NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Tue Sep 3, 2013 08:59 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are expected to remain lightly traded through much of the morning after price shifts before the holiday weekend led to some end-of-the-month positioning. This could spark increased longer term market movement but may not be supportive to the entire livestock complex. Corn futures are trading higher in early trade. The stock market is trading higher. The Dow Jones Index is 109 points higher while Nasdaq is up 43 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Mixed. Light trade interest is expected to develop through the morning Tuesday as traders focus on holiday weekend beef demand and the potential ...

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