NEWS
DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Tue Feb 12, 2013 09:06 AM CST
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are called to open mostly mixed with light pressure developing in both the live cattle and lean hog futures. Traders focusing on the outside market movements as well as midday direction in meat values could allow for very sluggish morning trade. Corn futures are trading lower in early electronic trade. Stock markets are trading higher, with Dow Jones posting 18 points higher, while Nasdaq is up 2 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Mixed. Very little movement has been seen in the live cattle futures market early Tuesday with front-month futures holding a slight gain as traders ...

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