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DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Dec 7, 2012 09:07 AM CST
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are focusing on additional follow-through pressure to develop through early trade with live cattle contracts holding light to moderate losses in overnight trade. The most significant pressure is likely going to be reserved for the lean hog markets which seem to be falling apart at the end of the week based partly on the weakness in cash prices. Corn futures are trading lower in early electronic trade. Stock markets are trading higher, with Dow Jones posting a 37-point gain, while Nasdaq is up 2 points.

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