NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Mon Oct 14, 2013 08:55 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are expected to remain sluggish early Monday. Active gains in feeder cattle futures late last week is likely to draw light but supportive moves in the cattle complex, but follow-through interest is still very uncertain. Lean hog futures are expected mixed with light activity. Corn futures are trading lower in early trade. The stock market is trading lower. The Dow Jones Index is 85 points lower while Nasdaq is down 19 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: 10 to 20 cents higher. Live cattle trade is expected to hang onto recent support, but there seems to be ...

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