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DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Tue Apr 23, 2013 12:00 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures continue to trade on the positive side Tuesday morning as the focus has turned to higher meat prices and the potential for improved demand. Both cattle and hog futures have slipped from session highs, but continue to show improvement. Corn futures are trading lower in light trade at midday. May corn futures are holding 5 cent losses at midday. Stock markets are higher in light trade. The Dow Jones is 131 points higher while Nasdaq is up 37 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Nearby live cattle futures continue to hold light to moderate gains at midday. Early support ...

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