Cool temperatures aren't doing delayed corn and soybean crops any favors, but a frost/freeze has yet to make its way into the forecast. As a result, traders are sitting on their hands.
Meanwhile, U.S./China relations have shifted to more of a conciliatory tone, but that situation has been volatile and U.S. tariffs will take effect over the weekend. Also of note, the U.S. and Japan have reached an agreement on trade.
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