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Futures drift ahead of uncertain weekend

More snow keeps harvest slow while traders await news on exports. (Video report)

Attempts to rally the grain market overnight fell flat as trading shifted from Asia to Europe, reflecting an uncertain mood headed into the weekend. Conflicting news on trade talks with China continue to roil stock markets around the world with the Brexit drama testing the government of British Prime Minister Theresa May. Another snow storm is moving through the Dakotas today, providing more headwinds for the slow harvest as traders wait for more news on exports today.

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Bryce Knorr first joined Farm Futures Magazine in 1987. In addition to analyzing and writing about the commodity markets, he is a former futures 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 Call on www.FarmFutures.com he writes weekly reviews for corn, soybeans, and wheat that include selling price targets, charts and seasonal trends. His other weekly reviews on basis, energy, fertilizer and financial markets and feature price forecasts for key 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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