NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Thu Aug 22, 2013 09:00 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are mostly lower early Thursday morning. Trade in the electronic markets has been extremely light, which could spark additional movement through the morning. But both cattle and hog traders appear to be focused both on meat value direction later in the day, and any shift in outside commodity and financial markets. Corn futures are trading lower in early trade. The stock market is trading higher. The Dow Jones Index is 26 points higher while Nasdaq is up 26 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to 30 cents lower. Even though live cattle futures are trading moderately ...

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