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Feeder Cattle Mar '20 (GFH20)

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Feeder Cattle Futures Market News and Commentary

Cattle Closes Week in Red

Live cattle futures were mixed on Friday. Futures closed 30 cents lower in Jun contracts, and 12 to 17 cents higher in Feb and April futures. Despite the Friday gain Feb cattle were $1.50 lower wk/wk. Feeder cattle futures were lower by 85 to 97 cents on Friday which pushed to a weekly move of minus $3.50 for Jan. The 01/23 CME Feeder Cattle index was down 2 cents to $144.84. CFTC’s report showed managed money cattle traders at 90,253 contracts net long on 01/21. Feeder cattle spec traders were more net long wk/wk, as the OI increase in longs outpaced the uptick in shorts. The CoF report showed Jan 1 cattle on feed at 11.958 million head, up 2.29% yr/yr, and in-line with estimates. December placements were 1.828m head, up 3.45% yr/yr. Marketings for the month of December were also in-line with estimates, at 1.834m head. That is a 5.34% increase yr/yr. Wholesale boxed beef prices were lower. Choice boxes were down 83 cents, and Select boxes were down by 50 cents. Cash cattle sales th... Read more

Contract Specifications

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Contract
Feeder Cattle
Contract Size
50,000 pounds
Tick Size
0.025 cents per pound ($12.50 per contract)
Trading Hours
8:30a.m. - 1:05p.m. (Settles 1:00p.m.) CST
Exchange
CME
Point Value
$500
Margin/Maintenance
$3,712/3,375
First Notice Date
03/26/20 (60 days)
Expiration Date
03/26/20 (60 days)

Seasonal Chart

Feeder Cattle Mar '20
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Mar Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Jan 21, 2020

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Commercials - Long / Short
9,481 (-637)
9,650 (-351)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
20,056 (+51)
12,744 (-80)
Producers - Long / Short
3,467 (-315)
8,380 (+103)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
5,086 (+138)
342 (+6)
Managed Money - Long / Short
15,416 (+302)
8,428 (-21)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
4,640 (-251)
4,316 (-59)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
139.200 +0.34%
on 01/24/20
147.750 -5.47%
on 01/10/20
-4.000 (-2.78%)
since 12/24/19
3-Month
138.625 +0.76%
on 11/22/19
147.750 -5.47%
on 01/10/20
-0.150 (-0.11%)
since 10/24/19

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Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 56% Sell with a Strengthening short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.



Long term indicators mostly agree with the trend.

The market is approaching oversold territory. Be watchful of a trend reversal.

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 141.925
1st Resistance Point 140.800
Last Price 139.675s
1st Support Level 138.875
2nd Support Level 138.075

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52-Week High 157.625
Fibonacci 61.8% 145.563
Fibonacci 50% 141.837
Last Price 139.675s
Fibonacci 38.2% 138.112
52-Week Low 126.050

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