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Live Cattle Dec '18 (LEZ18)

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Live Cattle Futures Market News and Commentary

Cattle Enter Weekend Mixed

Live cattle futures closed fairly firm on Friday, with 2 to 5 cent gains, and losses of 2 cents in front months. Feeder cattle futures were down by as much as 37 cents for the soon to expire Nov contract, the other nearbys saw gains of 15 to 22 cents. Spec funds in live cattle futures were again net long as of 11/12. Managed money traders changed sides as short position open interest has shrank for the 8th consecutive week, matching the long position increases. The CFTC reported that managed money was net long for feeder cattle futures. That marks the second consecutive Tuesday with that being the case. Managed money has become less net short or more net long (increasingly bullish) for 10 consecutive weeks, for a total swing of 8,446 contracts. The 11/14 CME Feeder Cattle index was 27 cents lower at $147.12. Friday’s afternoon boxed beef prices were lower, widening the Chc/Sel spread to 26.47. Choice boxes saw a 26 cent decrease, while select boxes had fallen by $1.5 to $214.33. Th... Read more

  • Friday, Grain Comments

    Points To Consider

  • TFM Sunrise Update _ Nov 15, 2019

    Grains flat/weak overnight... remain on slippery slope; US/China trade negotiations reach demands from both sides.

  • Exports, NOPA Crush on Tap

    Exports, NOPA Crush on Tap

  • Livestock Report

    New low for Hogs, Cattle and Feeders consolidate

  • Ethanol Report to Signal Latest in Demand

    Ethanol Report to Signal Latest in Demand

  • TFM Sunrise Update - November 14, 2019

    Grain markets steady overnight amid strength in the greenback. . .Weekly Export Sales delayed until Friday.

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