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Quotes retrieved on December 03, 2020, 11:10:27 AM CST

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Hogs Lower As CME Index Continues to Erode
Lean hog futures closed 30 to 87 cents lower on Wednesday. The CME Lean Hog Index for Nov 30 was down another 14 cents at $66.67. USDA’s National Average Afternoon Base Hog price for Wednesday was $56.64, down by 12 cents. Pork Cutout futures also closed in the red, down...
Soybeans Bounce 8 to 12 Cents After Wednesday Losses
The soy futures were 8 to 12 cents higher overnight, after trading lower again on Wednesday. Beans lost 8 1/4 to 9 1/2 cents yesterday on a surge of new selling interest. Preliminary open interest rose 10,941 contracts on the down day. Weather forecasts have above average rainfall for most...
Corn Higher Ahead of Export Sales Release
Corn futures are 1 to 2 cents higher ahead of this week’s USDA Export Sales report. Yesterday, corn prices offset some early week selling and closed 2 to 4 1/4 cents higher. There was a little short covering, with preliminary open interest dropping 3,492 contracts. WTD prices are still down...
Wheat Mostly Steady to 1 Cent Lower This Morning
Overnight action in wheat futures has the board mostly steady to 1 cent lower ahead of the weekly export data release. In the Wednesday session, wheat futures bounced double digits higher, aided by a 2 ½ year low in the dollar. CBT wheat closed 9 to 11 1/4 cents higher,...
Cattle Futures Firm As Cash Trade Unfolds For Week
At the end of trading on Wednesday the board showed 7 to 75 cent gains for front end fat cattle futures. Feeder cattle recovered from midday lows and ended the session 10 to 32 cents higher as well. March contracts are UNCH. The CME Feeder Cattle Index was $139.87 on...
Cotton Erases Half of Wednesday Decline Overnight
Cotton futures are running 25 to 27 points higher this morning. At the close on Wednesday, front month cotton futures were 45 to 60 points weaker. Online cotton sales on The Seam were 10,255 bales on Tuesday for a gross av price of 68.45 cents. USDA’s Daily Spot Quotations report...

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