NEWS
DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Thu Feb 21, 2013 08:55 AM CST
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are expected mixed early Thursday with moderate buyer support developing across the cattle complex as traders cover sharp losses seen midweek. The continued pressure in the cash hog prices has left the lean hog futures market weaker once again. Corn futures are trading lower in early electronic trade. Stock markets are trading lower, with Dow Jones posting a 30-point loss, while Nasdaq is down 13 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to 50 cents higher. The sharp losses seen Wednesday have created a vacuum of buyer support early Thursday. Although fundamentals have not changed over the ...

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