DTN Livestock Close: Another Defensive Week With Moderate Losses

🕔Mar 16, 2018The cattle complex closed moderately lower, pressured by a combination of long liquidation and late-week technical-selling. On the other hand, lean hog futures settled narrowly mixed on light trade volume. […]

DTN Livestock Midday: Futures Erode in Morning Trade

🕔Mar 16, 2018Firm pressure is seen in the livestock complex. There is sluggish trade activity in all markets, although the entire market is weak due to light trade. GENERAL COMMENTS: Firm pressure […]

DTN Livestock Open: Tariff for Beef to Japan to Decrease by End of March

🕔Mar 16, 2018Look for live and feeder contracts to open mixed this morning thanks to a combination of residual selling and late-week short-covering. Lean hog futures should also begin with uneven price […]

DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Throw in Towel on Week’s Attempted Rally

🕔Mar 15, 2018The cattle complex tumbled significantly lower Thursday, pressed by long liquidation and technical-selling. Lean hog futures settled mostly higher with only spot April pressured by near-term fundamentals. GENERAL COMMENTS While […]

DTN Livestock Midday: Cattle Futures Tumble Lower

🕔Mar 15, 2018Sharp triple-digit losses have quickly swept through the cattle complex during morning trade. The pressure is pushing traders to remain more uncertain about the ability to step back into the […]

DTN Livestock Open: Hog Futures Pressured by Defensive Fundamentals

🕔Mar 15, 2018Expect lean hog futures to open mostly lower, checked by lower cash sales and struggling product demand. On the other hand, cattle futures may open no better than mixed with […]

DTN Livestock Close: Futures Land Midweek Recovery

🕔Mar 14, 2018The cattle complex closed generally higher, yet all live and feeder contracts settled well below session highs. With the exception of spot April, lean hog issues settled solidly higher thanks […]

DTN Livestock Midday: Market Softness Sweeps Through Cattle Trade

🕔Mar 14, 2018The Strong triple-digit gains seen early in the session across all cattle markets have eroded. This is leaving prices mixed to mostly lower at midday. GENERAL COMMENTS: Livestock futures are […]

DTN Livestock Open: Early Cattle Strength

🕔Mar 14, 2018Look for the cattle complex to open solidly higher, supported by higher feedlot sales and midweek short-covering. Lean hog futures are likely to begin with mixed prices thanks to follow-through […]

DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Futures Negate Friday’s Rally

🕔Mar 12, 2018For the most part, cattle futures closed significantly lower with nearby live issues proving to be the favored target of early week sellers. Lean hog contracts settled on a mixed […]

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