BC-Merc Early

3/4/2015 8:00 AM
By Associated Press

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

OpenHighLowLastChg.
CATTLE
40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
Apr150.85151.70150.15151.20+.15
Jun143.42144.10142.60143.60—.07
Aug141.82142.35141.32141.90—.17
Oct144.90145.20144.30144.80—.47
Dec145.62145.85144.95145.70—.27
Feb145.52145.87145.02145.67
Apr145.00145.35145.00145.20
Jun138.50
Aug138.50
Est. sales 12,949. Tue.'s sales 48,740
Tue.'s open int 243,147
FEEDER CATTLE
50,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
Mar202.15203.72201.50203.25+.53
Apr199.60201.07198.62200.50+.63
May197.52199.30196.90198.27
Aug200.02202.00199.70201.25+.38
Sep199.60200.62199.52200.25+.03
Oct198.05199.70197.85199.10
Nov198.50198.50198.12198.12+.02
Jan194.50
Est. sales 3,291. Tue.'s sales 8,453
Tue.'s open int 39,796
HOGS,LEAN
40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
Apr65.2565.7764.1564.90—.70
May76.9777.3076.1077.00—.52
Jun80.2080.3778.8579.70—.82
Jul80.7080.7579.5780.45—.70
Aug80.6080.7079.2780.30—.92
Oct69.8070.0068.5269.70—.32
Dec66.5066.5565.5266.50—.35
Feb69.02
Apr70.7770.9070.7770.90
May74.92
Jun79.00
Jul79.85
Est. sales 10,888. Tue.'s sales 41,798
Tue.'s open int 201,534, up 1,170
PORK BELLIES
40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
No open contracts.


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