NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Jan 10, 2014 08:59 AM CST
GENERAL COMMMENTS

Moderate gains are developing in early cattle trade with the expectation of potential firmness in cash activity. Lean hog trade remains mixed to mostly lower as traders continue to focus on concerns around pork demand. Corn futures are trading lower in early electronic trade. Stock markets are trading higher, with Dow Jones posting a 17-point gain, while Nasdaq is up 10 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to 20 cents higher. Light buyer support is trickling back into the market. The focus on additional cash market gains and firming boxed beef values is drawing increased interest into nearby ...

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