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Lean Hogs Jun '18 (HEM18)

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Lean Hogs Futures Market News and Commentary

Hogs Lower Despite Export Sales Surprise

Lean Hog futures lost 17 1/2 to 35 cents in the front months, pushing Dec futures to $1.65 lower on the week. USDA reported 210,853 MT of pork export sales for the week ending 10/10, just shy of July 31st 2014’s record. Mexico was the biggest purchaser, with a 63% share (132,888 MT) of new sales for the week ending 10/10. The report also indicated that due to the 689% wk/wk increase, our accumulated export sales are already ahead of 2018’s yearly total, with 11 weeks left to add to this record marketing year accumulated total. USDA indicated this report included some delayed reporting. USDA estimated hog slaughter for the week ending 10/19 is at 2.726 million head, up 16,000 head from last week and 167,000 larger than the same week’s total from last year. The Year to date hog slaughter is 101.952 million head, outpacing last year’s slaughter by 3.61%. The CME Lean Hog Index was at $64.90 on Oct 16. The USDA pork carcass cutout value closed higher on Friday by $0.75 finishing the week a... Read more

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
$2,420/2,200
First Notice Date
06/14/18
Expiration Date
06/14/18 (expired)

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Lean Hogs Jun '18
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Jun Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Oct 15, 2019

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Commercials - Long / Short
111,731 (+638)
139,398 (+9,085)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
90,550 (+2,261)
59,188 (-5,650)
Producers - Long / Short
51,719 (-1,075)
124,256 (+8,009)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
50,132 (+733)
5,262 (+96)
Managed Money - Long / Short
49,320 (+1,895)
27,240 (-5,187)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
41,230 (+366)
31,948 (-463)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
72.550 +11.89%
on 05/22/18
81.250 -0.09%
on 06/14/18
+5.025 (+6.60%)
since 05/14/18
3-Month
70.250 +15.55%
on 04/04/18
81.250 -0.09%
on 06/14/18
+2.825 (+3.61%)
since 03/14/18
52-Week
70.250 +15.55%
on 04/04/18
85.850 -5.45%
on 01/09/18
+3.275 (+4.20%)
since 06/14/17

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Hogs Lower Despite Export Sales Surprise

Lean Hog futures lost 17 1/2 to 35 cents in the front months, pushing Dec futures to $1.65 lower on the week. USDA reported 210,853 MT of pork export sales for the week ending 10/10, just shy of July 31st...

Cattle Futures Lower on Lower Cash Prices

Live cattle Oct futures were down by $1.925 at Friday’s close, however that couldn’t erase a wk/wk gain, as future contracts finished $1.025 higher on the week. Feeder cattle futures finish Friday...

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Lean Hog Futures Lower for Friday’s Midday

Lean Hog futures are lower despite the export sales report, dropping as much as $1.42 in the front months. USDA reported 210,853 MT of pork export sales for the week ending 10/10, just shy of July 31st...

Cattle Futures Lower on Profit Taking

Live cattle futures are lower so far this Friday. Feeder cattle futures are down by $1.25 to $2.00 in the nearby contracts. The CME Feeder Cattle index another 3 cents higher on 10/16 to $145.15. USDA’s...

Lean Hogs Weaker Ahead of USDA Export Sales Report

Lean Hog futures were down $1.07 to $2.45 in the nearby contracts yesterday. Long liquidation was noted, with preliminary open interest dropping 1,286 contracts. Thursday’s official slaughter under federal...

Cattle Market Still Looking for Cash Trade

Live cattle futures were 32 lower to 50 higher on Thursday. Feeder cattle futures dropped as much as $1.60 on Thursday due to higher feed costs and weakness in the back month finished cattle. USDA official...

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Cattle Ends Thursday Mixed

Live cattle futures were marginally mixed in the front months. Feeder cattle futures dropped as much as $1.60 on Thursday. USDA official slaughter for week ending Saturday October 5th is 644,676 head,...

Lean Post Triple Digit Losses

Lean Hog futures decrease Thursday to finish down by $1.07 to $2.45 in nearby contracts. Thursday’s official slaughter under federal inspection revealed that for the week ending 10/5 2,660,215 hogs were...

Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 64% Buy with a Strengthening short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

Longer term, the trend strength is Strong. Long term indicators mostly agree with the trend.

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

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 81.325
1st Resistance Point 81.250
Last Price 81.175
1st Support Level 81.100
2nd Support Level 81.025

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52-Week High 85.850
Last Price 81.175
Fibonacci 61.8% 79.891
Fibonacci 50% 78.050
Fibonacci 38.2% 76.209
52-Week Low 70.250

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