NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Thu Dec 19, 2013 08:54 AM CST
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Moderate gains are developing across the livestock futures market early Thursday. Recent strong support in the dollar value and higher stock markets Wednesday has led to light spillover support in most commodity markets. Traders remain cautious as meat values still remain under pressure. Corn futures are trading higher in early electronic trade. Stock markets are trading lower, with Dow Jones posting 5 point losses, while the Nasdaq is down 6 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to 20 cents higher. Light gains are expected to slowly develop in live cattle futures Thursday. Gains of 10 to 12 cents ...

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