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Great Calls in the Hog Market!

We recently captured the significant downturn in June Lean Hogs starting in early March through late April in two articles in our Weekly Market Letter. In the March 3rd (PDF)┬áissue we published a bearish outlook on high pork production and in the April 21st (PDF)┬áissue we turned bullish on export demand.  

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Monthly Pork Exports to Mexico - 11/18/2016

Strong Dollar Threatens Pork Exports and Hog Prices

Many commodity markets that traders have thought should be under pressure from the surging US dollar and large short-term supply issues have held up better than expected. With the importance of US pork exports to Mexico and the sharp drop in the Mexican peso, there is likely to be at least a short-term setback in […]

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Hog Gap Downtrend Channel; Steep Basis and Oversold

December hogs gapped the key downtrend channel off of the September and October 13th high and this is a bullish technical development. A firm tone to pork prices, strong packer margins and strength in cattle helped to support. Fear that weekly slaughter levels will continue to come in 6-8% above a year ago has led […]

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