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  • Stocks Turn Choppy in Morning Trade

    Stocks wobbled between small gains and losses in morning trading on Wall Street Wednesday as losses for some big technology stocks blunted gains elsewhere in the market.

  • Rockies Winter Starts With a Whimper

    DENVER (AP) -- Denver's winter has started with a whimper, and the parched mountains to the west aren't faring much better.

  • Michigan Attorney General to Review Oxford School Shooting

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan's attorney general said Tuesday her office will review events that occurred before the mass shooting that left four students dead at Oxford High School, despite the district's rejection of her offer to be its third-party investigator.

  • Australia Joins US in Beijing Boycott

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Wednesday that Australia will join the U.S. in a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Games over human rights concerns.

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What DTN Is Watching

Wednesday is a slow day for government reports, with only the Jobs Opening report out early. We will also be watching for the rumored EPA release of biofuel mandates, and for any new soybean or corn purchases by China, which have been widely rumored.


A system in the Southeast is producing some rain and will gather some snow showers in the Northeast later in the day. Another system is making its way into the Canadian Prairies, producing some snows. And there are still some residual rain showers in California. But the middle of the country is rather dry for the day, which continues to be unfavorable for winter wheat in the Southern Plains.

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