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Todd Hultman DTN Grains Analyst
Tue Sep 1, 2015 06:41 AM CDT

A week ago Monday as China's stock market was falling 9% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped over 1,000 points, one of the business news channels ran a "Breaking News" headline that cited "massive" losses. Another news ribbon told us that this was the largest three-day loss in stock market history. Not surprisingly, a sense of panic also spread to commodities, especially the ones most dependent on demand from China -- copper, crude oil and soybeans.

Days like Aug. 24 are never pleasant. I have seen several of them -- Oct. 19, 1987, standing out as the most unnerving ...

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