NEWS
DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Thu Oct 30, 2014 11:04 AM CDT
General Comments

The U.S. stock market indices are mixed with the Dow up 120. The interest rate products are lower. The dollar index is 16 higher. Energies are lower with crude down $1.40. Livestock trade is mostly higher. Precious metals are lower with gold down $28.

CORN

Corn trade is flat to 2 lower at midday after touching the $3.81 August high on the overnight trade. Outside markets are negative with a firmer dollar and weaker crude oil. We have made a 30% retracement of the May-October market decline with a 40% retracement at $3.98. This range is a typical ...

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