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DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Thu Sep 19, 2013 11:50 AM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are mixed at midday with moderate losses holding in lean hog futures. Moderate to strong gains in cattle futures the bright spot of the complex as commercial buying seems to be eager to step back into nearby contracts. Corn futures are higher at midday. September corn futures are holding 3 cent gains at midday. Stock markets are mixed in light trade. The Dow Jones is 22 points lower while Nasdaq is up 4 points.

Live cattle contracts started out with light to moderate gains. But more aggressive support developed through the morning. October live cattle futures ...

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