Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures tumbled 2 percent or more on Monday, with the front-month June contract falling by its 3.000 cents per pound daily limit in a technical selloff, traders said.
The White House touted over the weekend and again on Monday that China will immediately start buying U.S. agricultural goods. Ag economist Wally Tyner warns with tariffs still in place, that may not be a reality soon.
After losing so much, families affected by the wildfires sweeping across western Oklahoma may be feeling emotionally overwhelmed, which raises the need to pay attention to potential mental health concerns.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange lean hog futures finished lower on Friday, hit by the "roll" by funds into deferred months and uneasiness over North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) talks, said traders.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange lean hogs on Wednesday slid from a one-year top earlier in the session, rattled by fund selling and Canadian government concerns over NAFTA talks with the United States, said traders.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle nearby contracts on Wednesday were weakened by funds that sold, or "rolled," June positions into back months ahead of similar moves early next week, said traders.