NEWS
DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Wed Jan 16, 2013 09:05 AM CST
GENERAL COMMENTS:

­Livestock futures are expected to open mixed in light trade. The weakness which is developing in the cattle complex seems to be gaining momentum and could draw additional pressure as the morning continues. Lean hog futures are holding light to moderate support in nearby contracts as the availability of hogs seems to be tightening. This could firm cash prices at the end of the week, but may be unable to shift the direction of the market too far. Corn futures are trading higher in early electronic trade. Stock markets are trading mixed, with Dow Jones posting 54 points ...

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