NEWS
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Thu Jul 11, 2013 12:06 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Cattle futures are mixed in light trade with narrow ranges seen at midday. The focus on inactivity in the cash market is being overshadowed by corn markets stabilizing following the USDA crop report. Lean hog futures are mostly lower, although trade remains sluggish. Corn futures are higher at midday. September corn futures are holding 3 cent higher at midday. Stock markets are higher in light trade. The Dow Jones is 124 points lower while Nasdaq is up 50 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Live cattle futures are trading mixed in light through the morning. The early pressure in the corn ...

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