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Feeder Cattle Jan '19 (GFF19)

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Feeder Cattle Futures Market News and Commentary

Cattle Market Posted Sharp Losses on Wednesday

Live cattle futures saw $1.55 to $2.775 losses in most contracts on Wednesday. Feeder cattle futures were down $2.775 to $3.10 in the 2019 contracts. The CME feeder cattle index was down 6 cents to $145.78 on April 23. Wholesale boxed beef prices were lower on Wednesday afternoon. Choice boxes were down $1.15 at $232.96, with Select boxes 98 cents lower @ $220.28. USDA estimated this week’s FI cattle slaughter at 357,000 head through Wednesday. That was down 6,000 head from the week prior but 3,000 above the same week last year. Wednesday’s FCE online auction saw one lot of 124 head sold for $127, with the other 3 lost unsold and asks of $127.75-128. A few cash trades were shown at $126 in the South on Wednesday. Apr 19 Cattle closed at $126.775, down $1.550, Jun 19 Cattle closed at $118.350, down $2.775, Aug 19 Cattle closed at $115.825, down $2.375, May 19 Feeder Cattle closed at $146.525, down $3.100 Aug 19 Feeder Cattle closed at $156.725, down $2.975 Sep 19 Feeder Cattle closed at $157.875, down $2.975 ---provided by Brugler Marketing & Management

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
$3,080/2,800
First Notice Date
01/31/19
Expiration Date
01/31/19 (expired)

Seasonal Chart

Feeder Cattle Jan '19
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Jan Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Apr 16, 2019

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Commercials - Long / Short
15,423 (+864)
11,731 (+457)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
18,817 (+1,346)
11,614 (+695)
Producers - Long / Short
5,158 (+561)
9,545 (+247)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
9,112 (+55)
1,033 (-38)
Managed Money - Long / Short
13,660 (+1,533)
7,043 (-297)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
5,157 (-187)
4,571 (+992)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
140.150 +1.22%
on 01/22/19
148.700 -4.60%
on 01/02/19
-6.990 (-4.70%)
since 12/31/18
3-Month
140.150 +1.22%
on 01/22/19
151.075 -6.10%
on 11/02/18
-8.740 (-5.80%)
since 11/01/18
52-Week
134.225 +5.69%
on 04/04/18
156.575 -9.40%
on 10/02/18
-7.315 (-4.90%)
since 02/01/18

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Barchart Technical Opinion

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

Longer term, the trend strength is Strong. Long term indicators fully support a continuation of the trend.

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 141.860
1st Resistance Point 141.860
Last Price 142.100s
1st Support Level 141.860
2nd Support Level 141.860

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52-Week High 156.575
Fibonacci 61.8% 148.037
Fibonacci 50% 145.400
Fibonacci 38.2% 142.763
Last Price 142.100s
52-Week Low 134.225

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