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Julie Ingwersen

LIVESTOCK-U.S. cattle futures bounce after this week's 4-month lows

14 Feb 2020

CHICAGO, Feb 14 U.S. live cattle futures closed higher on Friday on bargain buying after the benchmark April contract fell to a 4-1/2-month low this week, with traders citing expectations for a seasonal pickup in beef demand, traders said.

LIVESTOCK-U.S. lean hog futures edge up on hopes for Chinese demand

13 Feb 2020

CHICAGO, Feb 13 U.S. lean hog futures rose modestly on Thursday on technical buying and hopes China will step up purchases of U.S. agricultural goods including pork as the U.S.-China Phase 1 trade deal takes effect, brokers said.

LIVESTOCK-U.S. cattle futures rise, joining broad commodity strength

12 Feb 2020

CHICAGO, Feb 12 U.S. live cattle futures closed higher on Wednesday, bouncing off a four-month low on bargain buying along with broad-based strength in equity and commodity markets as fears subsided about the impact of the coronavirus outbreak in China.

LIVESTOCK-U.S. cattle futures sag on weaker cash trade, coronavirus jitters

11 Feb 2020

CHICAGO, Feb 11 U.S. live cattle futures fell on Tuesday, with the benchmark April contract touching its lowest since late September on falling cash cattle prices and worries about the impact of the coronavirus outbreak in China, traders said.

LIVESTOCK-U.S. hog futures advance for second day; cattle edge higher

07 Feb 2020

CHICAGO, Feb 7 U.S. lean hog futures closed higher on Friday for a second session on follow-through buying after Thursday's limit-up close and reminders of stepped-up Chinese demand for U.S. pork, traders said.

LIVESTOCK-U.S. hog futures soar daily limit on Tyson comment on China demand, short-covering

06 Feb 2020

CHICAGO, Feb 6 U.S. lean hog futures surged their daily 3-cent limit on Thursday after comments from a Tyson Foods Inc executive about pork demand from China ignited a wave of buying including short-covering, traders said.

LIVESTOCK-U.S. hog futures slide as coronavirus threatens pork exports

06 Feb 2020

CHICAGO, Feb 5 U.S. hog and cattle futures fell on Wednesday on worries that the coronavirus outbreak would stall U.S. exports of pork and beef into China, traders said.

LIVESTOCK-Lean hog and live cattle futures end mostly lower

04 Feb 2020

CHICAGO, Feb 4 U.S. hog futures closed mostly lower on Tuesday on concerns about a heavy slaughter pace coupled with uncertainty about export demand from China, the world's biggest pork consumer, traders said.

LIVESTOCK-Lean hog futures end firm in rebound after contract lows

04 Feb 2020

CHICAGO, Feb 3 U.S. hog futures closed mostly higher on Monday, with the benchmark April contract rebounding from a life-of-contract low on slightly firmer cash markets, traders said.

LIVESTOCK-CME hog and cattle futures end firm on winter weather woes

17 Jan 2020

CHICAGO, Jan 17 Front-month lean hog futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) settled about 1% higher on Friday, supported by fears that a weekend winter storm in the Plains and Midwest would slow the transport of livestock and complicate pork and beef plant operations, traders said.

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