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    West Texas Intermediate futures on the New York Mercantile Exchange advanced and products moved mixed in late morning trade Wednesday in reaction to government data from U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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    Stocks edged lower in morning trading on Wall Street Wednesday as investors reviewed the latest batch of quarterly earnings reports and wait for a policy update from the Federal Reserve.

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    Iran's supreme leader on Wednesday called the U.S. "stubborn" in stalled nuclear talks in Vienna for discussing Tehran's missiles and regional influence, likely signaling challenges ahead in efforts to revive its tattered atomic accord with world powers.

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Washington Insider -- Wednesday

What DTN Is Watching

The latest weather forecasts remain the main attention for grain traders. The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventories report is due out at 9:30 a.m. CDT Wednesday. The Federal Reserve's two-day meeting will likely keep the federal funds target unchanged and concludes with an announcement at 1 p.m. CDT. The Wheat Quality Council's spring wheat tour moves to day two after estimating a yield of 29.5 bushels an acre on day one.

Weather

Hot temperatures continue for another day but a cold front moving through the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest will send temperatures down closer to normal Thursday. This front will also produce some strong to severe thunderstorms across the Upper Midwest that could be damaging.

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