Sharply lower dollar supports commodity and equity markets

Sharply lower dollar supports commodity and equity markets

Wheat markets buck trend and move lower as crop should survive cold (audio)

Corn futures hold near unchanged, while soybean have modest gains as support from the lower dollar is being countered by ample world supplies..

Wheat markets are lower as export sales missed forecasts and a weekend cold snap is not expected to hurt the crop.  

Listen to the report using the audio link on this page.

Farm Futures Senior Editor Bob Burgdorfer comes to Penton Farm Progress with experience as a reporter covering grain markets and other global news with Reuters, Inc. A journalism graduate from Kansas State University, Bob has also worked at daily newspapers and Knight-Ridder as a commodity reporter, covering grains and livestock. He has earned five writing awards for his coverage of Mad Cow Disease, immigration issues and other international breaking news stories.

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