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DTN Livestock Close: Another Negative Week for Beef

DTN Livestock Close: Another Negative Week for Beef

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

The cattle complex closed on a mixed basis with deferred contracts generally holding up better than nearbys. Lean hog contracts also finished with mixed results, scrambled by a combination of long-liquidation and late-week profit-taking. GENERAL COMMENTS The cash cattle trade

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DTN Livestock Midday: Cattle Futures Draw Buyer Support

DTN Livestock Midday: Cattle Futures Draw Buyer Support

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Firm gains have developed in feeder cattle trade midday Friday. This has helped to draw additional support back into the live cattle complex focused on end-of-week short covering. Hog futures remain under firm pressure, based on light volume. GENERAL COMMENTS:

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DTN Livestock Open: Futures Geared for Further Losses

DTN Livestock Open: Futures Geared for Further Losses

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

Live and feeder futures seem staged to open at least moderately lower, pressured by follow-through selling and sagging cash business. Lean hog contracts are also set to open on the defensive thanks to struggling fundamentals. Cattle: Steady w/ Wed Futures:

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DTN Livestock Close: Triple-Digit Losses Flood Futures

DTN Livestock Close: Triple-Digit Losses Flood Futures

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

Cattle futures continued to collapse on Thursday with live and feeder contracts hammered by long liquidation and technical selling. Lean hog issues also crashed sharply lower thanks to increasingly bearish fundamentals. GENERAL COMMENTS Light-to-moderate cattle trading surfaced in Kansas and

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DTN Livestock Midday: Sharp Losses Move into Futures Trade

DTN Livestock Midday: Sharp Losses Move into Futures Trade

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Aug 17, 2017

Aggressive losses have quickly developed in cattle and hog futures trade Thursday morning. The overall lack of support from cash and meat values through the end of the week is adding to liquidation activity and further market concerns. GENERAL COMMENTS:

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DTN Livestock Open: Futures Staged For Early-Session Price Pressure

DTN Livestock Open: Futures Staged For Early-Session Price Pressure

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

Live and feeder futures should open solidly lower, checked by spiller selling and struggling product demand. Live hog contracts are likely to begin under pressure as well thanks to sharply lower carcass value and generous country offerings. Cattle: Steady/weak with

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DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Futures Resume Aggressive Price Slide

DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Futures Resume Aggressive Price Slide

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Aug 16, 2017

Live and feeder futures tripped sharply lower with the latter essentially surrendering the big rally posted on Tuesday. Lean hog contracts also reversed from Tuesday’s substantial advance with most of the selling energy focused on October and December. GENERAL COMMENTS

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DTN Livestock Midday: Feeder Cattle Futures Tumble Lower

DTN Livestock Midday: Feeder Cattle Futures Tumble Lower

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Aug 16, 2017

Sharp losses have quickly developed in all livestock markets Wednesday morning. The aggressive gains seen Tuesday in feeder cattle markets has drawn active pressure back into the market with most feeder cattle contracts holding a $3 per cwt loss at

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DTN Livestock Open: Expect Moderate Early Strength

DTN Livestock Open: Expect Moderate Early Strength

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Aug 16, 2017

Expect cattle complex futures to open moderately higher, supported by follow-through buying and short covering. Along similar lines, lean hog contracts should also extend Tuesday’s rally in the early round. Cattle: Steady-$2 LR Futures: 50-100 HR Live Equiv $135.39 –

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DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Bulls Recover to Spike Sharply Higher

DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Bulls Recover to Spike Sharply Higher

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Aug 15, 2017

The cattle complex suddenly roared back to life Tuesday, soaring with triple-digit gains thanks to aggressive short-covering and technical-buying. Lean hog futures also scored impressive progress with nearbys racing ahead of deferreds. GENERAL COMMENTS Cash market activity in feedlot country

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