DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Thu Mar 27, 2014 08:58 AM CDT

Livestock futures are called to open mixed. Strong triple-digit gains are holding in electronic lean hog futures markets just before opening bell of pit trade. It is still uncertain just how much follow-through support will be seen through the morning. Corn futures are trading higher in early electronic trade. Stock markets are trading lower in light trade Dow Jones is trading 57 points lower while Nasdaq is 28 points lower.


Opening call: Steady to 20 cents lower. Light trade is expected to be seen through the live cattle complex early Thursday. Trade seen during overnight activity ...

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