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DTN Closing Livestock Comment 10/19 16:18
   Cattle Contracts Wrestled With Monday

   All three livestock markets closed lower Monday with both live cattle and
feeder cattle markets using the market's new limits.

ShayLe Stewart
DTN Livestock Analyst

   Monday was a wild ride for the cattle complex as both live cattle and feeder
cattle markets used the market's new limits. Meanwhile, the lean hog market
closed lower, but in a much kinder fashion. Hog prices closed $1.33 lower on
the National Direct Afternoon Hog Report, with a weighted average of $60.57 on
3,985 head. December corn is up 3 1/4 cents per bushel and December soybean
meal is up $5.70. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down 410.89 points and
NASDAQ is down 192.68 points.
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