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·         Money is flowing back into the broader commodity complex as the dollar comes off this morning’s highs while stocks are higher since Fed Reserve Chair Yellen spoke.

·         Fed Reserve Chair Yellen says the economy continues to grow, adding home prices are rebounding, and job markets are improving despite the sluggish wage growth.  Comments were made that interest rates should not increase too soon or that would undermine the recovery. 

·         Meal is up over $9 and soybeans are up 23 cents due to truckers still blocking numerous highways in Brazil, slowing movement of grain.

·         Corn futures are up 4 cents following soybeans today.

·         Wheat is up 3 cents well off its highs after failing to see follow through buying due to expensive wheat compared to the global market.

·         Live cattle futures are 5 to 30 cents lower but well off their lows after reaching its lowest price since May of 2014.

·         Feeder cattle are down 60-90 cents on weaker fat cattle and stronger corn prices.

·         Lean hog futures are 30 to 70 higher on short-covering on ideas of a possible seasonal bottom.


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