Live Cattle (August)
In last week’s reports, interviews, and videos, we talked about developing technical weakness on the chart. Live cattle futures had their lowest closing price since May 5th, officially filling the gap from May 7th. 95.10 has and is still the low end of our 4-star support pocket, a break and close below here could accelerate the selling pressure and take us down towards 92.525-93.675 in short order.
Commitment of Traders: Funds bought a net 3,182 contracts through June 9th, extending their net long position to 19,315 contracts.
Cattle on Feed report will be out Friday after the close, early estimates are as follows: On Feed: 98.4%, Placements: 94.6%, Marketings, 73.8%.
Feeder Cattle (August)
The technical landscape for august feeder cattle has been weakening over the last week which keeps the door open for a retest of our support pocket from 127.25-128.45. Our pivot pocket comes in from 131.525-132.75, consecutive closes above this pocket would start to neutralize the recent bearish developments.
Lean Hogs (July)
Lean hogs continued to bleed lower on Friday, closing at the lowest price since April 22nd. Our 3-star support pocket remain intact, we have had that defined as 51.325-51.625, a break and close below could take us to retest the contract lows of 49.00. The Bears remain in control until the Bulls can achieve consecutive closes back above 54.775-55.35.
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