Financials: As of this writing (5am) Sept. Bonds are 4 lower at 163”29, up 19 for the week. Sept. 10 Year Notes are 2 lower at 134”02, up 13 for the week and Sept. 5 Year Notes are down 2 at 124’ 04 up 7 for the week. Yields are down for the week with the 2 Year down 1 basis point at 0.21%, …

Cattle price trends for the week ending 7/17/21. The graphs show the average of the highest prices reported for 6 livestock auction markets located in East and Central Texas. If you have any questions please let me know.

Financials: As of this writing (7:00am) Sept. Bonds re 23 higher at 163’10 down 1’04 from last week. The 10 Year Note is up 6 overnight at 133’21 unchanged for the week. The 5 Year Note is up 2 at 123’29 down 5 ticks for the week. The yield curve widened slightly week over week with 2 year a…

Cattle price trends for the week ending 7/10/21. The graphs show the average of the highest prices reported for 6 livestock auction markets located in East and Central Texas. If you have any questions please let me know.

Live Cattle: Although the US may be attempting to combat inflation, other nations are gearing up for it. The ECB announced on Thursday that they wanted to continue stimulating the economy with hopes of rising inflation. This morning, China announced that since inflation concerns had ebbed th…

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USDA ERS released the estimates for beef trade during the month of May on July 6th. The export data show a sharp increase as compared to the pandemic-disrupted levels from a year ago. Read more

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