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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Thu Oct 30, 2014 03:25 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Following another scoreless cash inning of no hits, errors, or runs, cattle buyers and sellers will apparently wait until Friday to determine the outcome of this week's market series. Country bids Thursday were few and far between, while asking prices remained firm at $172-$173 in the South and $270-plus in the North. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed $0.55 higher compared with the Prior Day settlement ($77.00-$87.00, weighted average $86.77). The corn market finished a penny-plus lower, trimmed by profit taking and spillover selling from the bean pit. The stock market jumped on ...

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