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Archive for Thursday, February 21, 2002

Commodities

February 21, 2002

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USDA Loan Deficiency Payments  Corn: 2 cents. Soybeans: $1.18.

St. Joseph livestock

St. Joseph, Mo. Â Quotations for Wednesday:

Receipts: 2,500 Last week: 3,077 Year ago: 1,878

Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers sold weak 2.00 lower, with calves under 550 lbs trading 3.00-4.00 lower on instances. Buyers are fairly active, and a good crowd is on hand for today's auction. Feeder steers: medium and large 1: 400-500 lbs 108.50-114.00; 500-600 lbs 100.10-108.00; 600-700 lbs 83.60-88.50; package 705 lbs 83.75; medium and large 1-2: 400-500 lbs 101.00-109.50; 500-600 lbs 91.50-101.50; 650-750 lbs 82.50-83.50; 750-800 lbs 76.50-77.10; package 805 lbs 77.25; Holstein steers: large 2-3: package 815 lbs 60.00.

Nonferrous metals

New York  Spot nonferrous metal prices Wednesday:

Gold - $291.30 troy oz., Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Silver - $4.430 Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

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