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Cattle Traders Look to Thursday as Cash Trade Starts Slow
Live cattle futures posted 15 to 60 cent higher closes in the front months, with other contracts heading home lower on Wednesday. Cash trade has yet to kick off this week, with Wednesday’s Central Stockyards Fed Cattle Exchange auction showing no sales on the 2,304 head listed and bids of...
Cotton Continues Slide on Thursday Morning
Cotton prices are down 47 to 55 this morning. Futures continue to be under pressure, with losses of 83 to 100 points in most contracts at Wednesday’s close. The US dollar index was weaker, down 90 points at 104.085 for nearby futures. Crude oil rebounded from the previous day sell...
Corn Gains Limited to Fractional on Thursday Morning
Corn trade is showing fractional gains so far this morning. Futures rounded out the midweek session with fractional to 2 cent gains across most contracts. The Western Corn Belt remains dry for the next week, with some mild showers expected in the three main Eastern Corn Belt States. The weekly...
Soybeans Starting Thursday with Slight Weakness
Soybean prices are down 1 to 2 cents going into the USDA weekly Export Sales report. Futures were down 6 to 12 cents at the close on Wednesday. Soymeal futures ended the day with gains of 70 cents to $1.50. Soy Oil futures were the weak spot and weight in...
Wheat Bulls Sputtering Ahead of Export Sales Release
Wheat prices are trading lower ahead of this morning’s Export Sales report. They were mixed at the settle on Wednesday as price action shifted among the three exchanges. Chicago SRW futures led the way higher with gains of 2 to 5 cents. Kansas City HRW contracts were fractionally higher across...
Hogs Shift Focus to Thursday
Lean hogs posted gains of 12 to 90 cents across the nearby contracts on Wednesday. The USDA National Base Hog price was reported at $85.30 in the Wednesday afternoon summary, up 95 cents. The CME Lean Hog Index was $90.08 on July 22, up 28 cents from the previous day....

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