DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Thu Jul 2, 2015 11:26 AM CDT

General Comments

U.S. stock markets are lower with the Dow index down 20 points. Interest rate products are lower. The dollar index is 29 points higher. Energies are higher with crude up $.80. Livestock trade is mixed. Precious metals are mixed with gold down $6.


Corn futures are 4 to 6 cents higher at midday with short-covering and trend buying seen ahead of the long Fourth of July weekend. Ethanol margins are under pressure for producers and blenders with firmer corn, ethanol, and weaker crude oil prices, but this is increasing DDG values. Now that we held on ...

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