NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Mon Aug 26, 2013 08:57 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Mixed trade expected across the livestock markets. Traders are looking at building demand for meat markets over the next couple of weeks, but the recent rally in grain prices may limit additional support through the complex. Corn futures are trading higher in early trade. The stock market is trading higher. The Dow Jones Index is 13 points higher while Nasdaq is up 11 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to 30 cents higher. Traders appear to be focused on the potential to draw additional stability into beef values ahead of the Labor Day holiday. Light support is expected ...

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