Look no further than the weekly chart and the COT report below to get the best picture of how big money is posturing in live cattle. Looking at the newer Disaggregated report, you can see how Producers went from a net short of -53,780 contracts on April 5 to a net short of -82,715 contract this past Friday, May 10. This is a bullish move. Watching this week to week you will know where the direction live cattle is headed and if in fact there is enough beneath the move up to get the price action well above 124.000. Need proof of this? Just keep watching and have a prosperous trading week.
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