NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Mon Jan 13, 2014 08:59 AM CST
GENERAL COMMMENTS

Very little trade is expected to quickly develop through the livestock complex early Monday. Traders are looking for additional direction from the cash and wholesale meat values, as well as the continued shift in grain markets. Corn futures are trading mixed in early electronic trade. Stock markets are trading lower, with Dow Jones 22 points lower, while Nasdaq is down 4 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Mixed. Traders are finding it very hard to not focus closely on the recent direction in live cattle futures. Even through there is very little short-term market support in front-month futures compared ...

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