DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Thu Jul 24, 2014 09:01 AM CDT

Sharp losses are expected to redevelop in the lean hog futures market following the limit-down moves Wednesday and additional limit losses during overnight trade. But the tone of the market could change very quickly during the first hour of trade, which could lead to additional market volatility. Cattle futures are called to open mixed with uncertainty about just how much depth buyer support has in the live cattle contracts at this point. Corn futures are trading higher in early electronic trade. Stock markets are trading higher. Dow Jones Index is 26 points higher, while Nasdaq is up 2 ...

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