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DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Jan 18, 2013 09:13 AM CST
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are called mixed to mostly lower early Friday. Many traders are still reeling from the announcement in the cattle market that Cargill will be closing the Plainview, Texas, plant. The up and down moves in the cattle market Thursday may continue as traders and market analysts try to put a figure on and attempt to measure this change on the packing infrastructure. Lean hog futures are called mixed in light trade. Corn futures are trading higher in early electronic trade. Stock markets are trading mixed, with Dow Jones posting a 5 point gain, while Nasdaq is ...

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