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Cotton Heads Lower on Thursday
The cotton market posted 7 to 113 point losses on Thursday. The death spiral liquidation continues for May, down 146 points, as longs get out before deliveries, with rest of the contracts following along. The US dollar index was up 226 points on the day, with crude oil back up...
Soybeans Close Near Thursday’s Lows
Soybeans pushed lower into Thursday’s close, as contracts settled with losses of 6 ¾ to 15 ¼ cents on the day, led by the nearbys. Soymeal was down 70 cents to $3.0 at the closing bell. Soy Oil was down another 22 to 90 points on the day. Export Sales...
Cattle Head Higher into the Close
Live cattle posted some strength on Thursday, with contracts up anywhere from a nickel to $1.05. Cash action has been quiet so far this week. There have still been no deliveries against April futures. The Central Stockyards Fed Cattle Exchange saw no sales on the 1,376 head listed this morning,...
Wheat Rounds Out Thursday with Gains
The wheat markets put together some strength on Thursday, as contracts were mostly higher. Chicago was the weakest, with nearby May closing down ¼, but other contracts up ¾ to 2 ¼ cents. Kansas City was up 1 ½ to 6 ¼ cents at the close. Minneapolis spring wheat futures...
Hogs Leak Lower on Thursday
Lean hogs posted mostly weaker action on Thursday, as contracts were down anywhere from a tick to 42 cents with the exception to July, up a nickel. USDA’s National Average Base Hog negotiated price was up 65 cents at $89.78 in the Thursday afternoon report. The CME Lean Hog Index...
Corn Pressured Lower on Thursday
Thursday trading in the corn market saw weakness creep in, with losses of 3 1/2 to 4 ¾ cents at the close. May was 3 ½ cents in the red and back below $4.30, with December settling at $4.60, down 4 ¾. USDA’s Export Sales report showed a 54% uptick...

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