NEWS
DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Thu May 9, 2013 09:05 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures markets are called to open mixed in light trade Thursday. The previous support in the lean hog futures market is causing some early morning liquidation. Slight buyer interest is stepping back into the live cattle market. Corn futures are trading higher in early trade. The stock market is trading lower. Dow Jones is 27 points lower, and Nasdaq is down 3 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to 20 cents higher. Light buyer interest is starting to develop in nearby contracts. The softness in the cash markets is not expected to draw increased pressure to the ...

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