NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Feb 14, 2014 08:52 AM CST
GENERAL COMMENTS

Light gains are seen in live cattle and lean hog futures early Friday morning as follow through buying is trickling back into the complex following Thursday's market rally. It is uncertain just how much additional support will develop through the morning. Corn futures are trading higher in early electronic trade. Stock markets are trading lower, with Dow Jones posting 31 points lower, while Nasdaq is down 12 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to 20 cents higher. Even though aggressive support is not redeveloping across the complex Friday morning, the tone of the market remains firm with narrow ...

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