NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Nov 29, 2013 08:58 AM CST
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Light volume is expected to be seen through the entire livestock market Friday morning. With markets closed Thursday for Thanksgiving, and a scheduled early Friday close, many traders are not expected to even enter the market as they have cleared their positions Wednesday for the weekend and also end of the month. Light support is expected in both cattle and hog futures.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to 30 cents higher. Firm support, which developed Wednesday surrounding firm cash market activity, is expected to help draw additional buyer interest into the market. Livestock futures will close early Friday ...

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