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DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Wed Jul 23, 2014 11:45 AM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Early support in the cattle complex quickly eroded, and moderate to sharp losses were posted in live cattle futures. Lean hog futures are sharply lower as concerns of softening cash prices and uncertainty about further pork demand have pushed all nearby contracts limit lower. Corn futures are lower at midday. September corn futures are 3/4 cent per bushel lower. Stock markets are mixed in light trade. The Dow Jones is 31 points lower while Nasdaq is up 18 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

August live cattle futures established new contract highs early in the trading session Wednesday. Following the initial ...

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