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Futures Quotes
Quotes retrieved on January 17, 2018, 07:35:21 PM CST

Ag Commentary
Cattle
Live cattle futures finished Wednesday with nearby Feb just off the limit, up $2.875. Feeder cattle futures were also sharply higher, with gains of $1.725 to $2.275. The CME feeder cattle index on January 16 was $145.01, down 37 cents from the previo...
Soybeans
Soybean futures finished somewhat strong on Wednesday, considering March settled 7 1/2 cents off the low up 3/4 cent. Meal futures were $1.50/ton higher, with nearby soy oil 28 points lower. The USDA reported a private export sale of 130,000 MT of so...
Lean Hogs
Lean hog futures ended the day with most nearby contracts 45 cents to $1.175 in the red, with back months slightly lower. The CME Lean Hog Index was up 77 cents on January 15 at $71.92. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was up 24 cents at $80.95 in ...
Cotton
Cotton futures posted gains of 40 to 74 points in the front months on Wednesday, with deferred contracts mixed. Recent weakness in the dollar has provided support. The US dollar was lower into the cotton close, but rebounded to finish 484 points high...
Ag Market Commentary
Corn futures showed gains of 4 to 4 3/4 cents on Wednesday, supported by specs covering their short position. That was the largest 1 day move for the March contract since December 4. The weekly EIA report will be delayed until Thursday, with ethanol ...
Wheat
Wheat futures closed the Wednesday session with most HRW and SRW contracts 3 to 5 cents in the green on short covering. MPLS HRS contracts were fractionally higher. The FSA reported that US wheat producers enrolled in 619,685 prevent plant acres for ...