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U.S. livestock: CME live cattle extend gains as funds buy

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle rose for a third straight day on Friday with support from fund buying and futures’ discounts to late-afternoon cash price expectations, said traders. They said some market participants sold April futures and simultaneously bought deferred months in a trading strategy known as bear spreading. April live […] Read more

U.S. livestock: CME live cattle end firmer despite cash pessimism

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures gained modestly on Wednesday, aided by their discounts to this week’s cash price expectations, said traders. They said sufficient supplies and seasonally tepid wholesale beef demand capped market advances. April live cattle closed up 0.05 cent/lb. to 118.275 cents, and June up 0.125 cent to […] Read more