 per gallon. The EIA ethanol production and stocks report normally scheduled for Wednesday will not be released until Friday due to the Christmas holiday.

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