DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Wed Aug 13, 2014 11:52 AM CDT


Cattle futures remain defensive through morning trade with nearby live cattle contracts holding losses around $1 per cwt. Midday support has helped pull futures back from strong morning lows, but buyer interest seems to be very limited. Additional late-day softness could quickly redevelop in front of the closing bell. Corn futures are mixed at midday. September corn futures are 1 cent per bushel lower. Stock markets are higher in light trade. The Dow Jones is 84 points higher, while Nasdaq is up 36 points.


Live cattle futures have continued to erode through the morning following mixed ...

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