Western Livestock Journal - Markets http://www.wlj.net/articles.sec-14-1-markets.html <![CDATA[Futures decline in late trade]]> <![CDATA[July meat export volume lower; value still on record pace]]> <![CDATA[Trend reverses, markets go up]]> <![CDATA[Restaurant Performance Index declines slightly for the second consecutive month]]> <![CDATA[Live futures rebound, may stabalize briefly]]> <![CDATA[Options weighed on replacement heifers amid historic high prices]]> “One operation we tracked had heifers weaned in 2010 and 2011, what those heifers were and what their accumulated expenses were over the two years to the point where they were heavy bred. Their expenses totaled $1,100-1,400 a head. That ranch was pretty efficient and did a good job of reducing their expenses. ]]> <![CDATA[Record placement lows in Cattle on Feed report disappoint]]> <![CDATA[The value of the export market]]> Total U.S. Beef Exports 2004-2013) divided by number of federally inspected steers and heifers slaughtered for 2013 (Source: USDA’s Livestock Slaughter 2013 Summary). 3. ]]> <![CDATA[Cow/calf returns record high; start planning now]]> <![CDATA[Prices continue to fall]]> <![CDATA[Corn prices impact wheat, stocker cattle decisions]]> <![CDATA[IRS scrutinizes hedgers]]> <![CDATA[Feeder cattle prices and the economics of stocker production]]> <![CDATA[BBQ beef starts to sizzle in Japan]]> <![CDATA[Rising corn tide floats proteins' boats]]> <![CDATA[Down, down they go]]> <![CDATA[U.S. beef, pork exports on record pace through June]]> <![CDATA[Emotional reaction to Russia tanks markets]]> <![CDATA['Perfect Storm' points to rosy picture for cattle industry, according to CattleFax]]> <![CDATA[Ground beef holds up cutout values]]>