Hog futures fell to the lowest in more than two weeks on signs of slowing pork demand in China, the world’s biggest consumer of the meat. Cattle prices also declined.
Cattle futures rose for the first time in four sessions on speculation that U.S. beef demand will outpace supplies. Hogs fell.
Hog futures fell for the first time in four days on signs of weakening demand for U.S. pork exports. Cattle also declined.
Cattle fell for a second straight day on speculation that cold weather across the central U.S. will curb meat demand for outdoor grilling. Hogs rose.
Hog futures fell, halting the longest rally in nine months, on speculation that U.S. meatpacker purchases are slowing before the holiday weekend. Cattle were little changed.
Hog futures declined for the ninth time in 10 sessions on speculation that U.S. demand for the animals will wane. Cattle prices rose.
Hog futures fell, heading for the longest decline since October 2011, on signs of weakening overseas demand for U.S. pork. Cattle dropped.
Wheat futures fell to a one-week low on signs of slack demand from the U.S., the world’s biggest exporter.
Corn plunged the most since May, sparking a slump in soybeans and wheat, after the government said U.S. inventories were bigger than analysts forecast and that farmers will plant the most since 1936.
Cattle futures rose for the second time in three sessions after U.S. legislators passed a budget deal to avert automatic tax increases and spending cuts, buoying the outlook for meat demand. Hog prices were little changed.