Livestock contracts were unable to spearhead any real change from the morning bell, closing Wednesday largely in the same way they opened.
It’s beginning to look a lot like … no not Christmas, but like the 2020 calendar year needs to hurry up and make its arrival, because lean hog contracts wait in utter suspense.
Hog prices are higher on the National Direct Afternoon Hog Report, up $0.06 with a weighted average of $42.39.
December corn is down 3 1/4 cents per bushel and December soybean meal is down $2.20. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down 112.93 points and NASDAQ is down 43.93 points.