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PM Post - Some Profit-taking but Bullish

THE OPEN May beans:  22 higher May meal:  4.40 higher May soyoil:  72 higher May corn:  4 higher May wheat:  3 1/2 lower The markets opened as called with the soy complex quickly tacking on gains with sharply higher trade.  New money flows and technical buying activity was noted for beans and soyoil, with November beans and Dec corn once again trading to new contract highs.    Technical buying activity was noted for spreads as well, which were also firmer out of the gate.   Harvest remains slow in Brazil, with stories of quality issues.  According to a survey conducted by Brazil's Safras & Mercado, the schedule of bean export shipments was an estimated 6.45 mmt in Feb., vs. 6...

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