P.J. Huffstutter

Wall Street banks bailing on troubled U.S. farm sector

12 Jul 2019

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON In the wake of the U.S. housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mortgage sector.

U.S. farmers may need more aid if trade deals stall during election season - lobby

19 Jun 2019

CHICAGO Farmers may need a third round of government aid next year if political in-fighting during the 2020 U.S. election cycle prevents the Trump administration from landing trade deals and reopening top export markets, the head of the largest U.S. farm lobby said on Tuesday.

GRAINS-Wheat gains for 4th week on Russia dryness, while corn and soy dip

08 Jun 2019

* Corn, soy post 1st weekly loss in 4, eyes on U.S. planting (Updates with closing prices, weekly trends)

LIVESTOCK-Livestock futures end week on sour note amid trade tensions, demand questions

08 Jun 2019

CHICAGO, June 7 Chicago Mercantile Exchange cattle and hog futures fell on Friday, pressured by fears that Mexico, a key importer of both U.S. beef and pork, will retaliate against President Donald Trump's plans to roll out tariffs on imports from Mexico next week.

LIVESTOCK-Corn rally drags on feeder cattle futures, hogs mixed on U.S. demand questions

07 Jun 2019

CHICAGO, June 6 A rally in corn prices sent feeder cattle futures sliding on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) on Thursday, while deferred live cattle futures inched upward earlier in the day on signs of short-covering, traders said.

LIVESTOCK-Feeder cattle futures rally on corn futures slump

06 Jun 2019

CHICAGO, June 5 Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) feeder cattle futures continued to rally on Wednesday, as corn futures fell sharply and traders hoped that feed costs will continue to remain under pressure.

GRAINS-U.S. grain futures slump as fears ease over weather planting slowdown

05 Jun 2019

* Corn follows wheat lower; soybeans edge down (Recasts, updates with U.S. trading, new quotes, new headline, changes byline/dateline; pvs SYDNEY/PARIS)

LIVESTOCK-Livestock futures rally on warming weather, feed costs easing

05 Jun 2019

CHICAGO, June 4 Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) feeder cattle futures rebounded on Tuesday as traders hoped that feed costs will remain under pressure following news U.S. buyers are importing corn from South America.

LIVESTOCK-Trade fights continue to batter U.S. live cattle, lean hog futures

04 Jun 2019

CHICAGO, June 3 Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) live cattle and lean hog futures fell for a second trading day on Monday - with live cattle futures hitting a near-10 month low - amid robust supplies and trade fights quelling export demand, traders said.

GRAINS-CBOT wheat rallies on weather; corn, soy dip before USDA planting report

04 Jun 2019

* Corn, soybeans slip before weekly planting update (Updates with U.S. closing prices)

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