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Archive for Thursday, October 5, 2006

Commodities

October 5, 2006

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Chicago Board of Trade

As of Wednesday's close, wheat for December delivery rose 25 1/2 cents to $4.65 a bushel; December corn rose 10 1/4 cents to $2.74 1/4 a bushel; December oats rose 3 cents to $2.09 3/4 a bushel; November soybeans rose 12 3/4 cents to $5.55 1/4 a bushel.

December live cattle fell .17 cent to 89.27 cents a pound; November feeder cattle fell .40 cent to $1.1087 a pound; December lean hogs fell .12 cent to 60.62 cents a pound; February pork bellies fell .70 cent to 89.12 cents a pound.

Local markets

As of Wednesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $4.79; corn, $2.49; milo, $2.49; soybeans, $5.15. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $4.79; corn, $2.49; milo, $2.49; soybeans, $5.15. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $4.79; corn, $2.49; milo, $2.49; soybeans, $5.15. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $2.54; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.15. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $2.54; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.15. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $4.79; corn, $2.49; milo, $2.49; soybeans, $5.15. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, $4.89; corn, $2.54; milo, $2.49; soybeans, $5.15.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Wed.

Aluminum - $1.100 per lb., London Metal Exch. Wed.

Copper $3.1985 N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

Gold - $562.00 troy oz., NY Merc spot Wed.

Silver - $10.705 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

Platinum -$1126.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract).

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