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April 6, 2001

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USDA Loan Deficiency Payments -- Corn: 6 cents. Oats: 6 cents. Soybeans: $1.19.

Dodge City livestock

Dodge City (ap) -- Quotations for Thursday:

Not available.

St. Joseph livestock

St. Joseph, Mo. (ap) -- Quotations for Thursday:

Estimated Receipts: 250. Compared to Wednesday barrows and gilts 50 lower. Slaughter hog prices holding steady to firm this week. Pork cutouts kicked up at 71.00. Barrows & gilts 46-50 percent lean 230-270 lb 46.00-46.50. Sows: No price trend. 1-2 300-500 lb 38.00-39.00; 2-3 500-700 lb 42.00-44.00.

Nonferrous metals

New York (ap) -- Spot nonferrous metal prices Thursday:

Aluminum - 67.5 cents per lb., London Metal Exch. Thu.

Copper - $80.0 Cathode full plate, U.S. destinations.

Copper -77.00 cents per lb., N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

Lead - 29-31 cents per lb.

Zinc - 50.22-50.72 cents lb., delivered.

Gold - $258.10 troy oz., Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Gold - $258.10 troy oz., NY Merc spot Thu.

Silver - $4.360 Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Silver - $4.341 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

Mercury - $150.00 per 76 lb flask, N.Y.

Platinum - $576.00-$590.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract).

Platinum $577.00 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

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