NEWS
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Tue Mar 5, 2013 12:07 PM CST

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures have tumbled lower through morning trade despite the early market support. Traders are focusing on the sharp gains in outside markets, which has created some liquidation in livestock futures. Corn futures are trading higher 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 143 points higher while Nasdaq is up 40 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

The live cattle futures market has continued to erode through morning trade. June futures are now holding triple digit losses as the optimism seen just ...

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