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Increased global demand for commodities has been driving commodity meat prices higher. Learn how can you position yourself to try to take advantage of the price movement of meats with futures.

Experienced investors know that information is key to trading meat futures and options successfully. If you are an investor interested in getting involved in the commodity markets you have come to the right place. This site was designed to put the tools that you need to trade the meat commodity markets at your fingertips.

Investing in meats can be done by: purchasing the physical asset, buying stock in companies in the meat industry, or by entering into futures contracts or options on the meats. As a commodity brokerage firm, we are here to help serious traders learn how to take advantage of the many benefits of the regulated commodity markets.

What are meat futures? Meat futures are futures contract on livestock produced for meat. The contracts are highly leveraged and gain or lose value based on the movement of the underlying asset. The four main meat commodities are: live cattle, feeder cattle, and lean hogs.

The meat commodity markets are seasonal in nature. Meat prices tend to go up in the winter time. This is because transportation in more difficult due to weather conditions, and because producers tend to hold on to their livestock post harvest to fatten them up on "cheap" grain. is published and maintained by Van Commodities, Inc. As a commodity brokerage firm, we are here to help serious traders learn how to take advantage of the many benefits of the regulated commodity markets. Let our experienced brokers help you learn how to trade commodities by using leveraged futures and options contracts.

Thank you for visiting our website. The price quotes, charts, news and information are updated regularly so please bookmark this page for you future convenience. Good luck trading the meat futures! 

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