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Commodities

November 18, 2005

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Chicago Board of Trade

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

Wheat for December delivery fell 2 cents to $3.04 3/4 a bushel; December corn fell 1/2 cent to $1.92 1/4 a bushel; December oats rose 2 1/2 cents to $1.67 1/4 a bushel; January soybeans rose 2 1/2 cents to $5.79 1/4 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures declined on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Local markets

As of Thursday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $3.34; corn, $1.58; milo, $1.52; soybeans, $5.29. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $3.34; corn, $1.55; milo, $1.52; soybeans, $5.29. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $3.34; corn, $1.55; milo, $1.52; soybeans, $5.29. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $1.55; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.29. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $1.55; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.29. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $3.34; corn, $1.55; milo, $1.52; soybeans, $5.29. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $1.55; milo, $1.52; soybeans, $5.29.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Thursday:

Aluminum - 91.7 cents per lb., London Metal Exch. Thu.

Copper - 211.00 cents Cathode full plate, U.S. destinations.

Zinc - 76.59-77.09 cents lb., delivered.

Gold - $486.20 troy oz., NY Merc spot Thu.

Silver - $8.125 Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Platinum $982.40 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

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