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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Thu Nov 14, 2013 04:00 PM CST

GENERAL COMMENTS:

It was another yawner in feedlot country with just a handful of packer bids scattered in the South (i.e., $129 live) and North (i.e., $205-$207 dressed). According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base compared with the Prior Day's closing weighted average is $1.64 lower ($73.00 to $82.00, weighted average $79.87). Corn futures finished generally 4 cents lower, pressured by demand worries. The stock market closed higher, once again lifting the Dow industrials and S&P 500 to new record levels as investors embraced signals sent by Janet Yellen that the Fed would continue its monetary stimulus. ...

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