NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Thu Nov 7, 2013 09:02 AM CST
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are under pressure early Thursday. The expectation that these light but narrow losses will hold into pit-traded markets could keep most traders on the defensive through much of the morning. Corn futures are trading higher in early trade. The stock market is trading mixed. The Dow Jones Index is 24 points higher while Nasdaq is down 10 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: 10 to 20 cents lower. Sluggish trade is expected to develop through the complex, although weaker tone of the market should keep prices under pressure through most of the morning. Uncertainty surrounding boxed beef ...

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