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While Alberta producers used high prices to pay down debt and rebuild infrastructure, their American counterparts added two million cattle, a major reason why calf prices are down by half.

Good times gone in a flash for cattle sector

Cash-to-cash basis is one 
of the lone bright spots, 
but that too could vanish 
if Trump White House brings back COOL

Reading Time: 4 minutes Anne Wasko has had a knot in her stomach since Donald Trump’s unexpected victory in the U.S. presidential election. “I’m certainly hopeful, but the one thing that makes me nervous at any time is uncertainty,” said Wasko, marketing analyst with Gateway Livestock Marketing. “It’s way too early to jump to conclusions, but the fact is, […] Read more

President-elect Donald J. Trump won the electoral vote in the U.S. presidential election held on Nov. 8, 2016.  Photo: Wikimedia Commons

World continues to digest Trump win

As the world continues to digest Donald Trump’s surprise win in the U.S. presidential election, in many ways it seems to be business as usual. After see-sawing at the open, North American equity markets logged surprisingly strong gains after most market participants were said to have priced in a Hillary Clinton victory. The U.S. dollar […] Read more