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July 11, 2001

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USDA Loan Deficiency Payments -- Wheat: 5 cents. Corn: 8 cents. Soybeans: 49 cents. Milo: 1 cent.

St. Joseph livestock

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

Estimated Receipts: 300. Compared to Monday barrows and gilts steady. Extreme heat advisory for transporting livestock and hot weather adding to cost of weight gains. 46-50 percent lean 230-270 lb 49.50-50.00. Sows: Good demand for limited supply and prices 1.00-2.00 higher on weights over 500 lb; 1-2 300-500 lb scarce; 1-3 500-700 lb 44.00-46.00. Boars: 300-700 lb 21.00.

Nonferrous metals

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

Aluminum - 65.1 cents per lb., London Metal Exch. Tue.

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

Copper -70.00 cents per lb., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

Lead - 29-31 cents per lb.

Zinc - 44.60-45.10 cents lb., delivered.

Gold - $267.45 troy oz., Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Gold - $266.20 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue.

Silver - $4.265 Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Silver - $4.235 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

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

Platinum - $552.00-$565.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract).

Platinum $555.30 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

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