NEWS
DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Mar 15, 2013 08:54 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are trading moderately lower early Friday in the overnight trade. This is expected to spark additional pressure once pit trade opens. The concern about falling cash prices and inability to maintain and draw long-term support into meat markets is keeping the market under pressure. Corn futures are trading mixed in early electronic trade. Stock markets are higher in light trade.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to 50 cents lower. Any optimism that was in the beef market earlier in the week has quickly faded. This is leaving early trade posting moderate losses and could add additional ...

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