BC-Merc Early

8/28/2014 8:00 AM
By Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Early trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Thu:

OpenHighLowLastChg.
CATTLE
40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
Aug153.15153.80153.07153.70+.50
Oct147.90149.22147.50148.50+.68
Dec150.65151.77150.17151.15+.38
Feb151.37152.42150.95151.87+.27
Apr151.32152.25151.05151.95+.28
Jun143.37144.50143.35144.10+.35
Aug142.60143.15142.52142.90+.20
Oct145.60145.60145.20145.50+.45
Dec146.00146.07145.60145.85
Est. sales 12,501. Wed.'s sales 38,114
Wed.'s open int 305,511, up 198
FEEDER CATTLE
50,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
Aug218.15218.37218.10218.20+.05
Sep214.62215.55213.37215.00+.53
Oct212.25213.35211.10212.90+.75
Nov210.42211.45209.40210.75+.53
Jan205.30206.40204.37205.75+.35
Mar205.65206.45205.17206.10+.03
Apr205.12207.00205.12206.80
May205.95207.00205.95206.40+.10
Est. sales 2,836. Wed.'s sales 9,314
Wed.'s open int 43,709
HOGS,LEAN
40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
Oct95.2795.5580.0095.35—.57
Dec90.0090.2789.4090.00—.50
Feb89.1589.7289.0089.40—.52
Apr90.5591.2290.4090.85—.30
May92.4592.8292.4592.80
Jun94.1794.9094.1794.60—.20
Jul93.0093.0092.7592.75
Aug91.1591.1590.7590.75
Oct77.10
Dec74.6074.6074.1074.10
Feb74.50
Est. sales 10,367. Wed.'s sales 38,497
Wed.'s open int 234,936, up 3,660
PORK BELLIES
40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
No open contracts.


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