NEWS
DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Wed Dec 5, 2012 08:57 AM CST
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Trade remains sluggish through the complex with light buyer activity developing in both the lean hog and cattle complex in overnight trade. The firmness in outside markets is helping to draw additional buyers back into the livestock market. But it is uncertain just how deep this buyer support will be as pit trade opens Wednesday morning. Corn futures are trading mixed in early electronic trade. Stock markets are trading mixed, with Dow Jones posting a 47 point gain, while Nasdaq is down 4 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Mixed. Light buyer activity has returned to the complex early ...

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