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April 25, 2001

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USDA Loan Deficiency Payments -- Corn: 19 cents. Oats: 6 cents. Soybeans: $1.29 cents. Milo: 4 cents.

St. Joseph livestock

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

Estimated Receipts: 200. Compared to Monday, barrows and gilts sold steady; 46-50 percent lean 230-270 lb 48.00-48.50; 44-46 percent lean 270-290 lb 47.00-48.00; package 302 lb 45.50. Sows: steady; 1-2 300-500 lb 39.00; 550-700 lb 42.00-44.00. Boars: 300-700 lb 21.00.

Nonferrous metals

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

Aluminum - 68.8 cents per lb., London Metal Exch. Tue.

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

Copper -76.05 cents per lb., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

Lead - 29-31 cents per lb.

Zinc - 49.00-49.50 cents lb., delivered.

Gold - $263.40 troy oz., Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Gold - $264.10 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue.

Silver - $4.480 Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Silver - $4.448 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

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

Platinum - $595.00-$630.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract).

Platinum $615.90 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

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