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Futures
Quotes retrieved on May 24, 2018, 10:52:55 AM CDT

Commentary
Cattle
Live cattle futures closed $1.20 to $1.90 higher, though June was up 55 cents while waiting for cash market indications. Feeder cattle futures saw gains of $1.925 to $2.625, with May up 95 cents (it expires today). The CME feeder cattle index was up ...
Soybeans
Soybean futures are trading 6 to 6 ½ cents higher this morning. They saw 8 to 9 1/2 cent gains in most contracts on Wednesday. Soymeal were up $3.20/ton, with front month soy oil 19 points higher. The average trade guess for old crop soybean e...
Lean Hogs
Lean hog futures were 67.5 cents to $1.475 in the green on Wednesday, ignoring the bearish Cold Storage stocks data. The CME Lean Hog Index was up 33 cents from the previous day to $68.69 on May 21. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was down $1.33 a...
Cotton
Cotton futures are trading 40 to 100 points higher this morning. They finished the Wednesday session mixed. Nearby July was down 39 points, with other contracts higher. The US dollar index was up 360 points, causing a little pressure for July. The we...
Ag Market Commentary
Corn futures are currently 2 cents higher after settling 2 to 3 3/4 cents lower on Wednesday. Estimates ahead of this morning’s Export Sales report are showing 0.7-1.1 MMT in old crop corn sales, with 100,000-250,000 MT in new crop sales. The w...
Wheat
Wheat futures are 2 to 8 cents higher this morning, with the most price movements in the nearby Chicago SRW contracts. They posted gains of 9 to 11 1/4 cents in most contracts on Wednesday. Rains pushing their way through the Northern Plains are slow...