DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Tue Nov 25, 2014 04:02 PM CST


Feedlot country remained extremely quiet Tuesday with bids and asking prices poorly defined. A few showlists were priced around $175 in the South and $272-$274 in the North. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed $0.67 higher compared with the Prior Day settlement ($77.00-$88.00, weighted average $87.28). The corn market bounced higher with most contracts closing 6-7 cents higher. The stock market finished little changed Tuesday as data had the economy growing more than previously forecast in the third quarter (i.e., up 3.9%), offsetting an unexpected drop in consumer confidence in November. The Dow ...

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