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DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Feb 21, 2014 12:03 PM CST

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are mixed with front-month lean hog futures are holding strong triple-digit gains. Pressure is developing in cattle futures as traders appear to be focused on squaring positions at the end of the week. Corn futures are higher at midday. March corn futures are 1 cent per bushel higher. Stock markets are higher in light trade. The Dow Jones is 18 points higher while Nasdaq is up 7 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Live cattle futures have bounced higher and lower through the morning with narrow gains still able to hold in front month February futures. Traders are looking ...

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