NEWS
DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Tue May 14, 2013 08:59 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are trading mostly lower heading into opening bell of pit trade. The expectations of firming beef and pork demand as temperatures warm up through most of the country could help to draw active trade back into the complex. Corn futures are trading lower in early trade. The stock market is trading higher. Dow Jones is 37 points higher, and Nasdaq is up 13 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to 20 cents higher. Even though trade volume is expected to remain sluggish through most of the morning, the focus on building demand over the upcoming days ...

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