NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Thu Aug 1, 2013 08:59 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Light trade is expected to develop through the livestock market as traders focus on renewed support from buyers after the first of the month. There is growing focus on potential meat market support. Corn futures are trading lower in early trade. The stock market is trading higher. The Dow Jones Index is 122 points higher while Nasdaq is up 32 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to 20 cents higher. Lackluster trade is expected to be seen through much of the morning. Light gains seen overnight are likely to trickle into the pit traded market. This could help ...

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