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.
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.
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
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,
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.