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BC-Merc Early

4/17/2014 8:00 AM
By Associated Press

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

Open High Low Last Chg.
CATTLE
40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
Apr 145.75 145.75 127.82 145.00 —.75
Jun 135.62 135.75 134.82 134.90 —.72
Aug 133.47 133.65 132.90 133.15 —.40
Oct 137.75 138.15 137.47 137.75 —.10
Dec 139.90 140.25 139.50 139.90 —.07
Feb 140.75 141.05 140.20 140.60 —.20
Apr 140.80 140.87 140.07 140.30 —.65
Jun 134.75 134.75 134.20 134.20 —.40
Aug 132.95 133.30 132.87 133.30
Est. sales 12,592. Wed.'s sales 29,077
Wed.'s open int 349,593
FEEDER CATTLE
50,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
Apr 178.67 178.75 178.67 178.75 —.50
May 179.45 179.75 178.37 178.60 —1.30
Aug 182.47 182.80 181.37 181.60 —1.37
Sep 182.15 182.25 181.00 181.30 —1.07
Oct 181.65 181.77 180.62 181.00 —1.10
Nov 181.27 181.27 180.45 180.75 —.85
Jan 177.85 177.95 177.42 177.75 —.25
Mar 175.95 176.07 175.70 176.07 —.03
Est. sales 3,457. Wed.'s sales 5,532
Wed.'s open int 45,583
HOGS,LEAN
40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
May 121.70 122.80 121.70 122.80 —.07
Jun 123.25 124.45 122.97 123.05 —.72
Jul 121.35 122.22 120.92 121.30 —.35
Aug 120.15 121.62 119.60 120.20 —.05
Oct 98.72 99.60 80.00 99.00 —.10
Dec 88.02 88.77 88.02 88.45 —.05
Feb 85.92 86.85 85.40 86.85
Apr 85.92 85.92 85.57 85.85
May 90.60
Jun 91.00
Jul 90.00 90.25 90.00 90.25
Aug 89.50
Est. sales 8,961. Wed.'s sales 26,325
Wed.'s open int 257,223
PORK BELLIES
40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
No open contracts.


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