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Tom Polansek

LIVESTOCK-U.S. cattle futures top one-month peaks on firmer cash market expectations

18 Sep 2019

CHICAGO, Sept 18 U.S. live cattle and feeder cattle futures jumped to their highest prices since August on Wednesday as traders predicted that cash prices will also increase.

U.S. worker, food-safety advocates sound alarm over new hog slaughter rules

18 Sep 2019

CHICAGO U.S. food safety and the health of plant workers will be at risk from new federal rules that allow meat companies to slaughter hogs as fast as they want and shift the role of government inspectors, food and environmental advocates said on Tuesday.

LIVESTOCK-U.S. hog futures retreat from recent gains as cash prices ease

17 Sep 2019

CHICAGO, Sept 17 U.S. lean hog futures tumbled on Tuesday, with the most-active contract dropping by the daily maximum, due to weak cash prices and technical selling, traders said.

LIVESTOCK-CME hogs rise on expectations for Chinese buying; cattle retreats

16 Sep 2019

CHICAGO, Sept 16 U.S. lean hog futures climbed to their highest price since July on Monday on expectations for Chinese buying, while technical selling pushed down cattle futures.

LIVESTOCK-CME lean hogs soar daily limit as China exempts U.S. pork from additional tariffs

13 Sep 2019

CHICAGO, Sept 13 U.S. lean hog futures climbed by an expanded daily limit on Friday as China said it would exempt American pork from additional tariffs imposed during its trade war with the United States.

LIVESTOCK-U.S. hog futures rally on expectations for Chinese buying

12 Sep 2019

CHICAGO, Sept 12 U.S. lean hog futures climbed the daily exchange-imposed limit on Thursday on increasing expectations for Chinese buying as the world's two largest economies prepared for talks aimed at breaking the logjam in their trade war.

Cargill exits asset management business with sale of CarVal Investors

12 Sep 2019

CHICAGO Cargill Inc [CARGIL.UL] has agreed to sell fund manager CarVal Investors, representatives for both companies said on Thursday, marking the commodity trader's exit from the asset management business.

Crushing it: Argentine farmers cheer China soymeal deal while U.S. growers fret

11 Sep 2019

BUENOS AIRES/CHICAGO Argentine soy farmers and crushers expect a boost in demand next year after the South American grains giant won long-sought approval from China to export soymeal to the world's biggest consumer of the livestock feed.

LIVESTOCK-U.S. live cattle futures extend recovery from nine-year low

11 Sep 2019

CHICAGO, Sept 11 Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures shot higher on Wednesday on short covering and technical buying as the market extended a rebound from a nine-year low this week.

LIVESTOCK-U.S. lean hog futures advance on China trade hopes

10 Sep 2019

CHICAGO, Sept 10 Chicago Mercantile Exchange lean hog futures jumped on Tuesday as expectations rose for China to increase pork imports from the United States, traders said.

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