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Wheat Deal / Explanation #22472

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 19, 1972
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(Studio) Techniques, procedures of grain sales detailed.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Rural, Kansas) Fields, houses shown.

(Chicago, Illinois) Chicago Bd. of Trade said to determine grain prices by futures. [Market floor filmed.] Farmers sell next year's crop before planting. Brokers assured of price they will pay in future. [Grain committee chairperson Harold STOTLER - says procedure protective for all.] [Grain elevators filmed.] Exporters with special information can profit by buying on futures, selling when price rises.
REPORTER: John Drury

Drury, John;
Reasoner, Harry

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