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THE OPEN November beans:  1/2 lower December meal:  .30 higher December soyoil:  6 lower September corn:  3 1/4 higher September wheat:  3 higher Prices opened on a mixed note today, with buying in oilshare and more position - evening in grains.   Buy grains/sell soy was the opening morning trade, which pushed the meal chart to new ctr lows and soyoil charts into price stability.  Beans appeared to see liquidation in front of tomorrow's USDA report.   At 10:00 export inspections were released as follows: beans:  324,512 mt vs. 255,810 mt week ago wheat:  515,359 mt vs. 686,036 mt week ago corn:    1,234,690 mt vs. 1,295,845 mt week ago Inspections were neutral...

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