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Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Fri Jun 13, 2014 06:19 AM CDT

Sometimes it's good to call in a relief pitcher. For Friday's (the 13th, by the way) blog post, I was searching for just the right way to describe the situation in August live cattle. As you can see on its weekly close chart, the contract - the market in general - is on a wild ride higher with no way of knowing how much longer it might last. That got me to thinking, what is the best way to describe a "wild ride"?

For that I now turn it over to famed candy man Willy Wonka (the 1971 movie version ...

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