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Archive for Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Commodities

October 24, 2006

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Chicago Board of Trade

As of Monday's close, wheat for December delivery rose 12 cents to $5.17 a bushel; December corn rose 5 1/2 cents to $3.18 1/4 a bushel; December oats rose 1 1/4 cent to $2.25 1/2 a bushel; November soybeans rose 11 cents to $6.17 1/2 a bushel.

December live cattle rose 1.62 cent to 88.70 cents a pound; November feeder cattle rose .25 cent to $1.05 a pound; December lean hogs rose .67 cent to 60.02 cents a pound; February pork bellies rose 1.57 cent to 89.10 cents a pound.

Local markets

As of Monday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $5.17; corn, $2.98; milo, $2.98; soybeans, $5.88. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $5.17; corn, $2.98; milo, $2.98; soybeans, $5.88. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $5.17; corn, $2.98; milo, $2.98; soybeans, $5.88. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.03; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.93. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.03; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.93. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $5.17; corn, $2.98; milo, $2.98; soybeans, $5.88. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, $5.27; corn, $3.03; milo, $2.98; soybeans, $5.93.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Mon.

Aluminum - $1.231 per lb., London Metal Exch. Mon.

Copper $3.4300 N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

Lead - $1533.00 per metric ton, London Metal Exch.

Zinc - $1.9366 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $579.70 troy oz., NY Merc spot Mon.

Silver - $11.600 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

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