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

Livestock futures are posting very light trade through morning activity with traders focusing on the lack of widespread meat market direction to draw traders into the market. There is expected to be additional focus placed on the direction of outside markets and meat values through the morning. This could widen price ranges once pit-traded futures open. Corn futures are trading lower in early trade. The stock market is trading lower. Dow Jones is 28 points lower, and Nasdaq is down 2 points.

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