NEWS
DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Wed Mar 6, 2013 08:58 AM CST
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are holding sharp losses ahead of opening bell. This could limit additional buyer interest through the day. Traders are focusing on the moves in outside markets as well as fundamental market indicators. Corn futures are trading lower in early electronic trade. Stock markets are trading higher, with Dow Jones posting a 48-point gain, while Nasdaq is up 3 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to $1 lower. Live cattle futures have once again come under pressure during overnight trade. The lack of underlying support in the futures market has created some concerns that the market would ...

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