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Commodities

November 19, 2004

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Chicago Board of Trade

Soybean futures increased while grain futures finished mostly lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for December delivery fell 2 1/4 cents to $3.16 1/4 a bushel; December corn fell 1 3/4 cent to $2.04 a bushel; December oats remained unchanged at $1.47 1/2 a bushel; January soybeans rose 2 cents to $5.55 a bushel.

Beef futures declined while pork futures settled mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

December live cattle fell 2.70 cents to 84.62 cents a pound.

Local markets

As of Thursday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator -- Wheat, $3.42; corn, $1.69; milo, $1.59; soybeans, $5.25. Edgerton Elevator -- Wheat, $3.42; corn, $1.69; milo, $1.59; soybeans, $5.25. Overbrook Elevator -- Wheat, $3.42; corn, $1.69; milo, $1.59; soybeans, $5.25. Midland Elevator -- Wheat, NA; corn, $1.73; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.25. Lawrence North Elevator -- Wheat, NA; corn, $1.69; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.25. Lawrence South Elevator -- Wheat, $3.42; corn, $1.69; milo, $1.59; soybeans, $5.25. Pauline Elevator -- Wheat, NA; corn, $1.77; milo, $1.64; soybeans, $5.25.

Nonferrous metals

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

Gold - $442.60 troy oz., NY Merc spot Thu.

Silver - $7.549 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

Platinum $862.70 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

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