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Overnight trading saw quiet consolidation as traders made final preparations for today’s USDA reports. There was little outside news to spark much movement, except for hot/dry weather in France keeping wheat prices slightly higher and better U.S. weather forecasts pressuring corn. The day session featured timid trade ahead of the reports’ release but a massive reaction on incredibly heavy volume afterward. Simply put, funds were heavily on the wrong side of the acreage figure and quickly worked to get in line with USDA’s forecast. Over 400,000 contracts of December corn changed hands today as funds quickly exited long positions and attempted to get short. That activity sent corn and wheat futures sharply lower, while soyb...

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