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February live cattle traded in its tightest range in some time, leaving us little changed (again) on the technical landscape. Resistance remains intact from 127.225-127.90, above there is uncharted territory.
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February live cattle rallied to round out Friday’s trade on weather concern and hopes that cash would surge after the close. Both of those premium builders came up short which helped erase those gains in yesterday’s session.
February live cattle rallied to round out Friday’s trade on weather concern and hopes that cash would surge after the close. Both of those premium builders came up short which helped erase those gains in yesterday’s session.
Thankfully for the cattle market, it doesn’t trade overnight, and participants have the ability to digest information like this as opposed to reacting on emotion.
Livestock markets retreated on Friday as a risk-off atmosphere evolved, following an increase in tensions between the US and Iran. Market participants had the weekend to digest the information and the market recovered those losses today, taking us right back to the December 27th highs
Live cattle futures were mixed with the February contract trading near unchanged, by the close. Volume has slowed down considerably with the holiday just around the corner, but that could change with some fundamental headlines coming down the pipeline.
A wave of positive trade headlines led to broad-based buying in the agricultural markets. Traders are looking for follow-through in the next few days.
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If you are in December hog futures, you will want to roll by the end of the week, if you have not already. February lean hogs started the week on softer ground but managed to defend the bottom end of the recent range, 65.40-66.50.