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  Meats - Live Cattle & Feeder Cattle, Lean Hogs, Pork Bellies, Butter  - Commodities Futures
The belly of the hog, which is cured and sliced to produce bacon, accounts for another fifteen percent of the carcass weight.
Pork Bellies, or the cured carcass of a slaughtered pig, usually accounts for roughly 15 percent of the carcass weight of the hog.
The belly is removed from the carcass and cured in a heavy salty brine solution and put in cold storage to eventually be sliced into bacon.
chinese-school.netfirms.com /abacus-commodities-futures-meats.html   (345 words)

  
  Columns: Pork bellies: This fat is where it's at
In case you missed the news, pork bellies are in.
Bacon in its raw, uncured state, pork belly is the fattiest part of the mature hog, thick stripes of pure white fat and rosy meat.
Moskin's prose is almost as delicious as the pork belly entres she describes.
www.sptimes.com /2003/05/11/news_pf/Columns/Pork_bellies__This_fa.shtml   (817 words)

  
 CRB Fundamentals
Pork bellies are the cut of meat from a hog from which bacon is produced.
The pork belly futures contract at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange calls for the physical delivery of 40,000 pounds of frozen pork bellies, which have been slaughtered at USDA federally inspected slaughtering plants.
Belly prices (cash and futures) are sensitive to the inventory in cold storage and to the weekly net movement in and out of storage, which affords some insight to demand, although a better measure is the weekly quantity of bellies being sliced into bacon.
www.crbtrader.com /fund/articles/pork.asp   (578 words)

  
 Digital Chosunilbo (English Edition) : Daily News in English About Korea
Pork is the best-selling meat in Korea, accounting for almost half of per-capita meat consumption of 33 kilograms a year.
Many people say that pork belly is delicious and has the right blend of fat and protein, fit for the Korean culture of roasting meat.
The Korean tradition of grilling or roasting pork belly began in the 1960s, with mine workers eating samgyeopsal to get rid of dust particles in their throats.
english.chosun.com /w21data/html/news/200701/200701160011.html   (353 words)

  
 Frozen Pork Bellies Trading Trading Information
Pork bellies are obtained from the underside of a hog.
Pork bellies are storable and the movement into cold storage builds early in the calendar year, peaking about mid-year.
The frozen pork bellies trading arena may be best suited for those with a working knowledge of the hog industry or those involved in managing their own lean hog stock.
www.tradertech.com /information/FrozenPorkBelliesTrading.asp   (1297 words)

  
 Word Spy - pin-striped pork bellies
A few years later, at the launch of the Treasury bill market, the IMM was compared in the press to a bawdy house trying "to make money by being more outrageous than its rivals".
He said the success of the belly contract from the mid-1960s to the early 1970s enabled the exchange to diversify into livestock futures and the financial products that now account for most of its trading volume.
The first financial futures were jokingly called "pin-striped pork bellies," Katz said.
www.wordspy.com /words/pin-stripedporkbellies.asp   (274 words)

  
 Pork Bellies
Historically, wide price swings are not unusual in pork belly futures, which in recent years have been accentuated by curtailed speculative interest towards the market.
Pork bellies, more commonly known as bacon, are obtained from the underside of a hog.
Bellies account for about 12% of a hog's live weight, but represent a somewhat larger percentage of the total cutout value of the realized pork products.
www.spectrumcommodities.com /education/commodity/pb.html   (571 words)

  
 PORK BELLIES FUTURES
Bellies account for about 12% of a hog’s live weight, but represent a somewhat larger percentage of 14% of the total cutout value of the realized pork products.
Prices – Pork bellies rallied in the first half of 2003 and posted a 7-year high of 103.30 cents/pound in late July on the weekly nearest futures chart.
In the bigger picture, pork belly prices closed 2003 in the upper one-quarter of the range of roughly 40 cents to.00 seen in the past 7 years.
www.flashwebmaster.com /demo/futures/porkbellies.htm   (571 words)

  
 Pork Bellies- Pork Belly Future Trading and Pork Belly Options Trading
You may also call 800-915-4716 or email info@tkfutures.com your pork belly future and pork belly options questions to be answered by a seasoned professional.
Trading in Frozen Pork Bellies futures contracts were developed as a risk management device to meet the needs of meat packers who processed pork and had to contend with volatile hog prices as well as price risks on processed products held in inventory.
The CME's pork belly future contract has enjoyed continued growth in volume and liquidity over the years to become one of the premiere meat futures contracts traded today.
www.tkfutures.com /pork_bellies.htm   (622 words)

