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DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Mon Oct 28, 2013 12:01 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are holding moderate to strong gains Monday. Lean hog futures are once again on fire as deferred futures hold triple-digit gains following renewed noncommercial buyer support. Corn futures are lower at midday. December corn futures are 9 cents lower. Stock markets are higher in light trade. The Dow Jones is 15 points higher while Nasdaq is up 2 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

What started out as mixed initial trade early Monday has turned into moderate but solid gains in nearby contracts. Although nearby contracts are well off of early session highs, the ability to continue to push ...

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