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DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Thu Aug 21, 2014 12:02 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are mixed with strong gains redeveloping in the lean hog futures. Live cattle futures contain limited pressure at midday after bouncing off of session lows. Corn futures are higher at midday. September corn futures are 2 cents per bushel lower. Stock markets are higher in light trade. The Dow Jones is 67 points higher while Nasdaq is up 2 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Livestock futures are moving well off of session lows, although narrow losses in the nearby live cattle complex seems to be creating some additional support. The strong shift higher in lean hog futures has ...

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