NEWS
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Tue Feb 5, 2013 12:06 PM CST

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures remain mixed at midday with gains in the cattle complex being offset by light to moderate pressure across the lean hog market. Trade volume is expected to remain sluggish through most of the afternoon. Corn futures are trading lower at midday in light trade. March corn futures are holding 7 cent losses at midday. Stock markets are higher in light trade. The Dow Jones is 104 points higher while Nasdaq is up 32 points.

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