NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Dec 20, 2013 09:08 AM CST
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Live cattle futures have found light but firm support early Friday as follow-through buyer interest is pointing to a higher open. Trade through the lean hog futures is expected to remain sluggish, and once again turn to a bearish price direction as traders remain concerned about weak fundamentals. Corn futures are trading higher in early electronic trade. Stock markets are trading higher, with Dow Jones posting 68 point gains, while Nasdaq is up 20 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to 20 cents higher. Firm buyer support is redeveloping in the minutes before opening pit trade. This could ...

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