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The Market's Fine Print
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Wed May 7, 2014 06:41 PM CDT

Brain scientists tell us there's something about the color green that makes us purr like a well-fed cat. While red fires anger or lust and black stokes fear or depression, the aura of green promotes warm feelings of contentment and security, be it in the form of a lucky string of traffic lights, cold cash, or the first bloom of new pasture.

I suppose the hard-wiring that connects optical greenness with the gray matter of happiness was soldered over millions of years, reinforced each time the harsh whites and barren browns of winter were mercifully washed away by the seasonal ...

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