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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Wed Sep 4, 2013 03:55 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Besides a few bids noted in parts of the South at $121, the cash cattle trade was essentially missing in action. Preliminary asking prices were around $125 to $126 in the South and $198-plus in the North. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed $1.08 higher compared with the Prior Day settlement $73.50 to $92.00, weighted average $90.38). The corn trade faltered by another 4-5 cents, pressured by the sharp break in the bean pit. Stocks closed higher for a second session with the Dow logging its biggest gain in over a month. The ...

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