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July 12, 2001

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USDA Loan Deficiency Payments -- Wheat: 4 cents. Corn: 6 cents. Soybeans: 43 cents.

St. Joseph livestock

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

Estimated Receipts: 350. Compared to Wednesday two weeks ago slaughter steers and heifers 1.00-2.00 lower but not enough on offer to fully establish price trends. Slaughter cows and bulls 1.00-3.00 lower. Slaughter steers: select 2-3 1182-1378 lb 67.00-68.25. Slaughter heifers: Choice with select end 2-3 1004-1249 lb 68.10-69.85. Slaughter cows: breaking 70-80 percent lean 47.00-50.00, high dressing 49.00-51.25, low dressing 42.50; boning 80-85 45.00-50.00, high dressing 49.00-52.10, low dressing 38.00-45.00; lean 85-90 percent lean 38.00-45.00, high dressing 45.00-49.00, low dressing 32.50-38.00. Slaughter bulls: yield grade 1, 1350-2250 lb 45.00-50.00, high dressing 48.00-50.00, low dressing 42.50-45.00.

Estimated Receipts: 200. Compared to Tuesday barrows and gilts sold 1.50 lower on a limited supply; 46-50 percent lean 230-270 lb 48.00-48.50. Sows: Scarce. Boars: 300-700 lb 21.00.

Nonferrous metals

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

Aluminum - 64.6 cents per lb., London Metal Exch. Wed.

Copper - $75.0 Cathode full plate, U.S. destinations.

Copper -70.60 cents per lb., N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

Lead - 29-31 cents per lb.

Zinc - 44.35-44.85 cents lb., delivered.

Gold - $267.55 troy oz., Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Gold - $268.30 troy oz., NY Merc spot Wed.

Silver - $4.270 Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Silver - $4.232 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

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

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

Platinum $567.20 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

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