NEWS
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Wed Mar 6, 2013 11:58 AM CST

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures continue to erode lower with the charge being led by the feeder cattle futures. Although cattle futures have bounced back from session lows, the inability to give up triple-digit losses is causing a lot of concern through the entire livestock market. Corn futures are trading lower at midday in light trade. March corn futures are holding 13-cent losses at midday. Stock markets are higher in light trade. The Dow Jones is 27 points higher while Nasdaq is up 2 points.

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