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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Mon Apr 20, 2015 04:28 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Activity in the cash cattle arena was limited to the distribution of showlists, The new offering looks generally larger than last week, especially in Nebraska. Some showlists were priced around $163 in the South and $262-plus in the North. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed $0.66 higher compared with the Prior Day settlement ($55.00-$63.50, weighted average $62.64). Corn futures closed several cents lower with spring rains at this point seen as more positive for production potential than not. Equities closed sharply higher amid an unexpected stimulus from China's central bank as investors kept ...

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