NEWS
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Thu Dec 12, 2013 03:32 PM CST

MARKET SUMMARY

Corn closed 3 to 5 1/4 lower; HRS wheat ended 3 to 6 1/4 lower; soybeans closed 13 1/2 to 20 1/4 lower; canola finished $9.80 to $10.60/mt lower.

OUTSIDE MARKETS

Equity markets are trading down Thursday, with the TSX down 4 points to 13,127 as markets grow increasingly nervous over the possibility of a tapering of U.S. stimulus spending. Richard Fisher, president of the Dallas Federal Reserve, told DTN's Ag Summit this week he is whole-heartedly in line with the notion of reducing the funds thrown at the market to stimulate economic activity, now totaling $85 billion ...

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