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News Summary: Crop prices fall; metals, oil rise

CURBING THEIR APPETITE: Prices for wheat, corn and soybeans fell. Investors wondered if other countries are trimming their demand for these U.S.-grown crops.

WAIT UNTIL WEDNESDAY: The U.S. Department of Agriculture releases its monthly report Wednesday morning about global supply and demand in crops.

ANOTHER STORY: Prices for key metals and energy commodities inched up along with the stock market. Investors are hopeful that the Federal Reserve will decide to take more action to prop up the economy when officials meet this week.

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