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CORN Strategies Snapshot
Closing Futures Price & Change
|Electronic Corn (@C)|
|Dec 18 - Mar 19|
Market StructureNeutral - Type 5
Seasonal IndexCorn prices tend to trend higher from early October to early June.
Positions2018: 25% of expected prod. @ $4.04 2018: 25% of expected prod. @ $4.17 Long July 2019 $3.40 puts to protect unsold crop. 2017: 100% cash sales made, near $4.00 per the July 2018 contract. No more positions open for 2017.
Hog Futures Finish Pre-Holiday Business Week With Limit Gains
Lean hog futures closed sharply higher Friday, spurred to limit gains thanks to aggressive short-covering and oversold charts. The cattle complex settled on a mixed basis with nearby live issues holding up reasonably well as their feeder counterparts crashed hard.