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DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Wed Apr 17, 2013 11:55 AM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures have broken away from the early losses Wednesday, and are posting strong triple-digit gains at midday. The lackluster moves in the grain complex and sharp outside market pressure have allowed for increased trade interest step back into livestock futures. Corn futures are trading mixed in light trade at midday. May corn futures are holding 1 cent losses at midday. Stock markets are lower in active trade. The Dow Jones is 173 points lower while Nasdaq is down 74 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Despite the light to moderate pressure seen through the first couple hours of trade, active ...

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