NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Mon Nov 4, 2013 08:59 AM CST
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are expected to open mixed to lower through Monday morning. The pressure seen late last week is likely to have a lasting impact on trade interest, but light short covering activity may slowly develop during morning trade. Corn futures are trading mixed in early trade. The stock market is trading higher. The Dow Jones Index is 31 points higher while Nasdaq is up 2 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Mixed. Early trade is likely to remain quiet Monday following additional uncertainty seen last week. The tone of the market remains weaker as buyers seem to be ...

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