DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Tue Aug 19, 2014 03:26 PM CDT


Feedlot country was as quiet as a small-town library Tuesday with little evident of either bids or asking prices. A few showlists were priced around $157-$158 in the South and $248-plus in the North. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base is $2.30 lower compared with the Prior Day settlement ($93.00-$100.25, weighted average $99.54). For the most part, the corn market finished fractionally higher at the conclusion and slow and largely featureless business. U.S. stocks climbed on Tuesday with the Nasdaq moving toward a 14-year high. The Dow closed 80 points higher with the Nasdaq ...

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