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Can the recent rally be sustained given the underlying fundamental picture? Are you protected if prices head south again?
Rocky GinggBy Rocky Gingg, Stewart-Peterson
Milk prices have made a sharp turnaround over the last two weeks, putting an end to a lengthy five-week losing streak. During the past two weeks, June milk rallied over 120 cents, or 8.6%, while the July-December average has tacked on more than 50 cents, or 3.7%.
Has Aprilâ€™s steady shower of downward pressure led to an upward blossom for milk prices in May? Thus far it has, but the better questions to ask are, â€œCan the rally be sustained given the underlying fundamental pictureâ€ and â€œAre you protected if prices head south again?â€
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