NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Aug 30, 2013 09:01 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Light-to-moderate support is redeveloping in lean hog futures market as follow-through buying from Thursday's rally is keeping buyers interested. Trade volume is expected to remain light with both month-end positioning and the long holiday weekend only hours away. Live cattle trade is mixed in a narrow range early Friday. Corn futures are trading lower in early trade. The stock market is trading lower. The Dow Jones Index is 8 points lower while Nasdaq is down 6 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Mixed. Once again live cattle futures are starting the day directionless. Uncertainty surrounding cash trade, and the ...

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