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  • US Stocks Snap Back Monday

    Stocks rebounded on Wall Street Monday, clawing back most of their sharp loss from last week.

  • US Stocks Open Higher Monday

    Stocks were posting solid gains in early trading Monday, following the market's steep declines the previous week. Bank and industrial companies, which were hit hard last week, were among the biggest gainers.

  • US Envoy Hopes N. Korea Responds Positively on Offered Talks

    President Joe Biden's special envoy for North Korea said Monday he hopes to see a positive reaction from the North soon on U.S. offers for talks after North Korea's leader ordered officials to prepare for both dialogue and...

  • Iran's President-Elect Says He Won't Meet With Biden

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Iran's president-elect said Monday he wouldn't meet with President Joe Biden nor negotiate over Tehran's ballistic missile program and its support of regional militias, sticking to a hard-line position...

  • Far Right Falters as Conservatives Lead French Regional Vote

    PARIS (AP) -- Marine Le Pen's far-right party stumbled, French President Emmanuel Macron's centrists crashed and incumbent conservatives surged ahead in the first round of regional elections Sunday that were dominated by security...

  • Tornado Sweeps Through Suburban Chicago, Causing Damage

    CHICAGO (AP) -- A radar-confirmed tornado swept through suburban Chicago, damaging homes, toppling trees, knocking out power and causing some injuries, officials said.

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Washington Insider-- Monday

South America Calling

Soil moisture across the main growing regions in Argentina are quite good as winter wheat planting gets into full swing. (USDA FAS image)

What DTN Is Watching

No doubt, traders will be hawking the latest weather forecasts Sunday evening and Monday morning and may pause at 8 a.m. CDT to see if USDA has an export sale announcement. USDA's weekly grain export inspections are due out at 10 a.m. CDT, followed by Crop Progress at 3 p.m. Given the hot and mostly dry past seven days, USDA's crop condition ratings are expected to be lower Monday. The CFTC's Commitments of Traders report will also be released Monday afternoon.

Weather

Rains from a system over the weekend will continue to develop along a front from the Southern Plains to the eastern Midwest and continue to push southeast through the day. The rain has likely produced some delays to the winter wheat harvest. Temperatures have fallen below normal behind this system and will ease drought stress for a couple of days before temperatures rise again.

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