NEWS
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Thu Apr 25, 2013 11:56 AM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Light to moderate gains are seen at midday across the livestock complex. Early pressure has since evaporated with buyers stepping back into the market. Meat market fundamentals appear to be improving as more focus is being placed on summer demand growth. Corn futures are trading higher in light trade at midday. May corn futures are holding 3 cent gains at midday. Stock markets are higher in light trade. The Dow Jones is 46 points higher while Nasdaq is up 32 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Trade across the livestock market has been mixed through the morning. The initial gains were ...

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