NEWS
DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Thu Apr 25, 2013 08:56 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are starting the day with sluggish trade in electronic markets. The sharp gains seen Wednesday are being replaced with mixed prices in a very narrow trading range. The activity is expected to be a mixture of profit taking and adjustments for future fundamental market moves seen later in the week. Corn futures are trading higher in early trade. The stock market is trading mixed. Dow Jones index is holding a 4-point loss while Nasdaq is up 16 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Mixed. Following sharp triple-digit gains across the complex on Wednesday, the live cattle market ...

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