Cotton futures were down a nickel.
In livestock, fed cattle futures closed 90-cents lower. Feeder cattle were down 33-cents. The lean hog contract gained a dime.
In the financials, Comex gold gained two dollars an ounce. The Euro gained more than three points against the dollar. And the CRB Index finished the week more than a point-and-a-half higher to close at 228.70.
Here now to lend us his insight is one of our regular market analysts, John Roach. Welcome back.