NEWS
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Oct 4, 2013 12:04 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are holding moderate gains at midday. This renewed support may limit additional pressure late in the week, but could delay any active trade into next week. The hope is that the government will be back and running next week although nothing is certain or even optimistic at this point. Corn futures are higher at midday. December corn futures are 3 cents higher at midday. Stock markets are higher in light trade. The Dow Jones is 69 points higher while Nasdaq is higher 31 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Buyer support is slowly strolling into the complex Friday morning. ...

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