NEWS
DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Mon Jun 17, 2013 08:36 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are called mixed to lower early Monday. Traders remain concerned about overall weekend meat clearance, as well as the ability to draw additional commercial or investment support back into the market. Traders are concerned about both short-term and long-term demand erosion despite recent support in the hog complex surrounding tighter supplies. Corn futures are trading lower in early trade. The stock market is trading higher. Dow Jones is 107 points higher, and Nasdaq is up 29 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Mixed. Mixed trade is expected to develop through the live cattle futures market early Monday. ...

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