BC-Merc Early

8/27/2014 8:00 AM
By Associated Press

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

OpenHighLowLastChg.
CATTLE
40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
Aug153.30153.50152.82152.95—.60
Oct148.25148.60147.47148.10—.15
Dec151.15151.60150.40150.77—.48
Feb151.82152.35150.92151.00—1.12
Apr151.90152.20150.72151.40—.92
Jun144.75144.90143.32143.40—1.60
Aug143.85143.92142.72143.92
Oct145.60146.30145.25146.30
Dec146.00146.75145.50146.75
Est. sales 14,643. Tue.'s sales 40,450
Tue.'s open int 305,313
FEEDER CATTLE
50,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
Aug217.57217.57217.25217.30—.22
Sep214.00214.60212.55213.10—1.10
Oct212.05212.85210.35210.75—1.72
Nov210.65211.22208.70209.25—1.57
Jan205.70206.27204.07204.50—1.57
Mar206.95207.10204.95205.25—1.65
Apr207.15207.15205.60205.60—1.97
May207.40207.57205.57206.00—1.30
Est. sales 3,078. Tue.'s sales 7,711
Tue.'s open int 43,853, up 380
HOGS,LEAN
40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
Oct94.9596.2080.0095.90+.80
Dec89.3091.5089.2590.25+.55
Feb88.5090.2088.5089.00+.20
Apr90.3791.2590.3090.40+.10
May93.3593.3592.4792.60
Jun94.5095.2294.3094.40+.30
Jul92.9093.5092.2592.25
Aug90.5591.2590.3590.50
Oct77.2577.2577.0077.00
Dec74.00
Feb74.00
Est. sales 15,551. Tue.'s sales 42,194
Tue.'s open int 231,276, up 934
PORK BELLIES
40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
No open contracts.


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