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Live Cattle Aug '12 (LEQ12)

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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
116.650 +1.22%
on 08/31/12
122.750 -3.81%
on 08/15/12
-0.800 (-0.67%)
since 07/31/12
3-Month
115.325 +2.38%
on 06/27/12
122.750 -3.81%
on 08/15/12
-0.825 (-0.69%)
since 05/31/12

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Wed Apr 26, 6:42AM CDT
Live cattle futures traded 82.5 cents to $1.125 higher on Tuesday. Feeder Cattle futures were 22.5 to 97.5 cents in the green. The CME feeder cattle index was at $139.31 on 4/24, down 10 cents from the previous day. Wholesale beef prices were higher in the afternoon report. Choice boxes averaged $219.01, up 34 cents, with select gaining $1.98 with an average price of $206.27. Ahead of today’s Fed Cattle Exchange auction, show lists have 5,448 head of cattle listed with 86.58% from NE. Estimated FI cattle slaughter was 231,000 head through Tuesday, up 7,000 from a week ago and the same Tuesday in 2016.

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Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 24% Sell with a Weakening short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

Longer term, the trend strength is Weak.

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Contract Specifications

Barchart Symbol LE
Contract Live Cattle
Exchange Symbol LE
Exchange CME
Point Value $400
Tick Size 0.025 cents per pound ($10.00 per contract)
Margin/Maintenance $1,705/1,550

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Support & Resistance

2nd Resistance Point 123.592
1st Resistance Point 120.833
Last Price 118.075s
1st Support Level 115.983
2nd Support Level 113.892

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