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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Wed Nov 28, 2012 04:38 PM CST

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Besides a few starter bids floated here and there, the cash cattle market remain extremely quiet. Some asking prices were restated around $130 in the South and $205-plus in the North. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed .63 higher compared with the Prior Day settlement ($70.00-80.50, weighted average $79.33). For the most part, corn futures settled fractionally higher. Wheat moved higher but corn traders seemed quite caution following Tuesday's big push. Equities reversed early losses to finish near session highs following positive comments from President Barack Obama and Speaker John Boehner on the ...

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