Below you can find links to articles in the news that discuss market fundamentals that could potentially affect the
price of lean hogs on the CME commodities exchange. Before you invest in the lean hogs futures market you should
do your own research.
“Hogs Tumble Most Allowed by CME to Lowest Since February” August 7, 2014
Hog futures fell by the exchange limit to the lowest since February on signs that the spread of the deadly
pig virus that boosted U.S. pork costs is slowing.
2. Bloomberg “Hogs Head for Biggest Rally in 15 Years on Deadly Virus”
March 28, 2014
Hog futures rose, heading for the biggest quarterly rally
in 15 years, as a piglet-killing virus threatened U.S. meat production, signaling consumers will be forced to pay more for
everything from bacon to pork chops.
3. Bloomberg.com "Pig Slaughter Shrinks Supply to 1975 Low in Drought: Commodities" September 25, 2012
U.S. hog farmers
are slaughtering animals at the fastest pace since 2009 as a surge in feed costs spurs the biggest losses in 14 years, signaling
smaller herds next year and a rebound in pork prices.
4. Bloomberg.com “Hogs Drop On Signs Of Slow Pork Demand; Cattle Steady”
June 15, 2012
Hog prices fell,
heading for the biggest drop in almost four weeks on speculation that demand for pork in the U.S. will slow.
5. International Business
Times “Morning Hog Market Report” April 25, 2012
June hogs closed 125 lower on the session yesterday, and feel to the lowest price levels since January
of 2011. Fears that US beef would be banned due to an incidence of mad cow disease helped to drive cattle futures limit down
into the close, which dragged the hog market down to the lows of the day.
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