NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Wed Aug 28, 2013 09:03 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Cattle futures found additional buyer support in the minutes before opening pit trade. The focus on firmer beef values and pressure in corn markets is slowly drawing traders back into the market. Lean hog futures remain moderately lower, despite sluggish trade. Corn futures are trading lower in early trade. The stock market is trading higher. The Dow Jones Index is 22 points higher while Nasdaq is up 10 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: 30 to 50 cents higher. Moderate morning buying activity is developing. The pullback in grain markets Wednesday morning seems to have sparked additional interest from ...

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