NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Mar 28, 2014 08:32 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS

Livestock futures are called to open mixed Friday following additional strong buyer interest seen in lean hog futures. Cattle futures are pointing to a lower open with traders looking for additional direction from both outside markets and possible hog report implications through the entire complex. Corn futures are trading lower in early electronic trade. Stock markets are trading lower in light trade Dow Jones is trading 4 points lower while Nasdaq is 22 points lower.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to 40 cents lower. Light to moderate pressure is developing in lean hog futures early Friday morning with ...

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