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Live Cattle Aug '19 (LEQ19)

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Live Cattle Futures Market News and Commentary

Cattle Lower on Tuesday

Live cattle futures made some recoveries from midday lows, but still finished mostly in the red. Apr was down the most, dropping 20 cents after Tuesday’s trading. Feeder cattle futures also made afternoon recoveries. The last trading day for Nov FC futures is Thursday. They gained 22 cents, while Jan and Mar closed 25 to 45 cents lower on the day. The 11/18 CME Feeder Cattle index was lower by 15 cents to $146.54. Afternoon boxed beef prices came back down since being higher for the morning. Choice boxes gave back 11 cents, at $239.01. Select boxes were 12 cents lower, to $215.47. The USDA reported minimal cash trading activity through the day with a handful of steers sold between $114-$116. The Fed Cattle Exchange online auction tomorrow will feature 1398 head, 63% NE, 28% KS. The trade deal with Japan has been ratified by the lower house of the Japanese parliament; the upper house is expected to also sign off on the deal to ratify it into law by December 9th. The trade deal is set... Read more

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