Hogs Go Haywire as October Pig Premium Surges 37% in Two Days

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  • U.S. grocers seen stocking up for National Pork Month specials
  • Sure bet? Price fell in December 12 out of 14 times since '01

Traders are betting that U.S. grocers will gear up to sell more bacon, roasts and chops for a national pork promotion next month, boosting demand and driving the premium for October hog futures up 37 percent in two days against the December price.

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