Market Update - March 4, 2014

Posted on Mar 4, 2014
CBOT futures are trading higher and at the day’s highs. The rally began at 830 CST when trading reopened.  Traders perceive an easing in the Russia/Ukraine situation but anything can happen.

Livestock futures were steady to lower overnight, but also exploded higher along with the grain markets and the outside markets in response to the Ukraine/Russia news.  Midday pork values are down about a dollar/cwt.  Cattle futures are now 50-70 cents off the morning highs.

Corn May +4 475; Jly +4 479; Dec +3 479 Bean May +13 1422; Jly +12 1394; Nov +6 1178 Meal May +3 454; Oct +1 365 Oil +48 4286 Wheat May +3 634; Jly +3 639 KC +1 701;  MGE +8 680 Oats +13 496 Rice +3 1542

LC Apr +177 14590; Jun +212 13702; Oct +117 13742 FC Mar +85 17262; Apr +127 17435; Aug +117 17675 LH Apr +300 limit 11167; Jun +300 11575; Oct +127 9512 Milk Mar +2 2191; Apr -13 2013

US$ +.1%

Dow +1.2% SP +1.3% NAS +1.7% Tran +2% VIX -11%  14.25

WTI -1.5% Brent -1.7% Gas -1.3%NG +1.3% HO -1.6% Eth unch Gold -.9% Slvr -1.2%

5-yr +.06 1.52% 10yr +.07 2.67% 30yr +.05 3.61%

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