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The Market's Fine Print
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Mon Sep 30, 2013 09:54 AM CDT

With apologies to Monty Python's skepticism, "And now for something completely different."

Picture the congested shoe closet of Imelda Marcos, the former first lady of the Philippines infamous for her extravagant spending and obsessive love of footwear. Encompassing an area the size of a small living room, the shelved walls groan under the weight of 2,700 pairs of heels, pumps, sandals, slippers, boots, sling-backs, espadrilles, moccasins, golf shoes, clogs, sneakers, galoshes, Mary Janes, loafers, mukluks and swim fins.

While part of this incredible inventory seems secured in never-opened designer boxes, many other canoes and kicks dangle from top shelves, somehow ...

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