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DTN Early Word Opening Livestock 01/23 05:58

23 Jan 2019
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock 01/23 05:58 Early Morning Trade Adjustments Likely Strong pressure in cattle trade Tuesday is expected to bring a mixed bag of follow-through selling and short-covering when markets open Wednesday morning. This may swing prices in a moderate-to-wide range in early activity. By Rick Kment DTN Analyst Cattle: Steady Futures: Mixed Live Equiv: $144.08 +0.62* Hogs: Steady Futures: Mixed Lean Equiv: $ 74.21 -1.20** * based on formula estimating live cattle equivalent of gross packer revenue ** based on formula estimating lean hog equivalent of gross packer revenue GENERAL COMMENTS: Cash cattle markets are expected to remain silent or nearly silent through most of the day Wednesday with packers not expected to quickly move into the market until later in the week. This could keep markets uncertain with cash trade potentially put off until sometime Friday once again. It is likely that asking prices may start by midday, although this is not expected to bring about any action. Initial trade in live cattle futures is expected to remain mixed with a combination of follow-through selling pressure and short-covering through the morning. Outside market shifts will once again play a significant role in overall direction of the market and participation by commercial and investment traders.
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DTN Closing Grain Comments 01/22 13:45

22 Jan 2019
DTN Closing Grain Comments 01/22 13:45 Post-Holiday Commodities Stumble; Grains Mixed Back from a three-day weekend, U.S. stocks and most commodities were lower, facing the same concerns of slower world growth and lack of trade talk progress with China. March corn and soybeans were lower while the three wheats were mixed.

DTN Midday Livestock Comments 01/22 12:01

22 Jan 2019
DTN Midday Livestock Comments 01/22 12:01 Feeder Cattle Selling Continues Sharp losses have quickly developed across feeder cattle futures Tuesday morning. This pressure is causing all cattle markets to adjust lower through morning trade. Early support in hog trade has eroded through morning trade. By Rick Kment DTN Analyst General Comments Livesto...

DTN Midday Grain Comments 01/22 11:42

22 Jan 2019
DTN Midday Grain Comments 01/22 11:42 Grains Lightly Mixed at Midday Wheat is the leader at midday up a nickel, with row crops struggling in slow trade at midday. By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst General Comments The U.S. stock market indices are weaker with the Dow 180 lower. The interest rate products are weaker. The dollar index is 3 poin...

Cotton AWP/LDP 01/22 11:48

22 Jan 2019
Cotton AWP/LDP 01/22 11:48 Next week's LDP (POP) rate will be based on this week's five day average AWP, plus or minus any change in the adjustment factor or any use of the Secretary's discretionary authority. The following table shows how this week's "A" index prices may affect next week's Marketing Loan Gain. Crnt Forwrd Trans Count Count 5 Low 5...
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