  
 Protein craze fuels bull market in pork bellies - The Boston Globe
The bull market in bacon has pushed prices for pork bellies, the raw pork used to make bacon, to record highs.
Last week, pork belly futures at the CME reached $1.10 per pound, the highest price in the market's 43-year history.
Smithfield Foods Inc., the nation's largest pork producer, has plans to increase bacon production and has been a leader in precooked bacon.
www.boston.com /business/markets/articles/2004/03/28/protein_craze_fuels_bull_market_in_pork_bellies   (467 words)

  
 Pork Bellies And The COT Index - September 1996
In this article, we'll examine the price of the February pork belly contract from June of the previous year through January of the contract year with a comparison to the Commitments of Traders report and the Commitments of Traders index for each of the three trader classification groups."
Here's a sample trade in pork bellies showing a short sale when the COT index for commercial hedgers is less than 10%.
Here's a sample trade in pork bellies showing a buy when the COT index for commercial hedgers is greater than 90%.
www.traders.com /Documentation/FEEDbk_docs/Archive/1096/Abstracts1096/Barrie_abst.html   (335 words)

  
 Emergency Set In Pork Bellies - New York Times
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange has declared an emergency in its pork bellies futures market to avoid endangering the orderly expiration of the August contract next Wednesday, Clayton Yeutter, the exchange's president, said yesterday.
Basically, there is an imbalance between the number of frozen pork bellies futures and the available supply of the raw bacon.
Normally, pork bellies are traded on cash margins of less than 5 percent; hedgers put up much less.
query.nytimes.com /gst/fullpage.html?res=9B02E5D71638F93BA2575BC0A965948260   (148 words)

  
 Award winning pork recipes from the Wisconsin Pork Association   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Season pork with salt and pepper and brown generously in butter on medium heat.
Cook the pork loin until the pork is at 160 degrees Fahrenheit.
Brown pork spareribs, jowls, and eye of round to the bean pot, cover with the onion and garlic sauté.
www.wppa.org /recipes.html   (2494 words)

  
 Pork Bellies
7/21/06 The USDA said there were 52.5 million pounds of frozen pork bellies in cold storage on June 30th, down 26% YoY.
12/21/05 The USDA said that there were 28.7 million pounds of frozen pork bellies in storage as of November 30th, down 16% YoY.
The USDA said that there were 81.3 million pounds of frozen bellies in storage, up 62% from a year ago.
www.investmenttools.com /futures/meats/pork_bellies.htm   (628 words)

  
 Pork Bellies Future Prices
"Pork Bellies should have one more rally until the end of March before heading into a very strong seasonal downtrend.
I would buy May pork bellies around 100 and then exit the market when it gets overbought.
The down seasonal from late March to mid-June is the strongest seasonal of the year for bellies.
www.slipkafinancial.com /porkbelliesfutures.php   (540 words)

  
 TheStreet.com: How Pork Bellies Provide Insurance
The retail investor long ago concluded there was no reason to devote time and attention to the proper market-clearing level of a frozen slab of uncured bacon.
Pork bellies themselves have no natural rate of return; their price movements are both mean-reverting and quite small relative to those of technology stocks; and they are traded in conditions best described as medieval.
Maybe we don't need pork bellies, and maybe the retail trader looking for action now can do better for himself in stocks, but the need for risk management will never go away.
www.thestreet.com /comment/futures/864246.html   (980 words)

  
 Pork Bellies Cartoons
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www.cartoonstock.com /directory/p/pork_bellies.asp   (480 words)

  
 Pork Belly Futures Options Trading
Trading in Frozen Pork Bellies contracts was developed as a risk management device to meet the needs of meat packers who processed pork and had to contend with volatile hog prices as well as price risks on processed products held in inventory.
Hence, the Frozen Pork Bellies futures contracts performs the same two primary functions common to many futures contracts, that of: guiding inventories and establishing forward pricing.
Frozen Pork Belly Options: Eight months of February, March, May, July, and August, and Flex Options.
www.infinitytrading.com /pork_belly_futures_options.html   (412 words)

  
 Pork Bellies (PB, CME): Monthly Price Chart
You might also be interested in the chart for the electronic session for Pork Bellies (PB, CME)
Intra-day futures and options quotes, and the Historical, Weekly and Monthly charts are also available for Pork Bellies (PB, CME) futures.
Intra-day futures and options quotes, and the Historical, Weekly and Monthly charts are also available for CME Pork Bellies (PD, Globex) futures.
futures.tradingcharts.com /chart/PB/M   (269 words)

  
 Friday
Fairly strong demand for pork, especially from the export market, is expected to establish a steady price scenario for the year.
Pork production will continue to be supplemented by increased slaughter of imported hogs, and average carcass weights are expected to be about a half pound heavier.
Limited offerings this week pushed all pork trimmings higher while demand was light to moderate though most processors had good bought position.
www.porknet.com /archive/030504.html   (1720 words)

