Quiet markets get ready for USDA

Quiet markets get ready for USDA

Weaker Chinese import data keeps mood nervous

Grain markets are mixed overnight, with soybeans higher, corn steady and wheat lower, with Friday's trends still in place as trading gets going this week. While the big story this week in the ag sector should be Tuesday's USDA reports, Wall Street is still focused on China and the Federal Reserve.

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Weaker Chinese import data keeps mood nervous

Bryce Knorr, Senior Market Analyst, Farm Futures, first joined Farm Progress Cos. in 1987. In addition to analyzing and writing about the commodity markets, he is a former future introducing broker and is a registered Commodity Trading Advisor. He conducts Farm Futures exclusive surveys on acreage, production and management issues and is one of the analysts regularly contracted by business wire services before major USDA crop reports. Besides the Morning Market Review on FarmFutures.com, he writes weekly reviews for key commodities and crop inputs. A journalist with 38 years of experience, he received the Master Writers Award from the American Agricultural Editors Association.

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