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Quotes retrieved on May 25, 2019, 03:56:47 AM CDT

Commentary
Hogs Limit Lower on Friday
Lean Hog futures posted limit losses in the front months on Friday. Tuesday will show expanded limits of $4.50. On the week, June futures lost 6.44%. The CME Lean Hog Index was up 2 cents from the previous day @ $84.36 on May 22. The USDA pork carcas...
Corn Closes at the Highest Price in Nearly a Year
Corn futures ended the Friday session with the nearby contracts 10 to 14 1/2 cents higher. The front month continuation chart broke $4 for the first time since last May. July was up another 5.48% this week. Weather forecasts continue to show rains fo...
Cattle Close Lower, USDA Shows Lighter Than Expected Placements
Live cattle futures were 20 to 40 cents lower in most contracts on Friday, with June up 37.5 cents. Feeder cattle futures were steady to 57.5 cents lower, as August was up 20 cents. After the close, the Cattle on Feed report showed April placements u...
Ag Market Commentary
Corn futures ended the Friday session with the nearby contracts 10 to 14 1/2 cents higher. The front month continuation chart broke $4 for the first time since last May. July was up another 5.48% this week. Weather forecasts continue to show rains fo...
Wheat Posts Double Digit Gains Ahead of Memorial Day
Wheat futures saw 10 to 19 1/4 cent gains in most contracts, ahead of the Memorial Day weekend. The markets will be closed for the Monday session. On the week, CBT was up 5.27%, with KC 5.18% higher and MPLS 3.84% above last Friday. Accumulated wheat...
Cotton Higher on Friday
Cotton futures saw gains of 72 to 91 points in the front months on Friday. The US dollar was down on the day, with crude oil back up 72 cents/barrel. July cotton was up 3.64% this week. The market will be back open for the Monday night session, in ob...

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