  
 My Pork Bellies Cartoons
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 Barchart.com - Commodity Quote for PB
Lean hog futures surge on ideas that numbers will taper off and cash prices will strengthen.
The pork carcass was down 1.37 as packer margins begin to slip
The Trend Trader helps to identify the current trend status of your favorite markets.
www2.barchart.com /dfutpage.asp?sym=PB&code=BSTK   (282 words)

  
 California Should Have Treated Electricity Like Pork Bellies | Daily Policy Digest | NCPA
California Should Have Treated Electricity Like Pork Bellies
Like hog bellies and orange juice, electricity, natural gas and other forms of energy are all commodities.
But commodity markets for wholesale energy producers and buyers have only been established recently.
www.ncpa.org /sub/dpd/index.php?page=article&Article_ID=8636   (375 words)

  
 Mon Colle Knights: Pork Bellies and New Beginnings - TV.com
Eccentro has gained a lot of weight, so the Pork Warrior think that he is the great King Porky.
Eccentro has the Pork Warrior attack the Tree Elves, but the knights combine with the Elves' king and defeat Eccentro.
Tell the world what you think of Pork Bellies and New Beginnings, write a review for this episode.
www.tv.com /mon-colle-knights/pork-bellies-and-new-beginnings/episode/97792/summary.html   (366 words)

  
 Chicago Mercantile Exchange Pork Belly Examination Procedures - MGC 513
This instruction contains examination and reporting procedures for pork bellies delivered under Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), CME Chapter 151, Frozen Pork Bellies Futures contracts.
Select 50 bellies from one pallet or combo bin for each lot.
Record the lot number, establishment number, weight range and defects found during sample examination on Form LS-111, Pork Belly Worksheet.
www.ams.usda.gov /lsg/mgc/instructions/500docs/MGC513.htm   (590 words)

  
 FuturesCom Special Report on PORK   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If Pork Bellies were going to Jump out and go to 105-115 as many analysts have predicted then why are the Commercials Short...
Over the last few week bellies have been going thru a choppy action,,,, However we feel that a good break is ‘in the cards’, for now we recommend that our clients maintain a short posture in both hogs and bellies..
We suspect that the cash price of Bellies will stay steady and eventually be near 80 cents in August.which means to us that Frozen August bellies are worth only 76 cents.
www.futurescom.com /pork.htm   (546 words)

  
 JS Online: Forget pork bellies; real action is in Bush futures
JS Online: Forget pork bellies; real action is in Bush futures
Forget pork bellies; real action is in Bush futures
In the presidential campaign season, which is now unmercifully upon us, the worlds of politics, economics and the markets merge.
www.jsonline.com /story/index.aspx?id=249544   (782 words)

  
 Love and Money: the Enjoli and Pork Bellies Edition | BlogHer
Should we take advantage of this sea change and invest in pork belly futures?
Nicole at The Budgeting Babe finds an article about a study which shows that while men may be happy with the superwoman reality, women are not sniffing the Enjoli just yet...
While I can't say for sure why it's been so inconsequential, I'd have to agree with the CNN Money article - philosophically, we both want the same things and our material priorities align accordingly.
www.blogher.org /node/3904   (580 words)

  
 Pork Bellies CFTC COT Commitment of Traders Report
Pork Bellies CFTC COT Commitment of Traders Report
Large Trader (Speculator) Pork Belly Futures and Options Combined Positions (Delta Adjusted)
Commercial Trader Pork Belly Futures and Options Combined Positions (Delta Adjusted)
members.cox.net /dmrc/CFTC_Reports_Livestock_PB.htm   (56 words)

  
 Historical Futures Price Data on Pork Bellies, Historical Data Files
Pork Bellies is a futures market traded at the CME.
Detailed contract information on Pork Bellies is found below.
End of day data on Pork Bellies futures is included on our End of day Futures CDROM.
www.grainmarketresearch.com /pork_bellies.cfm   (125 words)

  
 Update: Treat Spectrum Like Pork Bellies, FCC Honcho Says
May 31, 2000 (Computerworld) -- Federal Communications Commission Chairman William Kennard has called for an "aggressive program" to avoid a drought of spectrum -- invisible but finite airwaves - needed to support new broadband wireless data services.
"There is no inherent reason why a spot market for wireless bandwidth cannot develop, just like one for petroleum and pork bellies and (wired) T1 (1.54M bit/sec.) lines," Kennard said today, kicking off an FCC public forum on the possibility of creating secondary markets in spectrum.
Currently, the FCC awards spectrum licenses to the winners of auctions, some of whom do not use all the bandwidth they win.
www.computerworld.com /action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=45324   (1278 words)

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