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Triple Digit Drop in Cotton Futures
Cotton cooled off after the 3-day weekend with a triple digit pullback to start the week. March futures were 69 points off their lows for the close, but still down by 268 for the day. December cotton ended the session 110 points in the red and 821 points under the...
Soybean Futures Hold for Tuesday Gains
Beans start the week higher with 6 ¾ to 9 ¾ cent gains out of the 3-day weekend. March had been up by as much as 16 ¼ cents for the session high. Soymeal prices finished the first trade day of the week up by as much as $2.90/ton. Soy...
Wheat Rallies Out of President’s Day Weekend
Wheat futures began the week with 1.5% to 3.5% gains in the U.S. futures market. Chicago closed Tuesday up by as much as 22 cents, and tightened the Chi/KC spread to 3c for March. KC futures were 16 ¾ o 19 ½ cents higher at the closing bell on the...
Corn Futures End 3c Higher on First Day Back
The corn futures market faded from the session highs, but still closed 2 ¼ t 4 ¼ cents higher on out of the 3-day weekend. The March contract printed a 6 ¾ cent range on the day. Dalian Corn Prices were 14 to 17 yuan/MT (~6 cents/bu) weaker on Monday...
Feeders Rally as Live Cattle Closed Mixed
Front month feeder cattle futures ended the day near ~60 cents under the session highs with $0.35 to $2.60 gains. Fats were stronger in the deferred months with gains of as much as 57 cents, though were down by 22 to 37 cents in the front 2 contracts. Feb is...
Tuesday Gain for Lean Hogs
Hog futures ended the Tuesday session with 15 to 45 cent gains, though the April contract was $1.10 under the session high for the closing bell. USDA’s National Average Base Hog price increased another 82 cents on Tuesday afternoon to $70.25. The CME Lean Hog Index increased by 46 cents...

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