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Technical Views - Mixed Ahead of Report

SPREADS Sep/Dec corn spreads continue to have heavy volume, with nearly 80K traded Monday, and is trading from 12 1/4c to 12 1/2c today.  The spread traded out to 13c before encountering short-covering activity.  Short-covering was noted in corn yesterday, with September open interest declining by 31,196 contracts, while March picked up 12,656 new contracts.  Bean spreads remain fairly quiet with Sep/Nov trading from 2 1/4c to 3 1/4c carry.  Sep/Dec meal spreads are slightly narrower trading into $4.80 from $5.40.   PALM OIL Prices gained on Tuesday after data showed that Malaysia's July exports grew 20% on the year to hit a record high of 1.78 mmt according to CGS-CIMB.  Cash offers for RDB palm and ol...

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Dec 20 Corn closed at $3.785/bushel, up $0.0325 from yesterday's close.  Dec 20 Wheat closed at $5.75/bushel, up $0.1875 from yesterday's close.  Nov 20 Soybeans closed at $10.435/bushel, up $0.15 from yesterday's close.  Dec 20 Soymeal closed at $342.1/short ton, up $6.8 from ye...

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