U.S. grains: Soybeans, corn slide as export sales data disappoints

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean and corn futures fell on Thursday on disappointing weekly export sales data and expectations of large South American harvests that should dampen U.S. export prospects, analysts said. Wheat futures were higher on short-covering after a five-session slide and worries that wintry weather in the Dakotas will curb plantings of […] Read more

U.S. livestock: CME hogs limit down, retreating from last week’s top

Chicago | Reuters — Most months of Chicago Mercantile Exchange lean hog futures closed down the daily three-cent trading limit on Tuesday on softening cash markets and profit-taking following contract highs set last week, analysts said. “The cash market has slowed down. It was down a little yesterday and the carcass values were weaker this […] Read more