Archive for Wednesday, October 4, 2006

Commodities

October 4, 2006

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Chicago Board of Trade

As of Tuesday's close, wheat for December delivery fell 6 1/2 cents to $4.39 1/2 a bushel; December corn fell 3 3/4 cents to $2.64 a bushel; December oats fell 3/4 cent to $2.06 3/4 a bushel; November soybeans fell 2 3/4 cents to $5.42 1/2 a bushel.

December live cattle fell 1.05 cent to 89.45 cents a pound; November feeder cattle rose .07 cent to $1.1127 a pound; December lean hogs rose .30 cent to 60.75 cents a pound; February pork bellies fell .62 cent to 89.82 cents a pound.

Local markets

As of Tuesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $4.67; corn, $2.39; milo, $2.39; soybeans, $5.03. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $4.67; corn, $2.39; milo, $2.39; soybeans, $5.03. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $4.67; corn, $2.39; milo, $2.39; soybeans, $5.03. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $2.44; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.03. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $2.44; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.03. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $4.67; corn, $2.39; milo, $2.39; soybeans, $5.03. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, $4.77; corn, $2.44; milo, $2.39; soybeans, $5.03.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Tue.

Aluminum - $1.144 per lb., London Metal Exch. Tue.

Zinc - $1.6670 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $576.30 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue.

Silver - $10.995 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

Mercury - $583.00 per 76 lb flask, N.Y.

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