DTN Livestock Midday: Cattle Contracts Supporting Futures Complex Movement Aug 13, 2020

🕔Aug 13, 2020
Cattle cash trade has surprised most as Wednesday morning’s Fed Cattle Exchange pushed cash cattle prices to $104 to $104.50, which is $4.00 stronger than last week’s weighted average. Meanwhile, […]

Livestock Market: Feeder Backlog Will Have Major Ramifications – DTN Jul 22, 2020

🕔Jul 22, 2020
There’s been a lot of talk in the last couple months about the backlog of cattle, the increase in carcass weights and the surplus of supply that the industry is […]

Cattle Market: Bulls or Bears? Let’s Look at the Facts – DTN Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
Remember in years past when there were only one or two things we were really monitoring for the cattle market? Wouldn’t it be pleasant to only worry about beef exports […]

Livestock Markets: Pay Attention to All the Details – DTN Jun 11, 2020

🕔Jun 11, 2020
With the market’s recent drunken binge of events — COVID-19, slaughterhouses shutting down, cattle backing up and slim feedlot placements — I’d like to think that we could rely on […]

Livestock: Cattle Markets Face Problems Trying to Return to “Normal” – DTN May 15, 2020

🕔May 15, 2020
Cattlemen and analysts are a lot alike — we love it when the market is healthy, cringe when it’s compromised, hate being caught blindsided by something we didn’t foresee coming […]

Big Outside Concerns – Shades of 2008? – DTN Mar 16, 2020

🕔Mar 16, 2020
Watching the week’s news unfold, it was frustrating to helplessly stand by and see corn, soybean and wheat prices fall lower, along with cattle and hogs. Nearly all commodity prices […]

Cattle Market – Past Performance and Positive Trends Are No Guarantee – DTN Jan 10, 2020

🕔Jan 10, 2020
My all-time favorite cattle market reference came from the late market connoisseur himself, Pat Goggins, who said, “the cattle market is nothing but an attitude.” The first quarter of the […]

Livestock: “You make your money the day you buy, not the day you sell.” – DTN Nov 18, 2019

🕔Nov 18, 2019
This may be a year simply characterized by the John Wayne quote, “All battles are fought by scared men who’d rather be someplace else.” Cattlemen wanting to be somewhere else? […]

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