NEWS
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Sep 20, 2013 12:01 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Pressure quickly developed in lean hog futures markets once again Friday. Nearby contracts are holding triple-digit losses with concerns surrounding cash market support and long-term demand. Light gains are seen in live cattle futures with the focus being placed on the afternoon cattle on feed report. Corn futures are lower at midday. September corn futures are holding 7 cent losses at midday. Stock markets are lower in light trade. The Dow Jones is 70 points lower while Nasdaq is down 2 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Narrow gains are holding through live cattle futures during morning trade. The focus across ...

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