|  Home  | Seasonal Charts  |  Long-Term Charts |   Free Offers   |   Contact   |

Live Cattle - 2003 Mad Cow Scare

Late in December of 2003, the Live Cattle market was hit with a Mad Cow scare. The market had a tremendous run throughout the year due to strong demand in large part from Atkins Diets. Once the case of Mad Cow was released, the markets plummeted in a series of limit down moves that dropped the cattle market about 20 cents in 5 days. A thought of a severe drop in demand was the reason for the move along with Japan cancelling imports of our beef. However, after the dust settled, demand from US consumers didn't drop very much and the market had a nice rebound.

*Futures and options trading is very speculative and involves substantial risk of loss. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. The data and information at this site are subject to change without notice. The information on this website is for informative purposes only and in no event should be construed as a representation by this website or as an offer to sell or solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities, nor is it a recommendation of any specific website or financial advisory service.

Copyright 2004 TradingReview.com. All rights reserved.