DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Thu Sep 12, 2013 09:02 AM CDT

Cattle bids are not readily evident in the early rounds. Asking price will be restated around $125-plus in the South and $196 to $198-plus in the North. The cash hog trade this morning continues to sport a firm undertone with packers bids evenly distributed between steady to $1 higher. The overnight Globex trade suggests that corn futures will open 1-3 cents lower as traders carefully consider the possible impact of new s&d estimates schedule for release at 11 a.m. CDT. The stock market has opened near unchanged as investors look ahead to the Federal Reserve's policy-setting meeting next ...

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