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Julie Ingwersen

LIVESTOCK-U.S. live cattle close higher, led by firm cash market

16 May 2020

CHICAGO, May 15 U.S. live cattle futures closed higher on Friday, with the front contract gaining against back months, led by higher cash cattle prices, traders said.

LIVESTOCK-U.S. live cattle futures end mostly lower as beef prices ease

15 May 2020

CHICAGO, May 14 U.S. live cattle futures closed mostly lower on Thursday as wholesale beef prices began to retreat from historic highs as the U.S. slaughter pace improved, generating more meat supplies, analysts said.

LIVESTOCK-U.S. lean hog futures dip after wholesale belly prices dive

14 May 2020

CHICAGO, May 13 U.S. lean hog futures fell on Wednesday on technical selling and signs that wholesale pork prices may have peaked after a massive run-up due to closings at meat-packing plants as the coronavirus sickened workers, traders said.

LIVESTOCK-U.S. live cattle futures climb, led by soaring beef prices

13 May 2020

CHICAGO, May 12 U.S. live cattle futures closed higher on Tuesday, with nearby contracts rising the daily maximum, as surging wholesale beef prices and expectations U.S. beef and pork production would drop spurred speculative buying, traders said.

LIVESTOCK-U.S. live cattle futures end lower on profit-taking

12 May 2020

CHICAGO, May 11 U.S. live cattle futures closed lower on Monday, with some contract months falling their daily 3-cent limit on profit-taking amid signs the U.S. meat-packing sector was stepping up beef production, traders said.

Late-week frost in U.S. Midwest threatens winter wheat, emerging corn

06 May 2020

CHICAGO Frosty temperatures expected in the U.S. Midwest on Saturday could threaten newly planted corn crops and developing soft red winter wheat, meteorologists said on Wednesday.

LIVESTOCK-U.S. cattle, hog futures climb as wholesale meat prices rise

02 May 2020

CHICAGO, May 1 U.S. live cattle futures closed higher on Friday after touching a three-week top, buoyed by firm cash cattle values and surging wholesale beef prices as labor shortages slow the U.S. slaughter pace, traders said.

LIVESTOCK-U.S. hog futures climb on strong pork exports, wholesale prices

01 May 2020

CHICAGO, April 30 U.S. lean hog futures rose on Thursday as bullish weekly U.S. pork export data and rising wholesale prices overshadowed worries about a slowdown in the U.S. hog slaughter pace backing up hog supplies, traders said.

LIVESTOCK-U.S. hog futures mostly lower as packing-plant woes persist

30 Apr 2020

CHICAGO, April 29 U.S. lean hog futures closed mostly lower on Wednesday, setting back from a one-month high set a day earlier in the benchmark June contract as traders mulled the implications of a presidential order for U.S. meat packing plants to remain open, traders said.

LIVESTOCK-U.S. hogs pare gains as Trump plans order to keep meat plants open

29 Apr 2020

CHICAGO, April 28 U.S. lean hog futures hit a four-week peak on Tuesday on worries about tightening pork supplies as the coronavirus shutters meat processing plants, but the market pared gains on news that President Donald Trump plans to order such sites to stay open.

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