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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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Cattle Futures Collapse

Posted on 03/16/2015 By Cassie Fish, CassandraFish.com in The Beef Friday’s collapse in CME cattle futures painted a bearish outlook that is being fulfilled today. Futures were clearly not impressed with Friday’s sparse, fully steady cash trade as spot Apr LC retreats … Continue reading

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Feeder Futures Focus on Fear

And greed–as is manifest by “holding on” while “hoping” the market will change directions. — jtl, 419 From  The Beef By Cassie Fish, CassandraFish.com Feeder cattle futures have become the poster child for the anxiety now plaguing the cattle market. This morning, … Continue reading

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When Anxiety Becomes Hysteria

From The Beef By Cassie Fish, CassandraFish.com Yesterday’s failure in CME cattle futures, selling off after early strength until finding limit down yet again, quickly ignited the anxiety that has become almost a daily part of the oxygen cattle traders have … Continue reading

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Feeders Melt-down, Fats Follow to New Lows

Commodity trading runs on two fuels–fear and greed. jtl From The Beef By Cassie Fish, CassandraFish.com Unresponsive to a neutral to positive USDA Cattle on Feed report and the biggest F.I. cattle slaughter since October, CME cattle futures have begun this new week … Continue reading

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Cash Cattle Prices Surpass $170 With Ease

Unimpressed, CME live cattle futures are trading begrudgingly discount illustrating zero confidence that this week’s cash trade is anything but a fluke, believing instead that +$170 cannot be sustained going forward. Over the years I’ve heard lots and lots of … Continue reading

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CME Feeder Slide Continues

from  The Beef By Cassie Fish, CassandraFish.com It’s supposed to be a quiet holiday trade, but no one told Jan feeder cattle futures, where the action this morning resembles an express elevator ride with only a down button. Surprising even bears, Jan has … Continue reading

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Feeders Stumble; Fats Keep the Faith

From The Beef By Cassie Fish, CassandraFish.com Feeder cattle futures are trading above last week’s lows, but the weakness displayed yesterday is being followed by new lows for this holiday week today. Live cattle futures did break in sympathy with feeders, before … Continue reading

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Cattle Futures Rally Follows Through

From The Beef By Cassie Fish, CassandraFish.com If there was any doubt that cattle futures made an important low yesterday it’s being confirmed by this morning’s strong triple digit gains in feeder cattle futures, which still carry their much needed 450 point … Continue reading

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Big Bull Move; No Adjustment of CME Limits

From The Beef by Cassie Fish, CassandraFish.com Feeder cattle futures are locked down the CME mandated 300-point limit for fifth consecutive day taking live cattle futures along for the ride as fear spreads. There are already more offered limit down today than yesterday … Continue reading

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