BC-Merc Early

2/27/2015 8:00 AM
By Associated Press

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

OpenHighLowLastChg.
CATTLE
40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
Feb161.00162.50160.92162.40+1.28
Apr149.85151.45149.67151.20+1.40
Jun142.85144.37142.55143.72+.77
Aug141.50143.07141.45142.15+.35
Oct144.95146.12144.62145.20—.02
Dec145.55146.62145.55145.90+.05
Feb145.67146.00145.65145.90+.03
Apr145.67145.85145.62145.85
Jun138.50
Est. sales 21,270. Thu.'s sales 53,145
Thu.'s open int 245,281, up 946
FEEDER CATTLE
50,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
Mar200.62203.10200.50202.25+1.95
Apr199.45201.85199.20200.50+1.45
May198.85201.42198.80200.50+1.58
Aug201.90203.97201.82202.75+1.03
Sep201.00203.02201.00202.00+.80
Oct199.75201.60199.70200.50+.80
Nov199.85200.00199.25199.50+1.13
Jan194.75195.00194.75194.80+.05
Est. sales 3,711. Thu.'s sales 10,259
Thu.'s open int 40,284, up 97
HOGS,LEAN
40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
Apr66.6068.0566.2067.00—.15
May78.9080.3578.9079.40+.10
Jun81.8783.4581.8782.70+.08
Jul82.5283.9282.5283.25—.25
Aug83.0283.7582.6583.05—.50
Oct71.1072.4771.1071.90+.43
Dec67.5768.4067.5567.90+.50
Feb70.0070.2069.9570.10+.73
Apr71.7272.0071.7271.72+.60
May75.00
Jun79.0079.0078.5078.50
Jul80.20
Est. sales 14,714. Thu.'s sales 35,761
Thu.'s open int 195,232, up 2,448
PORK BELLIES
40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
No open contracts.


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