The CFTC's latest Commitment of Traders report shows commercial users of corn, beans and wheat have been big buyers.
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund buys Apple, sells Procter & Gamble.
Stocks are down as ADP's jobs survey indicates companies added fewer workers than projected in March.
Optimism was boosted by better than expected data out of China, but investors await the private sector jobs report.
Monsanto and ConAgra will report earnings. General Mills tries to extend its all-time high. Michael Dell's buyout offer of Dell runs into opposition. Gold Fields looking to trade off its 52-week low.
These aren't ever going to be crushed, but could certainly stumble.
Concerns over a budget deal overshadow Japanese easing.
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