By a Slim Notion, Cattle Contracts Closed Higher
Livestock contracts closed fully higher Wednesday, ready for Thursday’s trade.
The livestock complex walked away from Wednesday able to close higher in all three markets. Hog prices were lower on the National Direct Afternoon Hog Report, down $0.26 with a weighted average of $38.49 on 8,465 head. December corn is up 3 cents per bushel and December soybean meal is down $1.20. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 373.05 points and NASDAQ is up 57.24 points.