Below you can find links to articles
in the news that discuss market fundamentals that could potentially affect the price of feeder cattle on the CME commodities
exchange. Before you invest in the feeder cattle futures market you should do your own research.
“Beef Costs Set to Rise as Fattened Cattle Extend Rally” July 30, 2014
Beef costs are poised to rise further as feeder-cattle futures climbed to cap the longest
rally in 37 years amid mounting U.S. supply concerns.
2. Bloomberg “Feeder Cattle at Record Head for Longest
Rally Since 1977” May 2, 2014
Prices for young cattle extended a rally
to a record, climbing for the 10th straight session and on pace for the longest rising streak since 1977.
3. Bloomberg.com "Cattle
Extend Slump as Animal Demand May Slide" January 18, 2013
Feeder-cattle futures for March settlement
slid 0.3 percent to $1.45425 a pound on the CME. A close at that price would be the 10th straight drop, the longest consecutive
decline since November 2004.
4. Bloomberg.com "Cattle Futures Decline on Signs of Weak Beef Demand; Hogs Drop" November
Cattle futures fell on signs of weak demand for U.S. beef… Feeder-cattle futures for January settlement
rose 0.2 percent to $1.4595 a pound in Chicago.
5. Bloomberg.com "Cattle Futures Tumble Most in
Five Months; Hogs Decline" September 25, 2012
Cattle futures tumbled the most in five months on signs
of slowing demand from U.S. meatpackers as beef prices drop. Feeder-cattle futures for November settlement fell 1.5 percent
to $1.46525 a pound on the CME, the biggest drop since July 25.
6. Bloomberg.com "Pink Slime No Brake
To Beef Rally As U.S. Herd Contracts" Jun2 12, 2012
output in the U.S., the biggest producer, will drop for a third year in 2013 after drought destroyed pastures, forcing farmers
to cull herds to the smallest since 1952, government data show.
7. Bloomberg.com “Cattle Tumble Most in 11 Months as
Mad-Cow Disease Found in U.S.” April 24, 2012
Cattle tumbled the most in 11 months in Chicago, and feeder-cattle prices fell by the exchange limit as a case of
mad-cow disease was reported in the U.S. Corn, used in livestock feed, also slumped.
8. Bloomberg.com "U.S.
Cattle Inventory Drops to Lowest Since 1952 on Drought" January 27, 2012
As of Jan. 1, beef and dairy farmers held 90.77 million head of cattle, down 2.1 percent from a
year earlier, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said today in a report. That's the fewest since 1952.
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