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Archive for Wednesday, November 24, 2004

Commodities

November 24, 2004

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Chicago Board of Trade

Soybean futures increased while grain futures finished mixed Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for December delivery fell 1 1/2 cent to $3.00 1/2 a bushel; December corn rose 1/2 cent to $1.98 a bushel; December oats remained unchanged at $1.50 1/4 a bushel; January soybeans rose 6 3/4 cents to $5.61 1/4 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures advanced on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. December live cattle rose 2.60 cents to 87.25 cents a pound; January feeder cattle rose .20 cent to 99.72 cents a pound.

Local markets

As of Tuesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator -- Wheat, $3.32; corn, $1.63; milo, $1.53; soybeans, $5.31. Edgerton Elevator -- Wheat, $3.32; corn, $1.63; milo, $1.53; soybeans, $5.31. Overbrook Elevator -- Wheat, $3.32; corn, $1.63; milo, $1.53; soybeans, $5.31. Midland Elevator -- Wheat, NA; corn, $1.67; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.31. Lawrence North Elevator -- Wheat, NA; corn, $1.63; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.31. Lawrence South Elevator -- Wheat, $3.32; corn, $1.63; milo, $1.53; soybeans, $5.31. Pauline Elevator -- Wheat, NA; corn, $1.71; milo, $1.58; soybeans, $5.31.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Tuesday:

Gold - $447.80 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue.

Silver - $7.553 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

Platinum $856.90 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

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