DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Thu Sep 18, 2014 11:17 AM CDT
General Comments

The U.S. stock market indices are higher with the Dow up 90. The interest rate products are mostly higher. The dollar index is 2 lower. Energies are lower with crude down $0.80. Livestock trade is lower. Precious metals are lower with gold down $9.00.


Corn trade is 1 to 3 cents lower in quiet trade at midday. Weather remains a non-issue with the extended forecast turning mostly warmer. Ethanol producers have been heavily selling/hedging future production margins. This may have actually supported corn yesterday with hedgers buying corn along with the selling of ethanol. Ethanol is now ...

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