NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Wed Aug 21, 2013 09:04 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are mixed in light trade. There is expected to draw additional support into the market following outside market direction. Corn futures are trading higher in early trade. The stock market is trading lower. The Dow Jones Index is 43 points lower while Nasdaq is down 2 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Mixed. Very little direction is expected to develop through the live cattle markets with traders focusing on potential cash market moves as well as the ability to firm boxed beef prices. There should be increased focus being placed on the ability to firm demand over ...

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