The product market has turned, and the live hog prices are following them. Below is how the weekly product market changed for the week ending 8/18/ 17 *Product Price Monday 8/14 Price Friday 8/18 Net Change Loins 82.71 81.80 (.91) Butts 92.05 93.12 1.07 Picnic 58.98 54.54 (4.44) Rib 128.35… Read more.
Weekly Cattle Commentary 8/11/2017This week’s cash prices saw the bulk of cattle trading 114.50 to 116, 2 to 3$ lower than last week’s trades. Dressed sales were 183 to 185$. Basis was 5$ over the August Live board. Estimated weekly slaughter was 641K head, 62K larger than the same week last year. Box prices in… Read more.
The product market has turned and the live hog prices are following them. Below is how the weekly product market changed for the week ending 7/28. *Product Price Monday 7/31 Price Friday 8/4 Net Change Loins 87.96 83.65 (4.31) Butts 88.22 88.55 .33 Picnic 63.60 60.68 (2.92) Rib 112.24 116.79 4.55 Ham 74.48 70.06… Read more.
Weekly Cattle Commentary 7/28/2017 This week’s cash prices finished at 117, 3$ lower than last week’s trades. Dressed sales 185 to 187$. Basis was 4$ over the August Live board. Estimated weekly slaughter was 627K head, 47K larger than the same week last year. Box prices in the PM report where 206.22 choice, and 196.82… Read more.
Weekly Cattle Commentary 7/21/2017 This week’s cash prices ranged finished quite strong with the bulk of them at 120 and 120.50 reported out of Colorado, fully steady with last week’s trades. Dressed sales 186 to 190$. Basis was 3$ over the August Live board. The reports came out post COF, but I cannot confirm if… Read more.
We will offer an analysis of the June Hog and Pig crop report that came out this past Thursday and what we believe it means to live hog futures going forward. First, let’s look at what happened with the live hog and product market this past week. Here is a summary of Pork Carcass cutout… Read more.
This week we will touch briefly on what happened in the pork product market, the live hog market and how this will likely play out this week.
This month’s market roundup, we’ll discuss how crude oil rebounded slightly after months of losses and how a big announcement in gold could irrevocably change otherwise bearish futures trading.
In this interview, Tom Dosdall shares his trading philosophy, thoughts on technical analysis and how he handled a tough situation for a client in the grains industry.
The euro hit its lowest price point in two years on Thursday after ECB President Mario Draghi worked to diffuse complaints about the way he’s leading the bank.