DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Nov 29, 2013 04:05 PM CST


The cash cattle trade was not tested Friday thanks to fairly active trade volume generated on Wednesday. Final trade volume totals look decent in the North and moderate in Kansas. Negotiated biz in Texas was barely tested. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base compared with the Prior Day's closing weighted average is $2.11 higher ($76.50 to $84.00, weighted average $82.11). Corn futures settled generally 2 cents lower despite big gains in nearby bean contracts. The stock market closed some lower but still scored a third month of gains. The Dow closed 10 points in ...

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