Commodity Input Prices on the Move

Over the last few weeks I've voiced my concerns over rising beef and pork prices and what the impact could be: Pain for the consumer, but a boon for poultry providers, such as Pilgrim's Pride (PPC) and Sanderson Farms (SAFM).

Last week, Tyson Foods (TSN) reported its December quarter results, and while many people focused on the company's comments about expansion in China, commentary on the pork business was confirming. More specifically, Tyson discussed how it and other pork producers are battling porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, which has killed thousands of young pigs and forced meatpackers to grapple with tighter supplies of pork....370 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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