NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Nov 1, 2013 09:02 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Cattle futures continue to hold steady to moderately gains early Friday with the expectation that tighter supplies and higher cash values could help to sustain additional buyer interest in early November. Lean hog futures continue to weaken with traders focusing on supplies being ample for current needs. Corn futures are trading lower in early trade. The stock market is trading higher. The Dow Jones Index is 78 points higher while Nasdaq is up 15 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Mixed. On one hand, traders are looking for additional developments in the cash market, but given the aggressive bids ...

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