NEWS
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Mon Sep 16, 2013 12:02 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Pressure in live cattle markets are being offset by the strong support in lean hog futures. Traders in hog futures are focusing on renewed cash market support as well as potentially tight supplies. Corn futures are lower at midday. September corn futures are holding 3 cent losses at midday. Stock markets are higher in light trade. The Dow Jones is 157 points higher while Nasdaq is up 8 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Front month futures have faded through the morning, but traders are looking for interest from outside markets. All other contracts are trading lower at midday which could ...

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