DTN Livestock Close: Lean Hogs Crash as Supply, Demand Fears Mount

🕔Jul 17, 2018Triple-digit losses dominated the lean hog market with new spot August slumping to a new contract low. The cattle complex settled moderately lower in the live market with feeder issues […]

DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Launch Week Sharply Higher

🕔Jul 16, 2018Live and feeder contracts closed sharply higher Monday, supported by large cash premiums and aggressive sort covering. Lean hog issues settled lower with fourth quarter prices losing more ground to […]

DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Futures Still Waiting For Cash News

🕔Jul 13, 2018The cattle complex closed on a mixed basis with live issues moderately lower and feeder contracts mixed. On the other hand, deferred lean hog contracts enjoyed another session of short-covering, […]

DTN Livestock Close: Futures Generate Short-Covering Interest, Spec-Buying

🕔Jul 12, 2018After two staggering sessions of limit losses, lean hog futures, for the most part, recovered with triple-digit gains. The cattle complex managed a smaller rebound, supported by profit-taking and the […]

DTN Livestock Close: Futures Tumble Lower on Widespread Pressure

🕔Jul 11, 2018Pressure in most commodity markets Wednesday following the announcement of additional tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese products left livestock futures searching for support. This pushed livestock markets sharply […]

DTN Livestock Close: Limit Losses Plague Hog Futures

🕔Jul 10, 2018Late-day pressure led lean hog contracts to close sharply lower with the August contract settling limit lower. Cattle markets were able to hold onto some buyer support, although hog market […]

DTN Livestock Close: Ugly String of Losses in Lean Hogs

🕔Jul 9, 2018Most hog contracts closed sharply lower, essentially pressured by fears of extended record pork production and inadequate demand. For the most part, the cattle complex settled moderately lower, checked by […]

DTN Livestock Close: Bullish Cattle Balloons Get Popped Late

🕔Jul 6, 2018After trading significantly higher through most of the session, selling surfaced late in the day and caused live and feeder contracts to close moderately lower. Spooked by eroding cash bids […]

DTN Livestock Close: Lean Futures Shake Off Bearish Vibes, Move Higher

🕔Jul 3, 2018Lean hog futures closed significantly higher with August through December jazzed by triple-digit gains. The cattle complex settled mostly higher thanks to follow-through buying and pre-holiday short-covering. GENERAL COMMENTS The […]

DTN Livestock Close: Feeder Futures Soar Thanks to Sharply Lower Corn Prices

🕔Jul 2, 2018The cattle complex stepped into the holiday-shortened week by settling mostly higher, especially in terms of feeder contracts. Lean hog issues closed widely mixed with August and October sharply lower […]

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