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Closing Bell Wrap-Up

Grain and oilseeds did little ahead of tomorrow’s massively important WASDE while cattle futures closed lower on lack of cash market support. Hog futures hit limit highs which will likely pull in additional support later this week.  The weekly Export Sales report from USDA was neutral corn and soybeans while slightly bearish wheat. The report was “slightly” bearish wheat because, despite exports being down 38 percent YTD, it is very early in a wheat marketing year that is sure to be back-loaded with exports.  With only a few weeks left in the corn and soybean marketing years, it looks like 2017/18 exports will miss USDA’s projections. WPI’s forecast suggests soybean exports will fall 3 percent s...

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