NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Jul 26, 2013 08:52 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

­Livestock futures are stabilizing early Friday with stability in the grain market expected to help create a calming effect through the rest of the complex. The focus on additional cash cattle trade, especially in the North may help to draw more activity into the live cattle futures. Corn futures are trading higher in early trade. The stock market is trading lower. The Dow Jones Index is 63 points lower while Nasdaq is down 12 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to 30 cents higher. Initial trade in the live cattle futures market is helping to stabilize the cattle ...

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