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Feeder Cattle Aug '18 (GFQ18)

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Feeder Cattle Futures Market News and Commentary

Cattle Market News and Commentary

Live cattle futures are mixed on Tuesday with most contracts slightly higher and June down 22.5 cents. Feeder cattle futures are trading 50 cents to $1.825 higher at midday. The CME feeder cattle index was down 15 cents on March 15 at $137.50. Wholesale boxed beef prices were higher in the Tuesday morning report, with the Ch/Se spread at $10.69/cwt. Choice boxes were up $1.73 at $230.06, as Select was $1.16 higher @ $219.37. USDA estimated Monday’s FI cattle slaughter at 115,000 head. That was down 4,000 head from the previous week, with travel in the WCB still an issue. This week’s FCE online auction has 596 head offered for sale.Apr 19 Cattle are at $128.375, up $0.050,Jun 19 Cattle are at $122.350, down $0.225,Aug 19 Cattle are at $118.125, up $0.025,Mar 19 Feeder Cattle are at $142.150, up $0.500Apr 19 Feeder Cattle are at $147.925, up $1.625May 19 Feeder Cattle are at $150.150, up $1.825--provided by Brugler Marketing & Management

Contract Specifications

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Contract
Feeder Cattle
Contract Size
50,000 pounds
Tick Size
0.025 cents per pound ($12.50 per contract)
Trading Hours
8:30a.m. - 1:05p.m. (Settles 1:00p.m.) CST
Exchange
CME
Point Value
$500
Margin/Maintenance
$3,080/2,800
First Notice Date
08/30/18
Expiration Date
08/30/18 (expired)

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Feeder Cattle Aug '18
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Aug Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Mar 12, 2019

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Commercials - Long / Short
15,638 (-457)
11,007 (+37)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
18,688 (+452)
17,270 (-96)
Producers - Long / Short
6,675 (-1,084)
9,230 (+227)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
8,041 (+583)
855 (-234)
Managed Money - Long / Short
11,983 (+904)
13,480 (-91)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
6,705 (-452)
3,790 (-5)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
148.250 +1.17%
on 08/14/18
153.000 -1.97%
on 08/06/18
+0.655 (+0.44%)
since 07/31/18
3-Month
142.175 +5.49%
on 06/15/18
154.925 -3.19%
on 07/19/18
+2.580 (+1.75%)
since 05/31/18

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The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 32% Buy with a Strengthening short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

Longer term, the trend strength is Weak. Long term indicators fully support a continuation of the trend.

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 149.980
1st Resistance Point 149.980
Last Price 149.980s
1st Support Level 149.980
2nd Support Level 149.980

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52-Week High 159.200
Last Price 149.980s
Fibonacci 61.8% 149.956
Fibonacci 50% 147.100
Fibonacci 38.2% 144.244
52-Week Low 135.000

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