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U.S. livestock: Profit-taking trims CME live cattle gains

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle closed lower on Wednesday, after profit-taking and cash price uncertainty turned back initial advances, traders said. Spot-October closed 0.5 cent/lb. lower at 142.975 cents, and December dropped 0.7 cent to 145.075 (all figures US$). Packers have not bid for market-ready (cash) cattle priced at $146/cwt in […] Read more