NEWS
DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri May 3, 2013 09:03 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are expected to remain mixed in light early trade. The uncertainty in meat values at the end of the week with traders looking for end of the week positioning to take place. Trade volume is likely to remain sluggish through the end of the week, which could keep markets in a tight range. Corn futures are trading higher in early trade. The stock market is trading higher. Dow Jones is 49 points higher, and Nasdaq is up 15 point.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to 30 cents lower. Early trade is expected to keep prices under ...

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