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Lean Hogs Jun '18 (HEM18)

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Lean Hogs Futures Market News and Commentary


Lean Hog futures were mostly 25 cents to $1.05 higher, with Dec held down by cash ahead of next week’s expiration. Dec was down 6.26% on the week, with Feb up 0.48%. The CME Lean Hog Index was down 21 cents from the previous day @ $56.19 on December 5. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was $1.51 higher on Friday afternoon at $73.63. The national base cash hog carcass value was up 48 cents on Friday afternoon to a weighted average of $47.89. USDA’s FI hog slaughter was estimated at 2.558 million head through Saturday. That was 27,000 head above last week and 17,000 head larger than last year. US pork exports during October totaled 501.944 million lbs according to Census data. That was a record for that month and 16.1% larger than last month. Weekly pork export shipments were a marketing year (MY) high 27,884 MT.--provided by Brugler Marketing & Management

Contract Specifications

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Contract
Lean Hogs
Contract Size
40,000 pounds
Tick Size
0.025 cents per pound ($10.00 per contract)
Trading Hours
8:30a.m. - 1:05p.m. CST
Exchange
CME
Point Value
$400
Margin/Maintenance
$1,485/1,350
First Notice Date
06/14/18
Expiration Date
06/14/18 (expired)

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Lean Hogs Jun '18
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Jun Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Nov 27, 2018

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Commercials - Long / Short
84,770 (+346)
89,905 (+2,591)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
69,073 (-3,002)
49,288 (-3,476)
Producers - Long / Short
15,236 (+1,562)
77,863 (+4,797)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
59,981 (+679)
2,489 (-311)
Managed Money - Long / Short
59,787 (-2,686)
18,565 (-1,810)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
9,286 (-316)
30,723 (-1,666)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
72.550 +11.89%
on 05/22/18
81.250 -0.09%
on 06/14/18
+5.025 (+6.60%)
since 05/14/18
3-Month
70.250 +15.55%
on 04/04/18
81.250 -0.09%
on 06/14/18
+2.825 (+3.61%)
since 03/14/18
52-Week
70.250 +15.55%
on 04/04/18
85.850 -5.45%
on 01/09/18
+3.275 (+4.20%)
since 06/14/17

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The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 64% Buy with a Strengthening short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

Longer term, the trend strength is Maximum. Long term indicators mostly agree with the trend.

The market is in highly overbought territory. Beware of a trend reversal.

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 81.325
1st Resistance Point 81.250
Last Price 81.175
1st Support Level 81.100
2nd Support Level 81.025

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52-Week High 85.850
Last Price 81.175
Fibonacci 61.8% 79.891
Fibonacci 50% 78.050
Fibonacci 38.2% 76.209
52-Week Low 70.250

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