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Feeder Cattle Aug '20 (GFQ20)

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Feeder Cattle Futures Market News and Commentary

Cattle Close at Highs on Day

Live cattle futures closed the day with gains of 65 to 95 cents, which was near the top of the day’s range. Feeder cattle futures progressed triple digits ahead of the weekend. The CME Feeder Cattle index for July 9 was $134.92, up by 23 cents. CFTC reported managed funds were 22,908 contracts net long in cattle on July 7. That was a wk/wk increase of 30%, but spec trader OI was down by 1.5%. Managed money had reduced their net long in feeder cattle on the week to 1,579 contracts. In the monthly WASDE updates, USDA estimates 2020 beef production at 26.934b lbs. That is up from June’s 26.674. The increase was mostly to 3Q, up 105m lbs to 7.02 billion. 4Q production is estimated at 6.935 b lbs. Wholesale boxed beef prices were mixed on Friday, widening the Chc/Sel spread to $10.21. Choice boxes were $0.91 stronger to $204.5. Select boxes fell another 54 cents to $194.29. USDA estimated cattle slaughter through Saturday at 664,000 for the week, and 16.516m head on the year. The week’s... Read more

Contract Specifications

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Contract
Feeder Cattle
Contract Size
50,000 pounds
Tick Size
0.00025 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
$5,346/4,860
First Notice Date
08/27/20 (46 days)
Expiration Date
08/27/20 (46 days)

Seasonal Chart

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

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Jul 7, 2020

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Commercials - Long / Short
12,133 (+526)
9,623 (-391)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
12,118 (+123)
9,939 (+570)
Producers - Long / Short
5,986 (+583)
7,478 (-401)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
4,837 (+59)
835 (+126)
Managed Money - Long / Short
8,305 (-21)
6,586 (+404)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
3,813 (+144)
3,353 (+166)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
128.675 +5.50%
on 06/15/20
136.675 -0.68%
on 07/06/20
+3.075 (+2.32%)
since 06/10/20
3-Month
121.350 +11.87%
on 04/14/20
138.800 -2.20%
on 05/07/20
+6.875 (+5.33%)
since 04/09/20

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Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 88% Buy with a Strongest short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

Long term indicators fully support a continuation of the trend.

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 137.033
1st Resistance Point 136.392
Last Price 135.750s
1st Support Level 134.767
2nd Support Level 133.783

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52-Week High 156.500
Fibonacci 61.8% 138.747
Last Price 135.750s
Fibonacci 50% 133.262
Fibonacci 38.2% 127.778
52-Week Low 110.025

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