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Todd Hultman DTN Grains Analyst
Tue Jul 16, 2013 11:56 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Cattle futures have moved higher at midday despite no additional strong support in either beef market fundamentals of noncommercial trade activity. Narrow gains are seen in live cattle futures as the inability to draw additional selling into the market is building support. Lean hog futures continue to hold moderate gains, although trade volume remains sluggish at midday.

Posted 10:27 -- Early support in the grain complex is drawing additional support into the lean hog futures market. This is pushing additional commercial buying interest back into nearby contracts. Live cattle futures are holding only early losses as the ...

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