NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Wed Oct 30, 2013 09:02 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures remain generally directionless through morning trade early Wednesday. This is expected to keep markets sluggish as pit trade opens. But the lack of direction can also be concerning as it can open the door for a wide and uncontrolled price shift due to the lack of trade volume. Corn futures are trading higher in early trade. The stock market is trading higher. The Dow Jones Index is 13 points higher while Nasdaq is up 7 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Mixed. No direction is expected through the live cattle markets early Wednesday with traders still looking ...

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