Tag Archives: Packers

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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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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Cash Cattle Prices Rip $2.50-5.50 Higher

By Cassie Fish, CassandraFish.com Another Friday afternoon, another round of aggressive packer competition for limited fed cattle supplies. Prices ranged from $150 to $153 live from Texas to western Nebraska, higher to sharply higher. Additionally, there have been calls from packers … Continue reading

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Cattle Bulls Keep Heading for the Exit

I was reading somewhere earlier this morning how we are experiencing a downturn in commodities prices in general which usually is an early indicator of a general economic downturn. I’ll see if I can find where I read it and … Continue reading

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Cattle Open Lower With a Vengeance

Did you miss your hedging opportunity? Only time will tell. — jtl via  The Beef By Cassie Fish, CassandraFish.com CME cattle futures decisively plunged on this morning’s opening, communicating clearly this market is not done going down. Friday, LC futures obliterated the … Continue reading

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