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Futures
Quotes retrieved on June 18, 2018, 03:44:06 PM CDT

Commentary
Cotton
Cotton futures are posting another round of sharp losses on Monday, with nearby July down 252 points. Areas in the Texas High Plains received rains over the weekend, which were much needed for that region. Trade issues and Specs taking profits are ad...
Corn
Corn futures are posting 4 to 5 cents losses so far on Monday. Heavy rains are expected in much of the Corn Belt over the next week. Part of the selling pressure is from China’s list of retaliatory tariffs, which include ethanol, DDGs Sorghum, ...
Lean Hogs
Lean hog futures are showing 30 cent to $1.55 gains on Monday. The CME Lean Hog Index was up another $1.35 to $81.44 on June 14. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was reported at $83.84 on Monday morning, down 25 cents. The Loin was the only primal ...
Cattle
Live cattle futures are mixed at midday, with nearby June down 27.5 cents and back months lower. Feeder cattle futures are up 15 to 37.5 cents. The CME feeder cattle index was at $140.73 on June 13, up 3 cents from the previous day. Wholesale boxed b...
Wheat
Wheat futures are trading 3 to 6 cents in the red in MPLS, with CBT down 8 to 12 cents and KC 25 to 16 cents lower. Inspections of all wheat for export in the week that ended on June 14 were tallied at 372,843 MT by the USDA this morning. That is ju...
Soybeans
Soybean futures are mixed at midday, with nearby July a penny higher. Front Month soy meal is down $2.50/ton, with soy oil up 5 points. Traders are taking profits and covering shorts to start the week, at least in July, though back months have slippe...