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AM Outlook - Upward Calls

GOOD MORNING, Prices performed well yesterday considering the negative comments for trade negotiations, as Trump states that talks with China may extend well into 2020.  Not taking it lightly was the stock market, as the Dow dove over 400 pts. but came back for a close that was not as bad as midday price action.  Sold out conditions and baked in negative rhetoric allowed prices in the soy complex to tread water along the bottom of recent trading ranges.  This morning, China's chief diplomat stated that both the US and China must increase "strategic communications" and work towards a consensus.  Beans are higher, continuing a small recovery bounce along with products. As for corn, prices have consistently started to "ac...

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