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DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Tue Jun 18, 2013 11:52 AM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures markets are mixed to mostly higher at midday. The strongest support developed in the front month July lean hog contracts, holding a $1 per cwt rally. Live cattle futures are mixed in a narrow range. Corn futures are higher at midday. July corn futures are holding 2 cent gains at midday. Stock markets are higher in light trade. The Dow Jones is 125 points higher while Nasdaq is up 28 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Price moves through the live cattle complex have bounced higher and lower through the morning. Front-month June futures are under light pressure while ...

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