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PM Post - Corn and Wheat Defensive

THE OPEN November beans: 5 lower Dec meal:  1.30 lower Dec soyoil:  11 lower Sep. corn:  1/2 higher Sep wheat:  14 lower The markets opened as called with more weakness noted across the board.  Wheat prices quickly headed downward to set new lows.  Buy corn/sell bean and wheat trade were noted throughout the session.  China remains on holiday until next Monday, but they are probably looking at bean prices as values head lower.  Good weather and negative outside markets exerted further downside pressure.  Movement remained very quiet with farmers holding tight as funds extended sales.   SOY The soy complex opened into weaker trade as funds may be short beans, meal, and soyoil f...

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Dec 20 Corn closed at $3.365/bushel, down $0.0825 from yesterday's close.  Sep 20 Wheat closed at $5.2475/bushel, down $0.0925 from yesterday's close.  Nov 20 Soybeans closed at $8.7525/bushel, down $0.155 from yesterday's close.  Dec 20 Soymeal closed at $291.7/short ton, down $...

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