DTN Grain Close: Rattled Investors Pressure Markets Lower

    December corn closed down 5 1/2 cents and November soybeans were down 21 1/2 cents, pressured by the anticipation of harvest and bearish market influence from liquidity problems in China. December soybean oil posted the largest percentage loss among grain-related contracts, finishing down 1.39 cent at its lowest close in three months.

    GENERAL COMMENTS:

    December corn closed down 5 1/2 cents and March corn was down 4 1/2 cents. November soybeans closed down 21 1/2 cents and March soybeans were down 21 cents. December KC wheat closed down 13 cents, December Chicago wheat was down 8 cents and December Minneapolis wheat was down 6 1/2 cents.

    The December U.S. Dollar Index is trading up 0.08 at 93.26. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down 851.0 points at 33,733.88. December gold is up $10.70 at $1,762.10, December silver is down $0.18 at $22.16 and December copper is down $0.1415. November crude oil is down $1.87 at $70.10, November heating oil is down $0.0558, November RBOB gasoline is down $0.0603 and November natural gas is down $0.124.

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