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By Rich Nelson | July 7, 2014
End-of-day meats wrap-up: live cattle and lean hogs.
By Rich Nelson | June 30, 2014
There was quite a reaction to Friday afternoon’s hogs and pigs report.
By Jeffrey McCracken and David Welch, Bloomberg | June 9, 2014
Tyson Foods Inc., the largest U.S. meat company, raised its offer for Hillshire Brands Co. to about $7.7 billion, outbidding Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. for the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages and Ball Park hot dogs.
By Rich Nelson | June 5, 2014
This week’s slaughter mix will be a hard one to figure out.
By Rich Nelson | April 10, 2014
Traders need to look beyond the pork numbers in the recent USDA report, but the situation is clearly bullish for cattle.
By Rich Nelson | March 12, 2014
Unknown Chinese demand levels may mute pork gains, while the cattle situation remains bullish.
By Rich Nelson | February 27, 2014
Although current hog supplies are coming in normal, long-term the picture may be far different. Meanwhile, cattle fundamentals are poised for lower prices.
By Rich Nelson | February 19, 2014
How big of an impact will there be from Russia's purchases of U.S. pork?
By Rich Nelson | February 12, 2014
A new disease threatens hog supplies, and key factors are forcing cattle kills to historical extremes.
By Rich Nelson | February 5, 2014
Price gains in hogs should follow drop in weights, while cattle feels pressure toward the downside.