CME Pork Belly Trade Dwindles

US - Only six pork belly contracts were traded in Chicago last month – way down on the heyday of trading, which started 40 years ago.
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Pork-belly contracts have been traded on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange since 1961, reports NPR.

But The Wall Street Journal reports the pork-belly market is in danger of becoming extinct. Last month, the exchange traded just six pork-belly contracts.

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