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DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Wed Apr 16, 2014 11:58 AM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures remained very lightly traded through most of the morning with prices stuck in a narrowly mixed range. But that quickly changed in lean hog futures following aggressive support from pork values in the morning report. This quickly drew buyers back into the market and pushed nearby futures more than $1 per cwt higher. Cattle trade remains quiet with prices still stuck in a narrowly mixed price range. Corn futures are lower at midday. May corn futures are 5 cents per bushel lower. Stock markets are higher in light trade. The Dow Jones is 114 points higher ...

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