AG POLICY NEWS
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Mon May 12, 2014 12:01 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Pressure in lean hog futures is creating some questions about sustaining short- or long-term buyer support in the market. Cattle contracts are focused on the renewed support in the feeder cattle market. This could help to sustain morning buyer support through the end of the session. Corn futures are lower at midday. July corn futures are 7 cents per bushel lower. Stock markets are higher in light trade. The Dow Jones is 95 points higher while Nasdaq is up 59 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Firm support has developed near midday with traders focusing on the strength in feeder cattle ...

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