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DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Wed Aug 13, 2014 08:59 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS

Extremely light trade is seen across the livestock markets early Wednesday morning. The lean hog market still remains weak, but pressure in most contracts could be limited at current price levels. Corn futures are trading lower in early electronic trade. Stock markets are trading higher. Dow Jones Index is 34 points higher, while Nasdaq is up 18 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Mixed. Even with front-month August futures pointing to a lower open early Wednesday, most other contracts are holding moderate gains with the expectation that traders may help to reestablish some buyer support after the sharp market ...

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