NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Nov 8, 2013 08:33 AM CST
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Moderate early-buyer support trickled into lean hog and feeder cattle futures in the late hours of overnight trade. Just before the opening bell of pit trade, follow-through buying firmed in lean hog markets as traders are focusing on expected future tightness in supplies. Live cattle futures are struggling to break out of a single-digit price range as traders focus on potential beef values at the end of the week and look toward additional cash market direction. Corn futures are trading higher in light trade early Friday. Pressure is redeveloping in stock markets with follow-through pressure seen after sharp ...

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