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Feeder Cattle Aug '19 (GFQ19)

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Feeder Cattle Futures Market News and Commentary

Cattle Futures Higher on $2-3 Pop in Cash

Live cattle futures saw a $1.60 pop in nearby April futures, thanks to higher cash cattle trade. The rest of the contracts were 15 lower to 30 higher ahead of the monthly USDA Cattle on Feed report. Feeder cattle futures settled 25 to 95 cents higher. The CME feeder cattle index was up $1.40 to $144.98 on April 17. Wholesale boxed beef prices were mixed. Choice boxes were up 30 cents at $233.06, with Select boxes $.70 lower at $219.46. USDA estimated week to date FI cattle slaughter at 485,000 head through Thursday. That would be 14,000 larger than last week and also 14,000 head above the same week a year ago. Cash cattle trade was $2 or more above week ago @ $126 in the south and $130-132 in the north. USDA weekly beef export sales were much improved at 28,800 MT, mostly to South Korea and Japan. The monthly USDA Cattle on Feed report showed the largest April 1 On Feed since the reporting series began in 1996. Numbers were up 2% from 2018, with March placements 4.8% larger than the same month a year ago. Apr 19 Cattle closed at $128.525, up $1.600, Jun 19 Cattle closed at $122.675, up $0.300, Aug 19 Cattle closed at $119.750, up $0.200, Apr 19 Feeder Cattle closed at $145.700, up $0.375 May 19 Feeder Cattle closed at $151.525, up $0.925 Aug 19 Feeder Cattle closed at $160.675, up $0.225 ---provided by Brugler Marketing & Management

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
08/29/19 (130 days)
Expiration Date
08/29/19 (130 days)

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Feeder Cattle Aug '19
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Aug 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
153.475 +4.69%
on 03/19/19
161.400 -0.45%
on 04/18/19
+6.800 (+4.42%)
since 03/18/19
147.700 +8.78%
on 01/22/19
161.400 -0.45%
on 04/18/19
+11.375 (+7.62%)
since 01/18/19

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The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 100% Buy with a Strongest short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

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

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

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 162.208
1st Resistance Point 161.442
Last Price 160.675s
1st Support Level 159.867
2nd Support Level 159.058

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52-Week High 161.400
Last Price 160.675s
Fibonacci 61.8% 155.450
Fibonacci 50% 153.612
Fibonacci 38.2% 151.775
52-Week Low 145.825

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