DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Nov 15, 2013 09:03 AM CST

The cash hog trade has opened with bids ranging from steady to $1 lower. But most buyers appear to be working 0.50-$1 lower. Cattle country is quiet in the early rounds, yet packers will have to find time today to own at least light to moderate numbers Asking prices are around $133-$134 in the South and $208-plus in the North. Corn futures seem ready to open 2-3 cents higher with the help of short covering and spillover buying from the bean pit. The stock market is firm this morning with the S&P 500 positioned for a sixth week ...

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