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U.S. livestock: Spreads help drive up CME live cattle futures

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle closed higher on Thursday after investors bought October futures and simultaneously sold deferred months in a trading strategy known as bull spreads, traders said. Some market participants, also through spreads, purchased live cattle futures and at the same time sold CME lean hog contracts. There are […] Read more