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It’s Only Thursday

By Cassie Fish, CassandraFish.com Contrary to last week’s eleventh hour live trade, cash market fed cattle bids have been popping up around the country since Wednesday afternoon and today have increased in some spots. Dressed bids have been heard as high … Continue reading

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U.S. cattle herd rebuilding well underway after seven-year slide

Semi-annual report puts U.S. cattle herd at two per cent larger than a year ago… As a result, weaker prices may be in store for calves in the coming fall, feeder cattle this spring and market-ready, or live, cattle next … Continue reading

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Cattle Try to Shake Off Fear

By Cassie Fish, CassandraFish.com Yesterday’s sharp global sell-off in equities propelled by a combination of fears, starting in Europe and Asia where those economies have uncomfortably slowed then shifted to the U.S. where retail sales numbers were disappointing. And if … Continue reading

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Last Week’s Reversal Intact; Long or Short Term Top?

Look out below boys and girls. There are only two ways to get into the cattle business right now. Either run hedged steers or take in pasture cattle (over wintering somebody else’s skinny cows can be pretty lucrative) . Those of you … Continue reading

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USING ESCROW TO BUY AND SELL LIVESTOCK THROUGH WEBSITES LIKE CATTLEEXCHANGE.COM

And technology continues to march. Never underestimate the injinuity and creative ability of mankind when it comes to making a buck and also keeping the ones he has already made.  — jtl by PaySAFE There are few things more traditional … Continue reading

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Record Beef Prices Giving Me The Jitters

As most of you know, I’ve been just as nervous about cattle price levels as Alan–having had the “wreck of ’74” change my life. As a result, I’m thinking that my next book effort will be called something like “Winning at … Continue reading

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Home ~ The Beef Fed Cattle Market Info

They say fear and greed are the two components of trading and one should avoid both of them if possible. But human nature gets the best of everyone. It was the shorts turn in the barrel late last week and early this one … Continue reading

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Explosive Move in Cash Cattle Prices and LC Futures

Explosive Move in Cash Cattle Prices and LC Futures via The Beef The live fed cattle trade developed early afternoon yesterday $3 to mostly $4 higher than last week, exploding to the highest ever recorded prices. Both a shortage of market ready cattle combined … Continue reading

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Changes In Beef Cow Inventory Vs. Changes In Calf Price

By Nevil Speer via Industry At A Glance Will 2014 be a year of reversal in which cow-calf producers begin to rebuild their inventory? That’s an all-important question, and it’s seemingly been discussed more in recent weeks given the market’s strong counter-seasonal moves. … Continue reading

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The Beef Market Continues To Rewrite The Record Book

I have nothing to go on except this queasy feeling in the pit of my stomach–feels exactly like it did the last time I saw cattle crash from over a dollar to near a quarter almost overnight. — jtl  by Troy … Continue reading

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