NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Thu Sep 19, 2013 09:03 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are called to open mixed with moderate support redeveloping in live cattle futures. Midweek gains in lean hog futures are being eroded in overnight trade. This is expected to keep lean hog futures under pressure through most of the morning. Corn futures are trading higher in early trade. The stock market is trading mixed. The Dow Jones Index is 8 points lower while Nasdaq is up 4 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: 40 to 60 cents higher. Trade volume in live cattle futures is expected to remain sluggish although the firm support is holding given the ...

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