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PM Post - Sideways Leads to Lower

Note: There will be no Technical Perspectives report tomorrow and Friday, 28-29 November. The next edition will be on Monday, 2 December. THE OPEN Jan beans:  1 3/4 higher Jan meal:  1.00 higher Jan soyoil:  8 higher March corn:  1/4 lower March wheat:  1 higher The markets opened as called with tentative price action at best at the start of a slow volume day.  Corn resumed its challenge of recent support, eventually making new lows, as soyoil consolidates its move.  Wheat prices broke lower after the recent run-up as some unwinding of this week's buy wheat/sell bean trade occurred.  Volumes were light as expected with funds coming out as net sellers of grains, buyers of soyoil against meal. S...

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