Livestock Roundup


The end of the month and end of the quarter offered some fireworks into the close as funds looked to square positions up, into the final hours of trade. The late day surge in live cattle puts us in expanded limit territory for today’s session, 4.50. Boxed beef prices have come off sharply and cash cattle is likely to do the same, but we don’t think that warrants futures prices in the low 90’s. As mentioned yesterday, technicals are all but meaningless right now, which makes finding short term entry/exit points nearly impossible. Our advice, either sit on the sidelines, plan on holding your position for the long game (consider reducing your sizing) or be out before the close regardless. Early indications are for a steady to slightly lower open.......Click this link to get the FULL report, or email

Lean Hogs

The lean hog market managed to stabilize yesterday as the selling seemed to exhaust itself from last week. Just as we have seen a violent move to the downside, we could see a violent relief rally. Will that rally last? That’s debatable, but we’ve seen futures drop $14 in four sessions, if you’ve been short you will want to reward the market and consider reducing exposure. If you want to stay short futures, you may consider selling puts against the short futures, giving you more downside potential with a little protection to the upside.......Click this link to get the FULL report, or email

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