NEWS
DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Tue Jun 11, 2013 09:00 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Moderate to strong support in the lean hog futures is spilling over to the cattle complex Tuesday morning. Volume through most contracts is expected to remain light, which could limit longer-term support. Corn futures are trading higher in early trade. The stock market is trading lower. Dow Jones is 118 points lower, and Nasdaq is down 33 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to 20 cents higher. Light support is starting to be seen Tuesday even though activity levels remain extremely light. Buyer support remains firm following outside market support. But the inability to push beef values much ...

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