NEWS
DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Mon May 20, 2013 08:57 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are expected to open under pressure. The lack of support at the end of the week in lean hog futures could leave traders uncertain of future price direction. Traders in the cattle complex are focusing on the end-of-week losses last week and bearish cattle placement numbers in the cattle on feed reprot. Corn futures are trading mixed in early trade. The stock market is trading lower. Dow Jones is 41 points lower, and Nasdaq is down 10 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Mixed. Early trade in the live cattle market is expected to be caught between ...

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