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THE OPEN Jan beans:  3 1/2 higher Dec meal:  .70 higher Dec soyoil:  33 higher Dec corn:  1 1/4 higher Dec wheat:  steady Prices traded higher on the day extending gains after the open.  The feature of the day turned out to be more short-covering in corn after some key lows were reached yesterday.  Beans were firm, but later buy corn/sell bean trade (unwinding prev. spreads) benefited corn more than beans.  Ideas that the latest break turned beans, corn, and wheat into more competitive territory helped to underpin prices as well.  Export sales on Thursday may show a better pace for corn and wheat.  December options will expire on Friday.  SOY The soy complex opened higher toda...

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Mar 20 Corn closed at $3.7675/bushel, up $0 from yesterday's close.  Mar 20 Wheat closed at $5.245/bushel, up $0.0075 from yesterday's close.  Jan 20 Soybeans closed at $8.895/bushel, up $0.0525 from yesterday's close.  Jan 20 Soymeal closed at $299.3/short ton, down $2.2 from ye...

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