BC-Merc Early

9/29/2014 8:00 AM
By Associated Press

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

OpenHighLowLastChg.
CATTLE
40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
Oct158.52159.45158.10159.25+.80
Dec161.92162.70161.10162.60+.50
Feb161.87162.77161.17162.50+.50
Apr161.65162.00161.12161.50—.75
Jun152.30152.85151.95152.70—.10
Aug150.57151.00150.02150.80
Oct151.87152.45151.60151.70—1.10
Dec152.75152.75152.75152.75
Feb152.10152.75152.10152.75
Est. sales 15,735. Fri.'s sales 69,680
Fri.'s open int 317,200, up 3,902
FEEDER CATTLE
50,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
Oct233.02233.25231.92233.00—.10
Nov232.55232.95231.35232.57+.97
Jan226.17226.82225.20226.47+.30
Mar224.22224.65223.12224.25—.25
Apr223.67224.00223.17223.85—.25
May223.60224.17222.82223.75—.45
Aug223.75224.12223.75223.75—.45
Sep222.05222.05222.05222.05+.05
Est. sales 2,577. Fri.'s sales 11,118
Fri.'s open int 44,303
HOGS,LEAN
40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
Oct105.10106.52105.07106.25—.27
Dec91.7092.8291.6092.60—1.87
Feb86.6788.4586.6788.30—1.20
Apr87.6088.5587.0088.50—1.50
May87.5089.0087.5088.50—2.00
Jun91.2592.0090.5591.75—1.77
Jul88.4589.5788.4589.25—1.85
Aug87.0087.7586.5087.25—1.50
Oct75.0076.0074.0076.00—.10
Dec71.7571.7571.7571.75—.50
Feb74.00
Est. sales 12,370. Fri.'s sales 34,100
Fri.'s open int 246,573, up 1,905
PORK BELLIES
40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
No open contracts.


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