NEWS
DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Mon Mar 18, 2013 09:03 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are expected to open steady to slightly higher as the sharp pressure in the market is leaving the market ripe for early week positioning and profit taking opportunities. This could help to stabilize the market, but additional fundamental support is needed to move markets consistently higher. Corn futures are trading lower in early electronic trade. Stock markets are lower in light trade. Dow Jones is 72 points lower while the Nasdaq is down 23 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to 30 cents higher. Early-week profit taking is expected to be the main order of business ...

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