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Technical Views - Some Testing, Some Rallies

SPREADS March crush firms to 1.06c/bu while oilshare trades back over 34.0% to 34.11%.   Dec/March continues to widen trading back out to 9 3/4c. March/May corn trades from 5 1/2c to 6c.   March wheat/corn trades form 1.49c up to 1.51 1/2c.  Jan/March beans still a fairly wide 14 1/4c to 14 1/2c trade, while March/May trades from 14 1/2c to 15c.   PALM OIL Feb. closed up 43 ringgits, with cash offers up $5.00.  Malaysian palm oil stocks dropped 5.7% in Nov as production was 10% lower on the month.  Stocks are at a 16-month low.  Poll of analysts expect the Malaysian Palm Oil Board data to be released on Dec 10 to estimate end of Nov palm oil stockpiles at 2.22 mmt, down 5.7% from the prev...

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