Following our letter to customers yesterday, please note that the calculation and distribution of the CME Lean Hog and Feeder Cattle Indexes has been temporarily suspended due to the unavailability of relevant data reported by the USDA-AMS.
We will continue to monitor the situation as it relates to any potential changes to the settlement procedures for the October 2013 Livestock futures and options contracts and provide updates accordingly.
Questions regarding this Special Executive Report may be directed to Jack Cook, Director, Commodity Research & Product Development, at 312-930-3295, Jack.Cook@cmegroup.com or David Lehman, Managing Director, Commodity Research and Product Development, 312-930-1875, David.Lehman@cmegroup.com.
For media inquiries concerning this Special Executive Report, please contact CME Group Corporate Communications at 312-930-3434 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
© 2013 CME Group Inc. All rights reserved.