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Cotton Higher on Friday
Cotton futures were up 104 to 152 points in most contracts on Friday. Friday afternoon’s Commitment of Traders report showed another record reported net short position for spec traders in cotton futures and options on Tuesday at 44,270 contracts. U...
Corn Closes Higher on Friday
Corn futures closed the Friday session with most contracts 5 to 6 1/4 cents higher after a week of losses. Since last Friday, Sep has dropped 5.17%. Spillover buying from soybeans and wheat was supportive, along with Fed easing talk. Friday’s Commi...
Wheats Bounce on Friday Following This Week’s Losses
Wheat futures ended the Friday session with most contracts 3 to 9 cents higher. Shorts took some of their winnings off the table ahead of the weekend. Over the course of the week CBT lost 3.92%, with KC 5.83% and MPLS 2.3% lower. CFTC data showed spe...
Soybeans Close Higher on Profit Taking Fueled By Rumors
Soybean futures saw 20 1/4 cent gains in the front months on Friday. That parred back losses from the other 4 trade session this week, as Aug was down just 1.29% this week. August soybean meal was up $4.20/ton, with soy oil up 46 points. A report fro...
Cattle Close Higher, USDA Shows Herd Size UNCH
Live cattle futures posted 20 to 77.5 cent gains in most contracts on Friday. Feeder cattle futures were up 30 to 55 cents. NASS reported all cattle and calves at 103 million head, unch from last year. Beef cows were also steady at 32.4 mil head, wit...
Hogs Post Gains on Friday
Lean Hog futures settled with 42.5 cent to $2.025 gains in most contract on Friday, as Aug was up 4% this week. The CME Lean Hog Index was up 17 cents from the previous day on July 16 @ $70.79. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was up another $1.93 ...

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