DTN Livestock Close: Hog Futures Advance on Demand Strength

🕔Mar 18, 2019Expectations for strong domestic and export markets helped push hog futures triple digits higher Monday. GENERAL COMMENTS: Early softness in lean hog futures Monday gave way to triple-digit gains by […]

DTN Cotton Close: Holds Higher on Low Volume

🕔Mar 18, 2019The cotton market opened higher but closed mixed Monday. Specifically, the old crop was lower, while new crop finished fractionally higher. Such action may be a continuation of the market’s […]

Iowa Latest to Declare Storms Disaster – DTN

🕔Mar 18, 2019Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a disaster proclamation on Friday for 15 counties hit by the latest catastrophic flooding in the Midwest, Reynolds announced in a news release. Nebraska Gov. […]

DTN Grain Close: Quietly Lower Amid Flooding

🕔Mar 18, 2019In spite of pervasive flooding through much of the Western Corn Belt, traders showed little response Monday, leaving corn and soybeans with small losses. May K.C. wheat was down 6 […]

DTN Livestock Midday: Light Gains Curbed By Market Uncertainty

🕔Mar 18, 2019Mixed trade has held through the entire morning in hog and cattle trade with traders still focusing on market firmness based on last week’s gains. But the inability to sustain […]

DTN Cotton Open: Higher on Export Hopes

🕔Mar 18, 2019The cotton market is starting this new week in middle March a tad higher. It is building on last Friday’s strong showing.That is, after the news Thursday suggesting the trade […]

DTN Livestock Open: Continued Hog Strength Leaves Uncertainty

🕔Mar 18, 2019Limit gains in lean hog futures Friday is sparking increased underlying support through the entire livestock complex, although continued market strength may come with short-term market corrections. Cattle: Steady Futures: […]

DTN Grain Open: Traders Focus on Record Fund Positions

🕔Mar 18, 20196:00 a.m. CME Globex: May corn is up 1/4 cents per bushel, May soybeans are down 3 cents, and May K.C. wheat is down 3 1/2 cents. CME Globex Recap: […]

DTN Livestock Close: Hogs End Wild Week With Limit-Up Gains

🕔Mar 15, 2019The entire livestock futures sector posted gains Friday, with the most dramatic bullishness coming from the lean hog market’s ongoing African swine fever concerns. Hogs were up $3.000 (limit-up). GENERAL […]

DTN Cotton Close: Recoups Thurs. Losses

🕔Mar 15, 2019The cotton market did an about face Friday, recouping it losses of Thursday. Thursday the market nosedived on unofficial comments the U.S./China trade talks will likely drag on into the […]

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