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DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Oct 31, 2014 11:59 AM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Sharp losses have developed in live cattle futures through midmorning Friday. The lack of follow-through buyer support after hitting new record highs late in the month is creating moderate to active pressure through the rest of the complex. Weakness in nearby live cattle futures has put additional pressure on feeder cattle contracts. Corn prices are lower in light trade. December corn futures are 3 cents per bushel lower. Stock markets are higher in light trade. The Dow Jones is 165 points higher while Nasdaq is up 56 points.

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