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BC-Merc Early

4/23/2014 8:00 AM
By Associated Press

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

OpenHighLowLastChg.
CATTLE
40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
Apr143.47143.65127.82143.50—.20
Jun134.80135.10134.32134.60—.37
Aug133.40133.67133.00133.40—.27
Oct137.87138.20137.57138.02—.13
Dec140.15140.45139.97140.25—.20
Feb140.85141.15140.70141.10
Apr140.80141.07140.67141.00—.22
Jun134.70134.72134.50134.50
Aug133.00
Est. sales 8,182. Tue.'s sales 47,187
Tue.'s open int 343,379, up 599
FEEDER CATTLE
50,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
Apr178.57
May178.57178.80178.30178.60+.25
Aug182.25182.67181.90182.50+.23
Sep182.35182.87182.10182.65+.28
Oct181.90182.55181.90182.47+.02
Nov181.60182.10181.50182.07—.03
Jan178.67179.25178.67179.25
Mar176.95177.55176.95177.47—.03
Apr176.75176.75176.50176.50
Est. sales 932. Tue.'s sales 7,157
Tue.'s open int 42,982
HOGS,LEAN
40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
May120.30121.95120.30121.90+.88
Jun123.22124.65122.65124.25+1.00
Jul120.75122.70120.72122.40+1.40
Aug119.20120.90119.20120.60+.95
Oct98.97100.2080.00100.20+.85
Dec88.5589.4788.5589.40+.53
Feb86.5586.7086.5086.65
Apr86.6286.8585.7585.75
May90.25
Jun91.4591.4591.4591.45
Jul90.25
Aug89.50
Est. sales 7,361. Tue.'s sales 31,115
Tue.'s open int 259,259, up 802
PORK BELLIES
40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
No open contracts.


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