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Feeder Cattle Aug '18 (GFQ18)

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Feeder Cattle Futures Market News and Commentary

Cattle Close with Losses

Live cattle futures close lower by $1.20 to $1.65 in the front months at the close. Feeder cattle came back from midday triple digit losses to close mixed. March feeders were 2 cents higher with deferred contracts down 50 to 80 cents lower. The CME Feeder Cattle Index for 02/19 was 85 cents higher to $141.95. Wholesale boxed beef prices were lower again on Thursday, but tightened the Chc/Sel spread to $2.90. Choice boxes were down by $1.07 to $204.50 cwt. While Select boxes were down 16 cents. Cash sales were reported in NE in the $119 to $120 range, with dressed sales at $190. The weekly price range is $119-$120 so far. USDA estimated FI cattle slaughter for the week at 474,000 head, which is 8,000 below last week’s pace.

Feb 20 Cattle closed at $120.100, down $1.200,

Apr 20 Cattle closed at $119.150, down $1.650,

Jun 20 Cattle closed at $110.925, down $1.375,

Mar 20 Feeder Cattle closed at $140.800, up $0.025

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Contract Specifications

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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
Point Value
First Notice Date
Expiration Date
08/30/18 (expired)

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Feeder Cattle Aug '18
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Aug Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Feb 11, 2020

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Commercials - Long / Short
11,547 (-96)
7,565 (+51)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
16,414 (+676)
17,946 (+986)
Producers - Long / Short
6,025 (+294)
6,235 (+218)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
4,712 (-220)
520 (+3)
Managed Money - Long / Short
11,609 (+858)
15,328 (+1,893)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
4,805 (-182)
2,618 (-907)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
148.250 +1.17%
on 08/14/18
153.000 -1.97%
on 08/06/18
+0.655 (+0.44%)
since 07/31/18
142.175 +5.49%
on 06/15/18
154.925 -3.19%
on 07/19/18
+2.580 (+1.75%)
since 05/31/18

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 149.980
1st Resistance Point 149.980
Last Price 149.980s
1st Support Level 149.980
2nd Support Level 149.980

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52-Week High 159.200
Last Price 149.980s
Fibonacci 61.8% 149.956
Fibonacci 50% 147.100
Fibonacci 38.2% 144.244
52-Week Low 135.000

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