MIDDAY-MidwestDigest-02-28-17

Max Armstrong shares insight about the pork trade. (audio)

We continue to see the weather fluctuating between the seasons here in our region.

Consumer confidence is at highest level in 15 years, both improved in February. Overall, consumer expect economy to continue expanding in months ahead.

Is all of the tough trade talk torpedoing pork trade with the world? Top formed last week and it appears big worry for futures market is tough trade stance carved against China and Mexico by Trump. Total frozen pork stocks down 16% from a year. Futures market forecasting downward change in demand. 

Some changes at Ohio based Bob Evans restaurants. The chain will add brunch menu every day.

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