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DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Aug 22, 2014 09:04 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS

Livestock futures are pointing to a higher trade which could focus on additional buyer support in both live cattle and lean hog futures. Traders are looking for additional cash market direction. Corn futures are trading higher in early electronic trade. Stock markets are trading lower. Dow Jones Index is 17 points lower, while Nasdaq is down 4 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to 50 cents higher. Moderate to strong support is expected to redevelop. Front-month futures are holding 40 cent gains ahead of opening bell on pit trade. This could help spark additional interest. Recent pressure is ...

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