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Posted: July 11, 2013 at 3:19 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “Industry relief will come when the drought breaks, input costs moderate from their current levels and herd expansion takes place.” Mike Martin, Cargill spokesman, on drought conditions in Texas and the effect on the beef industry

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Stocks steady after Fed report

Specialist Michael Pistillo (right) directs trades Wednesday at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Trading was quiet despite the release of minutes from the latest meeting of the Federal Reserve’s policy committee.

The stock market turned quiet Wednesday and just managed to notch a fifth straight day of gains. Read »