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Archive for Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Commodities

April 4, 2007

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Chicago Board of Trade

As of Tuesday's close, wheat for May delivery fell 9 cents to $4.19 a bushel; May corn fell 8 1/2 cents to $3.46 1/4 a bushel;

May oats fell 3 1/2 cents to $2.73 a bushel; May soybeans fell 15 1/4 cents to $7.63 3/4 a bushel.

On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, June live cattle fell 1.40 cent to 95 cents a pound; May feeder cattle rose .30 cent to $1.1152 a pound; May lean hogs rose .42 cent to 75.42 cents a pound; May pork bellies fell .08 cent to $1.0127 a pound.

Local markets

As of Tuesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $4.32; corn, $3.16; milo, $3.06; soybeans, $7.09. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $4.32; corn, $3.16; milo, $3.06; soybeans, $7.09. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $4.32; corn, $3.16; milo, $3.06; soybeans, $7.09. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.21; milo, NA; soybeans, $7.14. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.21; milo, NA; soybeans, $7.14. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $4.32; corn, $3.16; milo, $3.06; soybeans, $7.09. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, $4.42; corn, $3.21; milo, $3.06; soybeans, $7.14.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Tue.

Lead - $1964.00 metric ton, London Metal Exch.

Zinc - $1.5586 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $664.00 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue.

Silver - $13.375 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

Platinum $1252.30 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

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