Livestock Report

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The July Lean Hogs contract continued its breakdown on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. It blew past support at the 85.375 level making the session low at 84.325. It recovered and settled just above support at 85.70. This is a new low for the down move. If support holds, consolidation within the Tuesday range is likely. A breakdown below the low could see price test support at the 83.325 level. The Lean Hog Index is at 84.02 as of May 23rd and the pork cutout index dipped to 84.89 as of May 24th.

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RISK DISCLOSURE: THERE IS A SUBSTANTIAL RISK OF LOSS IN FUTURES AND OPTIONS TRADING. THIS REPORT IS A SOLICITATION FOR ENTERING A DERIVATIVES TRANSACTION AND ALL TRANSACTIONS INCLUDE A SUBSTANTIAL RISK OF LOSS.THE USE OF A STOP-LOSS ORDER MAY NOT NECESSARILY LIMIT YOUR LOSS TO THE INTENDED AMOUNT. WHILE CURRENT EVENTS, MARKET ANNOUNCEMENTS AND SEASONAL FACTORS ARE TYPICALLY BUILT INTO FUTURES PRICES, A MOVEMENT IN THE CASH MARKET WOULD NOT NECESSARILY MOVE IN TANDEM WITH THE RELATED FUTURES AND OPTIONS CONTRACTS.

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