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DTN Livestock Close: Futures Settle With Mixed Prices

DTN Livestock Close: Futures Settle With Mixed Prices

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Oct 19, 2017

The cattle complex closed mixed in the live market and solidly higher in the feeder trader. Lean hog futures also finished with uneven results, though nearby issues outperformed deferreds. GENERAL COMMENTS The fed cattle trade remained at a standstill through

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DTN Livestock Midday: Cattle Futures Stage Moderate Losses

DTN Livestock Midday: Cattle Futures Stage Moderate Losses

👤By John Harrington DTN Analyst 🕔Oct 19, 2017

The cattle complex is moderately lower near the top of the noon hour as traders engage in long liquidation prior to the development of cash news and late week on feed numbers. At the same time, lean hog futures are

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DTN Livestock Open: Moderate Strength in Cattle Paper

DTN Livestock Open: Moderate Strength in Cattle Paper

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Oct 19, 2017

Live and feeder futures should open moderately higher, supported by follow-through buying and pre-cash short covering. Lean hog contracts also seem set for a firm opening thanks to further cash strength and residual buying interest. Cattle: Steady-$2 HR Futures: 50-100

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DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Futures Rally Back From Sharp Losses

DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Futures Rally Back From Sharp Losses

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Oct 18, 2017

Early triple-digit losses in cattle futures Wednesday morning was not enough to keep buyers out of the market through the entire trading session. Cattle futures rallied higher, closing mostly higher in live cattle contracts, and mixed in feeder cattle trade.

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DTN Livestock Midday: Cattle Futures Rally

DTN Livestock Midday: Cattle Futures Rally

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Oct 18, 2017

Sharp losses in cattle trade seen early Wednesday have been replaced by moderate to strong gains at midday. This support comes as fundamental firmness is seen and traders are focusing on establishing support levels following the pressure over the last

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DTN Livestock Open: Cattle Futures Set for Softer Start

DTN Livestock Open: Cattle Futures Set for Softer Start

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Oct 18, 2017

Live and feeder futures should open moderately lower, pressured by follow-through selling and cash uncertainty. Lean hog contracts seem ready to begin on a mixed basis tied to residual selling on one hand and short covering on the other. Cattle:

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DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Futures Tumble in Late Day Trade

DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Futures Tumble in Late Day Trade

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Oct 17, 2017

The inability to sustain support in cattle futures through the last hour of trade caused sharp triple-digit losses to develop in live cattle and feeder cattle markets. This defensive tone in the complex may continue to create additional market pressure

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DTN Livestock Midday: Limited Buying Interest Adds Pressure to Lean Hogs

DTN Livestock Midday: Limited Buying Interest Adds Pressure to Lean Hogs

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Lean hog futures have eroded through the morning with traders quickly backing away from strong early gains, now posting 80 cent losses in spot month contracts. Nearby gains are holding in cattle futures. This is creating some stability through the

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DTN Livestock Open: Hog Futures Geared For Firm Start

DTN Livestock Open: Hog Futures Geared For Firm Start

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Lean hog contracts should open moderately higher thanks to follow-through buying and stronger fundamentals. Look for the cattle complex to begin with mixed price action linked to a combination of residual selling and short-covering. Cattle: Steady-$2 HR Futures: Mixed Live

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Livestock Market: China’s Meat and Poultry Import Forecast, 2018

Livestock Market: China’s Meat and Poultry Import Forecast, 2018

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Oct 16, 2017

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)  released its biannual “Livestock and Poultry: World Markets and Trade” report.  Published in April and October, the report is “designed to give a snapshot of the current situation among the major players

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