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Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Fri Jan 4, 2013 11:46 AM CST

As I've mentioned many times before, I keep on my desk a dictionary I received as a senior in high school decades ago. I find it difficult to write my weekly column, or some of my other analysis, without consulting it at least once. This time around it has to do with the simple word "trend." The actual definition is interesting to consider from an analytical point of view with the January USDA reports just around the corner next Friday.

The definition of trend: 1. A direction of movement, course. 2. A general inclination or tendency.

Both of these should ...

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