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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Sharp losses in cattle trade seen early Wednesday have been replaced by moderate to strong gains at midday.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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DTN Livestock Midday: Futures Stuck in Narrow Range

DTN Livestock Midday: Futures Stuck in Narrow Range

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Oct 16, 2017

Narrow trading ranges are holding in livestock futures with the exception of front-month lean hog futures trade. Increased additional market direction is expected through the rest of the week. GENERAL COMMENTS: Livestock futures are lightly traded with strong buyer activity

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DTN Livestock Open: Sluggish Early Trade Expected

DTN Livestock Open: Sluggish Early Trade Expected

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Oct 16, 2017

Light market activity is expected early Monday morning in all livestock trade. Cash cattle markets remain quiet following moderate to active trade late last week. The focus on mixed futures trade and light early volume may allow for additional volatility

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DTN Livestock Close: Lack of Direction Develops in Markets

DTN Livestock Close: Lack of Direction Develops in Markets

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Oct 13, 2017

Trade Friday focused on traders adjusting ahead of the weekend and shifting after swift cattle future moves over the last several sessions. GENERAL COMMENTS From Friday to Friday livestock futures scored the following changes: Oct LC up $1.80; Dec LC

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DTN Livestock Midday: Limited Activity Develops Across All Trade

DTN Livestock Midday: Limited Activity Develops Across All Trade

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Oct 13, 2017

Livestock markets remain quiet early Friday with very little additional direction developing during the morning. There is expected to be sluggish movement through the rest of the trading session as traders coast into the weekend. GENERAL COMMENTS: Livestock futures are

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DTN Livestock Open: Follow-Through Pressure Developing

DTN Livestock Open: Follow-Through Pressure Developing

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Oct 13, 2017

Additional follow through pressure is expected to develop through early trade Friday morning as traders continue to back away from the complex after strong pressure swept through the complex Thursday afternoon. Despite the support in cash cattle trade, the weakness

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