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Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Thu Oct 30, 2014 11:10 AM CDT

We haven't seen many limit up or limit down moves in the grain markets lately, even after USDA reports. The record corn and soybean harvests are a supply factor that's hard to outweigh. And as prices have fallen, so shall the daily futures price limit.

Last May, CME group put a new policy into place governing the daily price limits on grain and oilseed futures contracts. The new methodology allows the price limits -- how much a futures contract can move up or down during a trading day -- to shrink when market prices fall and rise when prices climb.

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