NEWS
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri May 3, 2013 12:01 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Aggressive losses continue to develop in the cattle complex with live cattle futures holding losses of $1.22 to $1.60 per cwt. The pressure in nearby feeder cattle contracts is $1.80 per cwt. The aggressive moves in outside markets have quickly eroded any emphasis for traders to remain in livestock commodity markets at the end of the week. This pressure is not expected to ease before the end of the trading session.

Posted 10:44 -- The live cattle futures market suffered sharp losses Friday as traders backed away from Thursday's gains. There is little to no additional fundamental market ...

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