NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Tue Sep 10, 2013 09:09 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are trading mixed early Tuesday with light to moderate buying, which is supporting live cattle futures. Pressure is holding in both feeder cattle futures and lean hog markets. Trade Monday focused on rolling out of October futures and into the December contracts. Corn futures are trading higher in early trade. The stock market is trading higher. The Dow Jones Index is 91 points higher while Nasdaq is up 21 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Mixed. Light support is attempting to become established through the live cattle futures just before the opening bell of pit trade. Initial ...

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