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DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Wed Jul 3, 2013 10:59 AM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are holding moderate gains following quiet morning of trade on the complex. With markets closed on Thursday due to the Fourth of July holiday and livestock futures closing at 12:15 Wednesday, overall trader volume has been sluggish through the morning. Corn futures are lower at midday. September corn futures are holding 2 cent losses at midday. Stock markets are higher in light trade. The Dow Jones is 40 points higher while Nasdaq is up 4 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Moderate gains have developed through the morning in the live cattle futures market. Trade volume remains sluggish with ...

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