What’s Up, What’s Down: Spotlight on the Livestock Sector

Comments for Monday, July 12, 2010

Looking Ahead to Today by Reflecting Back at Friday’s Price Action


Lower closes last Friday  for live and feeder cattle along with lean hogs but no real changes technically. Cattle is still close but hasn’t given me a buy signal, at least yet, while the feeders look to be gradually heading towards the 11500 area basis the August contract where there is strong resistance up to 117500. Hogs settled lower also continuing their downward momentum overall. BUY SIGNAL FOR FEEDER CATTLE. SELL SIGNALS FOR LIVE CATTLE ALONG WITH LEAN HOGS. CALL FOR DETAILS!

Live Cattle Chart

Feeder Cattle Chart

Lean Hog Chart

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