NEWS
DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Mon Apr 15, 2013 08:59 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are called mostly mixed in very light trade. Most of the traders' focus will be diverted to outside markets following the sharp losses in the energy and metal markets Monday morning. Corn futures are lower. The stock market is lower. Dow Jones index is at a 68-point loss while Nasdaq is down 16 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Mixed. Trade is likely to remain mixed as the potential for summer demand remains uncertain and outside markets are under pressure. The softness in the stock market could create additional concerns about just how much follow-though support may ...

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