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Commentary

DTN Early Word Opening Livestock

Cattle Paper Likely to Open Significantly Lower

Look for live and feeder futures to open under pressure, checked by sharply lower feedlot sales and long liquidation. Hog paper should open mixed, higher front issues and lower back contracts.

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Market Strategies

CORN Strategies Snapshot

Closing Futures Price & Change

Electronic Corn (@C)
Jul 17 3.6875 -0.0125
Sep 17 3.7675 -0.0125
Dec 17 3.8675 -0.0125
Jul 17 - Sep 17
Spread -$0.0800 Neutral

Trends

Monthly Trend Sideways
Weekly Trend Up

Market Structure

Bullish - Type 2

Seasonal Index

The market tends to trend down through August.

Positions

2017: 50% expected production covered w/Dec 17 $3.80 puts @ approx. $0.30 2017: 25% expected production priced w/Dec 17 @ $3.90 ($3.98-$0.08 net puts) 2017: 25% expected production priced w/Dec 17 @ $3.91 ($4.07-$0.16 net puts)
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