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The Market's Fine Print
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Wed Jul 16, 2014 06:38 PM CDT

Though I assume that Mrs. Smothers has long since left the stage, Tommie may still be nagging brother Dick about how "Mom always liked you best."

Within earshot, an animated "Demand" might easily give an eye roll in the direction of competitive sibling "Supply" and groan, "Tell me about it."

Commodity analysts and producers may toss around "supply and demand" with a casual ring of equanimity and balance, but few of us really mean it. God bless the time-honored law of supply and demand, but just make sure the latter knows he won't be behind the wheel or even riding ...

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