NEWS
DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Thu Feb 14, 2013 08:58 AM CST
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are feeling no love in the market on this Valentine's Day. Moderate to sharp pressure continues to develop through the market with the feeder cattle futures apparently leading the downward plunge in prices once again. The concern of softness in meat values and uncertain demand over the next several months has many traders extremely nervous. Corn futures are trading lower ahead of pit opening. Stock markets are trading lower, with Dow Jones posting a 25-point loss, while Nasdaq is down 8 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to 50 cents lower. Moderate follow-through pressure is expected ...

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