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Archive for Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Commodities

July 25, 2006

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Chicago Board of Trade

Soybean futures increased Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade, while grain futures finished mixed. Wheat for September delivery fell 6 3/4 cents to $4.00 1/2 a bushel; September corn rose 1 3/4 cent to $2.39 a bushel; September oats rose 2 1/2 cents to $1.92 1/4 a bushel; August soybeans rose 6 1/4 cents to $5.83 1/4 a bushel.

Beef futures declined on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, while pork futures were mixed. August live cattle fell 1.60 cent to 82.67 cents a pound; August feeder cattle fell 2.27 cents to $1.1335 a pound; August lean hogs rose .33 cent to 67.70 cents a pound; August pork bellies fell 1.80 cent to 90.05 cents a pound.

Local markets

As of Monday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $4.79; corn, $2.14; milo, $2.04; soybeans, $5.43. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $4.79; corn, $2.14; milo, $2.04; soybeans, $5.43. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $4.79; corn, $2.14; milo, $2.04; soybeans, $5.43. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $2.14; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.43. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $2.14; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.43. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $4.79; corn, $2.14; milo, $2.04; soybeans, $5.43. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $2.14; milo, $2.04; soybeans, $5.43.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Monday:

Gold - $612.90 troy oz., NY Merc spot Mon.

Silver - $10.870 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

Platinum $1209.30 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

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