NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Mon Aug 19, 2013 08:53 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Firm cash cattle trade late last week is expected to bring additional spillover support into live cattle futures early Monday. There is uncertainty about renewed support in grain prices, though, which could limit any renewed buyering. Lean hog futures are expected to be mixed, although trade volume should be light. Corn futures were higher in early action. The stock market is mixed. The Dow Jones Index is 6 points lower while Nasdaq is up 7 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: 10 to 40 cents higher. Fueled by strong cash cattle values and technical support, traders are expected to ...

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