NEWS
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Aug 30, 2013 12:07 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Soon to expire August live cattle futures are slipping lower through midday, but isn't affecting the direction of the market. Other nearby live cattle and lean hog contracts are mixed in a narrow range as traders are more concerned about weekend activities than clearing positions before the end of the month. Feeder cattle continue to show strong gains based on pressure in the grain markets.

Posted 10:47 -- Live cattle and lean hog futures are trading lower in most contracts. Losses are minimal with most traders assumed to be out of the market already for the week. Market ...

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