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Lean Hogs Jun '20 (HEM20)

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Lean Hogs Futures Market News and Commentary

Hogs Limit Lower so far

Wednesday trading has lean hog futures locked limit lower. The CME Lean Hog Index for March 30th was $65.15, down 41 cents. That is an even more substantial premium to futures. The National Average Base Hog price was down by $4.86 to $48.32. The Pork Carcass Cutout Value was $63.09 cwt. which was down $1.95 this morning. Belly cuts, which continue to post record lows, were quoted at $34.08 cwt.! Demand lower prices at the grocery store! The US ag attaché in Beijing noted that Chinese importers have applied for, received, and are using tariff exemptions for U.S. pork. The exemptions were on section 301 tariffs, while section 232 (25% beginning April 2018) are still in effect. US pork is very competitive due to elevated Chinese internal prices. USDA estimated Tuesday’s FI hog slaughter at 493,000 head. WTD slaughter was estimated 9,000 head below last week’s pace.

Apr 20 Hogs are at $49.200, down $3.000,

May 20 Hogs are at $49.975, down $3.000

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Contract Specifications

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Contract
Lean Hogs
Contract Size
40,000 pounds
Tick Size
0.025 cents per pound ($10.00 per contract)
Trading Hours
8:30a.m. - 1:05p.m. (Settles 1:00p.m.) CST
Exchange
CME
Point Value
$400
Margin/Maintenance
$2,750/2,500
First Notice Date
06/12/20 (72 days)
Expiration Date
06/12/20 (72 days)

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Lean Hogs Jun '20
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Jun Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Mar 24, 2020

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Commercials - Long / Short
96,852 (-3,760)
110,325 (+681)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
74,403 (-8,278)
53,214 (-12,450)
Producers - Long / Short
45,705 (-1,591)
99,060 (+1,868)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
47,091 (-1,360)
7,209 (-378)
Managed Money - Long / Short
51,967 (-8,884)
29,761 (-11,001)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
22,436 (+606)
23,453 (-1,449)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
57.325 unch
on 04/01/20
80.350 -28.66%
on 03/10/20
-19.900 (-25.77%)
since 02/28/20
3-Month
57.325 unch
on 04/01/20
90.175 -36.43%
on 01/02/20
-32.100 (-35.90%)
since 12/31/19
52-Week
57.325 unch
on 04/01/20
95.500 -39.97%
on 04/24/19
-24.750 (-30.16%)
since 04/01/19

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Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 100% Sell and ranks in the Top 1% of all short term signal directions.

Long term indicators fully support a continuation of the trend.

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

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 62.592
1st Resistance Point 61.458
Last Price 57.325s
1st Support Level 59.258
2nd Support Level 58.192

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52-Week High 95.500
Fibonacci 61.8% 80.917
Fibonacci 50% 76.412
Fibonacci 38.2% 71.908
Last Price 57.325s
52-Week Low 57.325

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