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Grain and soy prices were mostly lower overnight, although not greatly so considering the general strength across the board yesterday. The day session was dominated by whichever way the China trade winds seemed to be blowing. There were optimistic tweets from President Trump that a deal with China could be reached. However, word that trade hawk Peter Navarro would attend the dinner between Trump and President Xi was viewed negatively and will probably be seen that way by the Chinese. The point is that there are enough conflicting “straws in the wind” floating around to make it impossible to draw firm conclusions in either direction. Markets will be closed as the two presidents sit down Friday evening. However, trading Sunday nig...

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