DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Tue Mar 18, 2014 09:03 AM CDT

Livestock futures are called mixed to mostly higher. Lean hog futures are holding strong triple digit gains in overnight trade, but there is growing uncertainty of how aggressive buyers will remain once pit trade opens. Corn futures are trading higher in early electronic trade. Stock markets are trading higher, with Dow Jones posting a 65-point gain, while Nasdaq is up 24 points.


Opening call: Mixed. Lack of support is expected to be seen through the live cattle markets early Tuesday. Traders in nearby futures are focusing on the potential of firming fundamental support and containing follow ...

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