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DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Thu May 16, 2013 11:51 AM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are mixed in the cattle complex, as very little direction is able to gain a foothold Thursday morning. Lean hog futures are showing impressive support in nearby contracts. The expectations of additional pork demand growth over the next few weeks is driving additional buyer interest to the market. Corn futures are trading lower in light trade at midday. July corn futures are holding 7 cent losses at midday. Stock markets are higher in light trade. The Dow Jones is 3 points higher while Nasdaq is up 4 points.

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