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U.S. livestock: CME live cattle rebound on cash, beef prices

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures on Tuesday rallied from Monday’s losses, ignited by short-covering as investors digested initial cash prices and firmer wholesale beef values, said traders. Technical buying contributed to market advances along with unwinding of Monday’s short live cattle futures long hog spreads, they said. December live cattle […] Read more

U.S. livestock: Hogs, cattle firm on pre-holiday technical buying

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. lean hog futures gained one per cent on Wednesday while live and feeder cattle each rose modestly, boosted by technical buying and good demand from meat packers ahead of Thursday’s U.S. Thanksgiving Day holiday, traders said. Chicago Mercantile Exchange December lean hogs notched a two-month high, before finishing just below […] Read more

U.S. livestock: CME live cattle finish mostly firmer

Chicago | Reuters — Most Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle contracts on Monday finished modestly higher after investors sold December futures and simultaneously bought deferred months in a trading strategy known as bear-spreading, traders said. December live cattle closed down 0.025 cent per pound at 105.575 cents (all figures US$). February ended up 0.225 cent […] Read more