Orange juice closed lower as weather in Florida remains very good for the citrus crops. The greening disease has affected crops in a big way and could cause reduced production for the next few years.
U.S. stocks rose, sending benchmark indexes to all-time highs, after the Federal Reserve said it will reduce the pace of its monthly bond purchases and expressed confidence in the labor market recovery.
Commodity investments are heading for record outflows driven by withdrawals from gold exchange-traded funds as some investors lost faith in the traditional store of value, according to Barclays Plc.
An extension of U.S. agriculture subsidies to late January was rebuffed by Senate Democrats, who said they won’t pass any plan sent to them by the House before the members leave Washington late this week.