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Live Cattle Jun '18 (LEM18)

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Commodity Profile

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Contract
Live Cattle
Contract Size
40,000 pounds
Margin/Maintenance
$1,650/1,500
Tick Size
0.025 cents per pound ($10.00 per contract)
Exchange
CME
Point Value
$400
First Notice Date
06/04/18
Expiration Date
06/29/18 (expired)

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Aug 7, 2018

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Commercials - Long / Short
124,271 (-4,113)
174,804 (+2,761)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
106,467 (-3,169)
43,823 (-10,654)
Producers - Long / Short
33,950 (-3,834)
168,761 (+3,578)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
90,077 (+761)
5,799 (+223)
Managed Money - Long / Short
80,423 (+518)
25,271 (-3,173)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
26,044 (-3,687)
18,552 (-7,481)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
102.850 +4.04%
on 05/30/18
110.675 -3.32%
on 06/11/18
+3.875 (+3.76%)
since 05/29/18
3-Month
97.075 +10.22%
on 04/04/18
110.675 -3.32%
on 06/11/18
+4.425 (+4.31%)
since 03/29/18
52-Week
97.075 +10.22%
on 04/04/18
121.525 -11.95%
on 11/07/17
-0.400 (-0.37%)
since 06/29/17

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Agricharts Market Commentary

Tue Aug 14, 7:25AM CDT
Live cattle futures saw losses of 50 cents to $1.10 in most contracts on Monday. Feeder cattle futures were down 40 cents to $1.25. The CME feeder cattle index was steady with the previous day on 8/10, at $151.12. Wholesale boxed beef values were higher on Monday afternoon. Choice boxes were up $1.82 at $208.43, while Select boxes were $1.89 higher at $199.66. USDA FI cattle slaughter was estimated at 118,000 head on Monday. That is even with the previous week and 3,000 head above the same week in 2017. Most of the cash trade on Friday was around $111, down $3 from the week prior. Futures continue to anticipate weakness in the cash.

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 110.867
1st Resistance Point 108.933
Last Price 107.000s
1st Support Level 106.033
2nd Support Level 105.067

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52-Week High 121.525
Fibonacci 61.8% 112.185
Fibonacci 50% 109.300
Last Price 107.000s
Fibonacci 38.2% 106.415
52-Week Low 97.075

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