DTN Livestock Close: Live Cattle Capture Gains Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 2019Lean hog and feeder cattle markets closed lower giving live cattle the spark to trade higher, along with competitive cash prices. GENERAL COMMENTS: The market was mostly determined to trade […]

DTN Livestock Close: Down Day for Cattle, Lean Hogs Mostly Higher Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019Cattle contracts struggled to keep losses less than $1.00, the lean hog market was weak in spots but kept the bulk of the contracts higher. GENERAL COMMENTS: For about a […]

DTN Livestock Close: Markets Finish Mostly Higher Dec 3, 2019

🕔Dec 3, 2019Live cattle gave in after the noon hour and traded higher in deferred contracts Tuesday, while nearby contracts were reluctant to fully accept the idea. GENERAL COMMENTS: Livestock contract toyed […]

DTN Livestock Close: Contracts Move Mostly Lower Dec 2, 2019

🕔Dec 2, 2019Mondays after a holiday are always rough, and livestock contracts met Monday with a sluggish, unenthused spirit. GENERAL COMMENTS: Monday came into the week abrupt and bearish, but after the […]

DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Contracts Higher, Lean Hogs Lower Nov 27, 2019

🕔Nov 27, 2019Cash cattle started some sparks Wednesday afternoon, rallying $3.00 to $4.00 higher. GENERAL COMMENTS: I’ve heard of luck traipsing around Christmas, but I don’t know that I recall cattlemen touting […]

DTN Livestock Close: Contracts Move Mostly Higher Nov 26, 2019

🕔Nov 26, 2019It may be a holiday week but futures are coasting into the Thanksgiving holiday with a shiny livestock complex — live cattle, feeder cattle and lean hog futures all closed […]

DTN Livestock Close: Futures Mostly Lower Nov 22, 2019

🕔Nov 22, 2019Friday livestock contracts struggled to perform, especially in the cattle contracts. GENERAL COMMENTS: It was a big day of USDA reports with the monthly Cattle on Feed (COF) and Cold […]

DTN Livestock Close: Slow Trade Ends Mixed Nov 21, 2019

🕔Nov 21, 2019Cattle contracts couldn’t keep up with cash cattle price trends, but the lean hog contracts were able to close the day with the same vigor they started with. GENERAL COMMENTS: […]

DTN Livestock Close: Uninspiring Finish Nov 20, 2019

🕔Nov 20, 2019Livestock contracts were unable to spearhead any real change from the morning bell, closing Wednesday largely in the same way they opened. GENERAL COMMENTS: It’s beginning to look a lot […]

DTN Livestock Close: Markets End Mixed Nov 19, 2019

🕔Nov 19, 2019Livestock contracts closed Tuesday mixed in all three trading arenas. GENERAL COMMENTS: Tuesday morning livestock contracts were crying, whining and complaining about lower prices and because the last two months […]

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