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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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DTN Livestock Midday: Moderate to Strong Gains Hold

DTN Livestock Midday: Moderate to Strong Gains Hold

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Aug 15, 2017

Despite cattle markets pulling back from session highs at midday, moderate to strong gains have continued to be seen in most contracts. This renewed buyer support in all livestock trade may spark some underlying commercial support stepping into the complex

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DTN Livestock Open: Cattle Remain Under Pressure

DTN Livestock Open: Cattle Remain Under Pressure

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

Live and feeder contracts are set to open moderately lower, pressured by residual selling interest and long liquidation. On the other hand, lean hog futures seem staged to open mixed with new spot October gaining on deferreds. Cattle: Steady-$2 LR

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DTN Livestock Close: Live Cattle Futures Swamped by Triple-Digit Losses

DTN Livestock Close: Live Cattle Futures Swamped by Triple-Digit Losses

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Aug 14, 2017

Cattle futures closed mixed in the live market and mostly higher in the feeder trade. Lean hog contracts also launched the new week with uneven price action as spot August expired. GENERAL COMMENTS Feedlot country was typically quiet as packers

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DTN Livestock Midday: Firm Pressure Sweeps Through Live Cattle Trade

DTN Livestock Midday: Firm Pressure Sweeps Through Live Cattle Trade

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Aug 14, 2017

Increased pressure has developed in live cattle markets Monday morning. This has pushed nearby trade $1 per cwt lower although trade volume in all livestock markets remain quiet. The focus on increased market activity later in the week is keeping

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DTN Livestock Open: Mixed Morning Expected

DTN Livestock Open: Mixed Morning Expected

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Aug 14, 2017

Live and feeder futures are set to open on a mixed basis this morning as a combination of residual short covering and nervous fundamentals. Lean hog contracts should also begin with uneven price action in light trade volume. Cattle: Steady-$2

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DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Stage Moderate Late-Week Recovery

DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Stage Moderate Late-Week Recovery

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Aug 11, 2017

The cattle complex closed higher to end the week, supported by short-covering and pre-weekend profit-taking. On the other hand, lean hog contracts settled on a mixed basis with nearbys outperforming deferreds. GENERAL COMMENTS The cash cattle trade was not tested

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