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Recap of the news wire from Friday afternoon

Published on: 15:29PM Oct 22, 2017

Below is a quick video touching on some of the new news that came across the wires Friday afternoon.



Cattle on Feed Report

                                Estimated Range              Average Estimate            Actual

CoF:                       103.4-106.2%                       104.6%                                    105%

Placements:       103.4-116%                         107.3%                                    113%

Marketed:          101.2-103.1%                       102.7%                                    103%


Commitment of Traders Report for Grains (Compiled through October 17th)

Funds increased their net short position in corn (futures & options) to -170,684, this Vs -162,937 LW

Funds increased their net long position in beans (Futures & Options) to 68,168, this Vs 30,992 LW


On the calendar for Monday

Cold storage at 2:00pm cst

Crop Progress 3:00pm cst


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