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There were many impressive statistics from this past winter. There are two in particular that caught my attention and these were both Chicago and the Twin Cities recording a Top 10 coldest winter on r... Posted on 3/18/14 at 7:49 AM
CHICAGO - U.S. livestock futures remained mostly sluggish on Monday at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange as traders wrestled with strengthening grain prices, tight supplies of market-ready cattle, and visions of a glut of hogs straining U.S. slaughterhouse capacity in the coming months.
CHICAGO - A few dozen Chicago traders donned their multicolored jackets to trade soybean and Eurodollar futures the old-fashioned way one last time on Monday, marking the end of 167 years of open-outcry trading in the city where it was born.
CHICAGO - U.S. lean hog futures rose as much as 2 percent on Thursday, lifted by large weekly pork export sales and hopes a deal between JBS USA and Cargill Inc could lead to more international shipments, traders and analysts said.
CHICAGO, July 1 - Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures closed up their 3.000-cents per lb maximum daily price limit on Wednesday, ignited by short-covering in response to better-than-expected cash prices, traders said.
CHICAGO - Chicago Mercantile Exchange lean hog futures closed higher on Friday, supported by short covering before the U.S. Department of Agriculture's quarterly hog report expected at 2 p.m. CDT (1900 GMT), traders said.
CHICAGO - Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures on Friday gained for the first time in seven sessions, partly buoyed by short-covering and positioning before the U.S. Department of Agriculture's monthly Cattle-On-Feed report at 2 p.m. CDT.
CHICAGO - Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures closed lower on Wednesday, weighed by caution ahead of this week's cash prices, traders said.
June closed down 0.100 cent per lb to 151.950 cents, and August 0.575 cent lower at 150.650 cents.
LONDON - Chicago wheat futures fell on Monday, extending last week's slide driven by ample supplies and sluggish demand for U.S. exports.
Wheat lost 2.6 percent last week after the U.S. Department of Agriculture lifted its production estimate for the winter wheat crop as well as overall U.S. ending stocks for 2015/16.
CHICAGO - Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures fell hard Friday, pressured by lower prices for market-ready, or cash, cattle, traders said.
June closed 2.775 cents per lb lower at 152.450 cents, and August down 2.125 cents to 150.800 cents.
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