NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Wed Dec 11, 2013 08:58 AM CST
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Pressure in lean hog futures is once again casting a weaker tone through the entire livestock market. Traders are looking for additional direction from outside markets as well as potential pre-holiday shifts in pork and beef values. Corn futures are trading higher in early electronic trade. Stock markets are trading lower, with Dow Jones posting a 32-point loss, while Nasdaq is down 7 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Mixed. Moderate price ranges are seen early Wednesday which may keep the market unsettled through most of the session. Additional pressure in lean hog futures could draw additional uncertainty to ...

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