Harrington's Sort and Cull
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Sep 4, 2015 01:22 PM CDT

If Charles Dickens had been born a commodity broker instead of a world-class novelist, he might have described the current structure of meat futures as "the best of discounts and the worst of discounts." Clients might be puzzled by the stylish market call, but then again they'd probably be used to his weird phraseology like "great expectations of bullishness," "the bleak house of being long and wrong," and "sending margins to the old curiosity bucket shop."

Let's all thank our lucky stars that Dickens never wavered from his true calling. Still, I'm somehow finding his iconic contrast between two cities ...

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