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U.S. livestock: Beef, profit-taking weaken CME live cattle

Chicago | Reuters –– Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle contracts on Thursday eased from Wednesday’s three-cent per pound limit-up settlement, pressured by profit-taking and seasonally struggling wholesale beef values, said traders. They said futures’ discounts to preliminary cash prices limited market losses. CME livestock market funds that track the Standard + Poor’s Goldman Sachs Commodity […] Read more


U.S. livestock: CME live cattle limit up on cash prices

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle contracts on Wednesday settled up the three cents per pound daily price limit, driven by fund buying and futures’ discounts to stronger-than-expected cash prices, said traders. Funds that follow the Standard + Poor’s Goldman Sachs Commodity Index at times sold, or “rolled,” August futures and simultaneously […] Read more

U.S. livestock: Fund buying rallies cattle futures

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle contracts on Tuesday reversed Monday’s losses, supported by short-covering and technical buying, said traders. Funds that follow the Standard + Poor’s Goldman Sachs Commodity Index periodically sold, or “rolled,” August futures and simultaneously bought October on the second of five days of the Goldman Roll process. […] Read more