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CORN Strategies Snapshot

Closing Futures Price & Change

Electronic Corn (@C)
Dec 18 3.6475 -0.0275
Mar 19 3.7575 -0.0250
May 19 3.8350 -0.0225
Dec 18 - Mar 19
Spread -$0.1100

Trends

Monthly Trend Sideways
Weekly Trend Sideways

Market Structure

Neutral - Type 5

Seasonal Index

Corn prices tend to trend higher from early October to early June.

Positions

2018: 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.
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Commentary

DTN Closing Livestock Comments

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.

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