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Midday Update

·         The dollar has been on a roller coaster ride this morning, with money flowing in and out of the broader commodity complex driving prices in the opposite direction. The dollar currently shows modest gains.

·         Argentine strikes continue to hamper movement and shipment of soybeans, soymeal and soyoil.

·         Strength in the soymeal market suggests some of that demand is shifting to our shores.

·         Midwest cash hogs are steady to 50 cents higher in the closely followed Iowa/Southern Minnesota market, while mostly steady to 50 cents lower elsewhere.

·         Corn futures are currently down 3 cents after December broke below support at $3.72.

·         Soybean futures are up 3 cents on strength in soymeal, which is up $4.80 per ton.

·         Wheat futures are down 4 cents in Chicago, down 10 cents in KC and down 5 cents in MN on chart-related selling and slow demand.

·         Live cattle futures are 15 to 55 cents higher in consolidation this morning. Product prices are mixed on good movement.

·         Feeder cattle are $0.70 to $1 higher on strength in the cash market for light-weight cattle.

·         Lean hog futures are 20 to 65 cents higher for the summer months and 15 to 30 cents weaker for the fall months. Product prices are soft on good movement this morning.


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Arlan Suderman | Senior Market Analyst
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