NEWS
DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Apr 19, 2013 08:48 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are expected to open under pressure. Cattle futures should take the brunt of any downward shift in the complex as cash market uncertainty lingers. Expectations that the Cattle on Feed report will show larger placements than expected are weighing on feeder cattle futures. Corn futures are higher. The stock market is mixed. The Dow Jones index is holding a 47-point loss while Nasdaq is up 7 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to 50 cents lower. The pressure in feeder cattle futures is eroding deferred live cattle futures in the electronic markets. More emphasis is being ...

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