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DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Jul 25, 2014 12:11 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Firm follow-through buyer support is holding through the cattle complex with August futures able to sustain and hold triple-digit gains through most of the session. Hog futures have backed away from early buyer support as traders once again turn to concern about longer-term supply growth. Corn futures are lower at midday. September corn futures are 1/2 cent per bushel lower. Stock markets are lwoer in light trade. The Dow Jones is 125 points lower while Nasdaq is down 21 points.

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Strong gains are seen in front-month August futures with traders focusing on the strong fundamental support ...

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