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Half Gone

What took 5 years to unfold has been erased by half in one year. As “Dandy” Don Merideth used to sing: Turn out the lights,the party’s over they say that all good things must end call it a night,the party’s … Continue reading

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Free Fall Continues

 But all you guys have them hedged, right?  By Cassie Fish, CassandraFish.com  at The Beef The bearish tag team event continues, with boxed beef prices picking up steam on the down chasing cash fed cattle and live cattle futures lower. In … Continue reading

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Rally Time

By Cassie Fish, CassandraFish.com via The Beef Read After a big wash-out prior to 1:00 p.m. yesterday in CME cattle futures, the market began creeping up in the afternoon, portending the +100 point higher opening today. Leaving a big tail on … Continue reading

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Why Do Cattle Futures Act So Bad?

Cattle Futures Unrelenting Sell-Off Continues No comment. I plead the 5th. And I promise to never say that I reminded you guys dozens of times that you needed to have them hedged. Actually, right now is a great time for … Continue reading

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Cattle Market Lower But Catches

By Cassie Fish, CassandraFish.com Worry about the panic sell-off sweeping the globe hummed throughout the weekend. So far though the worst of it was seen immediately after the opening in most U.S. markets, with commodities and equities both clawing back, and … Continue reading

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What A Ride

By Cassie Fish, CassandraFish.com via The Beef Perilous, nerve-wracking sell-off one day, steamy rally the next. CME cattle futures are plenty volatile as traders and analysts reach for explanations as to why the 2015 cattle market continuously falls short of the … Continue reading

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Volumes Tiny

By Cassie Fish, CassandraFish.com via The Beef Whether boxed beef, negotiated fed cattle or CME live cattle futures, volumes have dropped to very low levels. In the case of the negotiated trade last week, it was the second smallest volume in … Continue reading

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Cattle Market Keeps Disappointing

  By Cassie Fish, CassandraFish.com The summer of 2015 has in some ways been the opposite of last summer when the cattle market outperformed every expectation. This summer, week after week small kills and tight fed cattle supplies are met with … Continue reading

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Cattle Futures Collapse– Again

  This is why commodity futures speculation is only for those with a very high propensity for risk and have a few “game tokens.” Even then, one should never “bet the farm.” Risk only an amount that, if you opened … Continue reading

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Another Quiet Day

By Cassie Fish, CassandraFish.com It’s been a quiet week as CME cattle futures keep chopping, boxed beef values keep rallying and a smattering of very light direct cash trade has occurred steady to higher, $238-240 in the Corn Belt. Choice boxed … Continue reading

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