NEWS
DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Thu Apr 24, 2014 11:17 AM CDT
General Comments

The U.S. stock market indices are lower with the Dow futures down 131. The interest rate products are lower. The dollar index is 7 lower. Energies are lower with crude down 1.10. Livestock trade is mixed. Precious metals are higher with gold up $10.

CORN

Corn trade is 4 to 6 higher at midday with a wetter weather forecast for much of the Corn Belt; this has the market adding some weather premium to the trade. If the forecast confirms it should lead to limited planting progress on our afternoon report on Monday. Ethanol margins and basis both ...

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