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Market to Market July 11, 2014 (#3946)

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Summer storms continue to hammer the country from the plains to the coast. The potential for record crops and a mixed ending stocks report increases market volatility. Federal officials, scientists and farmers band together to fight a virus hitting the hog barn. Market analysis with Darin Newsom. (27:43)

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In the News

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