Archive for Wednesday, December 5, 2001

Commodities

December 5, 2001

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USDA Loan Deficiency Payments Soybeans: $1.05.

St. Joseph livestock

St. Joseph, Mo. Quotations for Tuesday:

Estimated Hog Receipts: 250. Compared to Monday, Barrows and Gilts sold .50 lower; 46-50 percent lean 230-270 lbs 30.50-31.00. Sows: Scarce. Boars: 300-700 lbs 14.00.

Nonferrous metals

New York Spot nonferrous metal prices Tuesday:

Aluminum - 62.8 cents per lb., London Metal Exch. Tue.

Copper - $74.0 Cathode full plate, U.S. destinations.

Lead - 29-31 cents per lb.

Zinc - 40.47-40.97 cents lb., delivered.

Gold - $276.60 troy oz., Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Silver - $4.190 Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

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

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