NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Thu Feb 27, 2014 09:02 AM CST
GENERAL COMMENTS

Sharp gains continue to develop through the livestock markets. Both lean hog and live cattle futures are holding triple digit gains in front month futures contracts. With February live cattle contracts moving above $150 per cwt. Traders are looking for additional direction from both outside markets and buyer interest. Corn futures are trading higher in early electronic trade. Stock markets are trading lower, with Dow Jones posting a 31 point loss, while Nasdaq is down 2 points.

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Opening call: $1 to $2 Higher. Fueled with futures prices that have gone to limits never seen before and ...

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