DTN's Quick Takes

Periodic Updates on the Grains, Livestock Futures Markets

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OMAHA (DTN) -- December corn is up 1 1/2 cents per bushel, November soybeans are up 8 cents, December KC wheat is down 2 3/4 cents, December Chicago wheat is down 3 1/2 cents and September Minneapolis wheat is down 1 cent. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 231.49 points and October crude oil is up $0.77 per barrel. The U.S. dollar index is up 0.020 and December gold is down $3.10 per ounce. Soybeans are up as on fears that delayed maturity of the crop could lead to issues. Wheat markets are failing to stimulate demand as EU and Black Sea markets are also sagging.