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Commodities

December 8, 2006

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Chicago Board of Trade

As of Thursday's close, wheat for March delivery rose 1/4 cent to $4.95 3/4 a bushel; March corn rose 6 1/2 cents to $3.72 1/2 a bushel; March oats rose 1/2 cent to $2.62 a bushel; January soybeans rose 7 3/4 cents to $6.62 a bushel.

On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, February live cattle fell .12 cent to 89.30 cents a pound; January feeder cattle rose .77 cent to 99.85 cents a pound; February lean hogs rose .43 cent to 64.27 cents a pound; February pork bellies rose .70 cent to 90.90 cents a pound.

Local markets

As of Thursday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $4.79; corn, $3.43; milo, $3.43; soybeans, $6.24. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $4.79; corn, $3.43; milo, $3.43; soybeans, $6.24. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $4.79; corn, $3.43; milo, $3.43; soybeans, $6.24. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.48; milo, NA; soybeans, $6.29. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.48; milo, NA; soybeans, $6.29. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $4.79; corn, $3.43; milo, $3.43; soybeans, $6.24. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, $4.89; corn, $3.48; milo, $3.43; soybeans, $6.29.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Thu.

Copper $3.0940 N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

Lead - $1704.50 per metric ton, London Metal Exch.

Gold - $631.90 troy oz., NY Merc spot Thu.

Silver - $13.861 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

Platinum -$1130.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract).

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