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Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Fri Nov 30, 2012 06:17 AM CST

One thing about markets, for better or for worse, is that there is an old saying for almost every occasion. "Bulls become steers," "Hogs get slaughtered," "Rain makes grain," and "Buy the rumor, sell the fact" are as familiar to those in commodities as the back of their hands (the latter was actually proven in a recent episode of "Mythbusters.")

Yet, not all well-known market sayings actually hold true all the time. Sometimes reality steps in and supersedes theory. Such could be the case this coming year in corn and soybeans with regard to the timeless classic saying, "Short crop, ...

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