BC-Merc Early

4/20/2015 8:00 AM
By Associated Press

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

OpenHighLowLastChg.
CATTLE
40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
Apr157.25157.70155.82156.30—1.50
Jun148.12148.42146.35146.65—2.35
Aug146.10146.50144.75145.00—1.67
Oct147.85148.00146.75147.00—1.25
Dec149.10149.37148.22148.50—1.05
Feb148.75148.92147.80148.10—1.15
Apr147.65147.85146.55147.00—1.60
Jun140.25140.25139.70140.00—1.12
Aug138.75138.75138.75138.75—2.25
Est. sales 23,131. Fri.'s sales 45,516
Fri.'s open int 279,448, up 65
FEEDER CATTLE
50,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
Apr212.65212.75211.52211.75—1.25
May207.50208.12205.47205.75—2.77
Aug209.17209.47206.80207.25—2.95
Sep208.12208.45205.82206.25—2.82
Oct207.02207.57205.02205.50—3.15
Nov205.97206.25204.50204.50—3.02
Jan199.12200.75198.20199.00—2.67
Mar199.00199.00196.50196.50—3.25
Est. sales 4,025. Fri.'s sales 9,953
Fri.'s open int 40,090
HOGS,LEAN
40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
May70.7070.9069.5770.52
Jun76.5076.5775.1575.82—.45
Jul77.7577.8276.4276.95—.52
Aug77.8277.9276.4777.15—.35
Oct70.6070.8069.5570.20—.62
Dec67.6767.7566.8767.40—.47
Feb70.4070.4069.6070.00—.40
Apr72.2072.3072.2072.25—.27
May76.50
Jun79.0079.0079.0079.00—.10
Jul78.00
Aug77.40
Est. sales 6,146. Fri.'s sales 21,850
Fri.'s open int 212,507
PORK BELLIES
40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
No open contracts.


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