Advertisement

Archive for Saturday, September 24, 2005

Commodities

September 24, 2005

Advertisement

Chicago Board of Trade

Soybean futures declined Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade, while grain futures finished mixed. Wheat for December delivery rose 1/4 cent to $3.32 1/2 a bushel; December corn fell 1 1/4 cent to $2.07 a bushel; December oats fell 1/2 cent to $1.60 1/4 a bushel; November soybeans fell 6 1/2 cents to $5.74 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures increased on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. October live cattle rose .50 cent to 86.75 cents a pound; October feeder cattle rose .17 cent to $1.14 a pound; October lean hogs rose .70 cent to 66.35 cents a pound; February pork bellies rose 2 cents to 87.35 cents a pound.

Local markets

As of Friday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $3.54; corn, $1.62; milo, $1.52; soybeans, $5.34. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $3.54; corn, $1.62; milo, $1.52; soybeans, $5.34. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $3.54; corn, $1.62; milo, $1.52; soybeans, $5.34. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $1.62; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.34. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $1.62; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.34. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $3.54; corn, $1.62; milo, $1.52; soybeans, $5.34. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $1.62; milo, $1.52; soybeans, $5.34.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Friday:

Aluminum - 84.4 cents per lb., London Metal Exch. Fri.

Copper - 187.50 cents Cathode full plate, U.S. destinations.

Copper 179.85 cents per lb., N.Y. Merc spot Fri.

Lead - $970.00 per metric ton, London Metal Exch.

Zinc - 68.65-69.15 cents lb., delivered.

Gold - $462.65 Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Gold - $463.50 troy oz., NY Merc spot Fri.

Silver - $7.265 Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Silver - $7.272 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Fri.

Mercury - $850.00 per 76 lb flask, N.Y.

Platinum -$931.00. troy oz., N.Y. (contract).

Comments

Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Commenting has been disabled for this item.