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Live Cattle Pit Dec '22 (LCZ22)

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Live Cattle (Pit) Futures Market News and Commentary

Cattle Futures Seek Cash Insight on Wednesday

After two rounds of futures trading the Dec cattle contract is at a net 40 cent loss for the week, with Feb 32 cents in the red. Tuesday settled with the board back up by 10 to 27 cents, but off the intra-day highs. Central Stockyard’s FCE auction had 1,691 head listed, with no sales between $153 bids and $155 asks. The trend for the week is not established. 

Feeder cattle settled Tuesday with a triple digit gain in Jan, but 42 to 57 cent gains in the other front months. Jan is still a $3.17 discount to March, and at a 30 cent loss WTD on the board. The USDA’s OKC Feeder Auction review had $1-$3 higher for feeder steers and $3-$7 stronger steer calve sales, though volumes were slightly lower. The 11/25 Feeder Cattle Index from CME was up $3.56 to $177.19. 

Wholesale Boxed Beef prices were mixed in the PM report, widening the Chc/Sel spread to $28.92. Choice boxes were 21 cents higher as Select dropped $2.71. The Chc/Sel spread for the rib primal was $144.51 with Choice r... Read more

Contract Specifications

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Contract
Live Cattle [Pit]
Contract Size
40,000 pounds
Tick Size
0.00025 per pound ($10.00 per contract)
Trading Hours
8:30a.m. - 1:02p.m. CST
Exchange
CME
Point Value
$400
Expiration Date
12/30/22 (30 days)

Seasonal Chart

Live Cattle Pit Dec '22
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Pit Contracts
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
151.275 +0.93%
on 11/15/22
153.800 -0.73%
on 11/22/22
-0.325 (-0.21%)
since 10/28/22
3-Month
146.275 +4.38%
on 09/28/22
154.125 -0.94%
on 10/24/22
+3.750 (+2.52%)
since 08/29/22
52-Week
140.825 +8.41%
on 12/20/21
154.125 -0.94%
on 10/24/22
+9.975 (+6.99%)
since 11/26/21

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Midweek Hogs Follow Two Down Days

Week-to-date prices show lean hog futures down from $4.35 to $2.70 across the front months after follow through selling left Tuesday near the day’s low and another 25 to 75 cents in the red. December...

HEZ22 : 82.500 (+1.76%)
HEJ23 : 91.125 (+1.53%)
KMZ22 : 90.250 (+0.33%)
Cattle Futures Seek Cash Insight on Wednesday

After two rounds of futures trading the Dec cattle contract is at a net 40 cent loss for the week, with Feb 32 cents in the red. Tuesday settled with the board back up by 10 to 27 cents, but off the intra-day...

LEZ22 : 153.200 (+0.34%)
LEG23 : 155.725 (+0.60%)
LEJ23 : 159.375 (+0.50%)
GFF23 : 179.475 (+0.83%)
GFH23 : 182.725 (+0.86%)
Shootin the Bull about Cattle Feeders

Futures traders in the cattle markets were on vacation today.  The exceptionally low volume and narrow price range suggests few know what to do.  I think it very possible that cattle feeders will be...

Hogs Push Downside on Tuesday

Week-to-date prices show lean hog futures down from $4.35 to $2.70 across the front months after follow through selling left Tuesday near the day’s low and another 25 to 75 cents in the red. December...

HEZ22 : 82.500 (+1.76%)
HEJ23 : 91.125 (+1.53%)
KMZ22 : 90.250 (+0.33%)
Cattle Recovered on Turnaround Tuesday

After two rounds of futures trading the Dec cattle contract is at a net 40 cent loss for the week, with Feb 32 cents in the red. Tuesday settled with the board back up by 10 to 27 cents, but off the intra-day...

LEZ22 : 153.200 (+0.34%)
LEG23 : 155.725 (+0.60%)
LEJ23 : 159.375 (+0.50%)
GFF23 : 179.475 (+0.83%)
GFH23 : 182.725 (+0.86%)
TFM Closing Commentary 11-29-2022

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Livestock Report

Hogs continue lower

Cattle Regain Ground through Midday

Following the Monday weakness, live cattle futures are back up by 7 to 25 cents. Central Stockyard’s FCE had 1,691 head listed, with no sales between $153 bids and $155 asks. Cash trade was unestablished...

LEZ22 : 153.200 (+0.34%)
LEG23 : 155.725 (+0.60%)
LEJ23 : 159.375 (+0.50%)
GFF23 : 179.475 (+0.83%)
GFH23 : 182.725 (+0.86%)

Barchart Trading Guide

The Barchart Trading Guide is a Buy Signal with a Weak Signal Strength.

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 152.675
2nd Resistance Point 152.675
1st Resistance Point 152.675
Last Price 152.675s
1st Support Level 152.675
2nd Support Level 152.675
3rd Support Level 152.675

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52-Week High 154.125
Last Price 152.675s
Fibonacci 61.8% 149.044
Fibonacci 50% 147.475
Fibonacci 38.2% 145.906
52-Week Low 140.825

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