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U.S. livestock: Cash, pork prices send CME hogs higher

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Mercantile Exchange lean hog futures gained for a second day in a row on Tuesday, strengthened by upward-trending prices for market-ready, or cash, hogs and the morning’s firmer wholesale pork values, said traders. They said October futures led advances after investors actively bought that contract and simultaneously sold deferred months, […] Read more

U.S. livestock: Bargain hunters, fund buying boost CME hogs

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Mercantile Exchange lean hog futures finished sharply higher on Monday, fueled by bargain buying in the technically oversold market, said traders. They said funds helped accelerate market advances after contracts punched through technical resistance levels. October hogs, which will expire on Oct. 13, ended 1.85 cents/lb. higher at 57.25 cents, […] Read more