NEWS
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Dec 7, 2012 11:45 AM CST

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are under pressure at midday with concerns about Russia's potential of halting imports adding additional pressure to weakness in the cash and wholesale meat markets. Overall pressure in most outside markets is also leaving most traders focusing on protecting positions at the end of the week. Corn futures are trading lower at midday in light trade. December corn futures are holding 11 cent losses at midday. Stock markets are mixed in light trade. The Dow Jones is 46 points higher while Nasdaq is down 16 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Moderate pressure is seen through the live cattle ...

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