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  1. The 2016 Outlook for Wheat and Oat Futures

    Oats futures shows greater upside potential than wheat futures in 2016.
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    Crude oil leads the pack as the most liquid commodity futures market, followed by ...
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    Tape readers interpret complex background data during the market day to gain a definable ...
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