NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Tue Oct 15, 2013 08:54 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are expected to open generally lower following pressure developing across cattle contracts during overnight trade. Feeder cattle futures appear to be most under pressure as inability to hold early gains Monday is further eroding support. Lean hog futures are mixed in a narrow range with very little market direction expected through most of the morning. Corn futures are trading higher in early trade. The stock market is trading lower. The Dow Jones Index is 60 points lower while Nasdaq is down 5 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

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