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Quotes are delayed, as of June 21, 2024, 03:14:21 AM CDT or prior.

Commentary
Hogs Retreat on Thursday
Lean hog futures gapped lower out of the holiday, as contracts were down $1.47 to $2.62 at midday. The CME Lean Hog Index was up 13 cents at $90.72 on June 18. Seasonal strength has been muted this spring. The USDA National Base Hog price reported at $87.21 on Thursday...
Corn Falls into Thursday Close
Corn futures collapsed into the Thursday close, as contracts were down 4 ¼ to 11 cents on the day despite a solid round of EIA data. July options expire on Friday, with the heaviest open interest among all options in the July 450 calls. Weekly delayed EIA data showed a...
Cotton Revert Lower on Thursday
Cotton prices reverted to weakness during the day session, despite earlier gains in the overnight. Contracts were down 7 to 74 points on the day. Outside factors are offsetting, with crude oil up 79 cents and over $81/barrel, as the US dollar index was up 439 points. Export Sales data...
Cattle Closed Mixed on Thursday
Live cattle futures posted mixed trade on Thursday with front months 40 to 45 cents higher and other contracts 5 to 50 cents lower. Trade talk has regionals and majors bidding $310-312 in the north, with asking prices $315 or higher and up to $200 live. Thursday’s Central Stockyards Fed...
Soybeans Fall Double Digits Out of the Holiday Break
Soybeans came out of the Juneteenth holiday, with contracts down 4 to 18 ¾ cents at the Thursday close. Soymeal futures were steady in some of the back months to $7/ton lower for July. Soy Oil futures were down 11 to 31 points in the red. July options expire on...
Wheat Drops on Thursday
The wheat complex closed with losses across the three markets on Thursday. Chicago saw losses of 9 ¼ to 14 ¼ cents across the board. Kansas City contracts were down 7 to 13 ¼ cents. MPLS spring wheat posted losses of 7 to 14 ½ cents on the day. Day...

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