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DTN Livestock Close: Red Ink Covers All Meat Futures

DTN Livestock Close: Red Ink Covers All Meat Futures

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Jun 22, 2017

The cattle complex settled significantly lower, pressured by further long liquidation and technical selling. Lean hog issues closed seriously lower as well, checked in part by bull spreaders taking profits.  GENERAL COMMENTS Activity in feedlot country was limited to scattered

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DTN Livestock Midday: Sharp Pressure Continues to Hold

DTN Livestock Midday: Sharp Pressure Continues to Hold

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Aggressive losses have held in cattle and hog futures early Thursday morning. This has led to triple-digit pressure across most markets with traders focusing on weaker beef and pork values. The lack of support in cash cattle trade is creating

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DTN Livestock Open: Cattle Paper Under Pressure

DTN Livestock Open: Cattle Paper Under Pressure

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Look for live and feeder futures to open under pressure, checked by sharply lower feedlot sales and long liquidation. Hog paper should open mixed, higher front issues and lower back contracts. Cattle: Steady w/Wed Futures: 100-200 LR Live Equiv $159.79

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DTN Livestock Close: Nearby Lean Hog Futures Well Supported

DTN Livestock Close: Nearby Lean Hog Futures Well Supported

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Jun 21, 2017

Lean hog futures settled mostly higher with July and August attracting the most buying interest. The cattle complex finished mixed with live issues lower and feeder contracts higher.  GENERAL COMMENTS Light to moderate cash activity surfaced in most feeding areas

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DTN Livestock Midday: Firm Gains Holding Across Cattle Trade

DTN Livestock Midday: Firm Gains Holding Across Cattle Trade

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Jun 21, 2017

Strong buyer interest has quickly developed in feeder cattle markets Wednesday morning. This has sparked renewed follow-through support across the entire complex, which may help to draw additional support through the entire livestock market. GENERAL COMMENTS: Mixed trade is seen

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DTN Livestock Open: Uneven Price Action Expected

DTN Livestock Open: Uneven Price Action Expected

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Jun 21, 2017

Look for the cattle complex to begin with uneven price action thanks to short-covering and long liquidation. Lean hog futures should also open on a mixed basis, scrambled by bull spreading and profit-taking. Cattle: Steady-$2 LR Futures: Mixed Live Equiv

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DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Manage to Pull Off Session Lows

DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Manage to Pull Off Session Lows

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Jun 20, 2017

The cattle complex settled modestly lower with feeder contracts pressured more than the live counterparts. On the other hand, lean hog futures closed mixed with front months gaining on backs.  GENERAL COMMENTS The cash cattle trade remained essentially untested with

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DTN Livestock Midday: Additional Losses in Cattle

DTN Livestock Midday: Additional Losses in Cattle

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Jun 20, 2017

Widespread pressure in cattle markets have continued to add to the pressure in all livestock markets. Concerns that additional weakness will be seen in cash cattle prices and beef values is quickly eroding trader interest. GENERAL COMMENTS: Widespread market pressure

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DTN Livestock Open: Lean Hog Futures Firm

DTN Livestock Open: Lean Hog Futures Firm

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Jun 20, 2017

Look for lean hog futures to open higher, supported by follow-through buying interest and constructive fundamentals. On the other hand, the cattle complex should start out lower thanks to residual selling interest and cash uncertainty. Cattle: Steady-$2 LR Futures: 50-100

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DTN Livestock Close: Lean Hog Futures Surge Higher by Triple Digits

DTN Livestock Close: Lean Hog Futures Surge Higher by Triple Digits

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

Lean hog contracts closed sharply higher, supported by bullish fundamentals and early week short-covering. The cattle complex slumped significantly lower, hammered by long liquidation and technical selling. GENERAL COMMENTS It was a typical “show and tell” session in feedlot country

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