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Corn, soybeans lower as election jitters overhang markets

Federal Reserve announcement, harvest add to the unrest. (audio)

November 2, 2016

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Corn and soybean markets are lower today, while winter wheat is trying to hold onto thin gains.
The Federal Reserve will making a statement later today after its two-day meeting. While a rate increase Is not expected today, the statement may provide clues as to when an increase will occur.
Crude oil markets are lower after a surprising increase in weekly stocks.

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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