Livestock contracts did it again — closing the second day of the week higher in all three contracts.
Livestock contracts blew the whistle and closed Tuesday fully higher — which extends our question from Monday into Wednesday — will the strength continue or will the volatile wake of the market’s recent trade take over?
Hog prices are lower on the National Direct Afternoon Hog Report, down $0.69 with a weighted average of $41.07.
May corn is up 3 3/4 cents per bushel and May soybean meal is down $3.20. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down 26.13 points and NASDAQ is down 25.98 points.