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Archive for Thursday, April 12, 2007

Commodities

April 12, 2007

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Chicago Board of Trade

Grain futures declined while soybeans advanced Wednesday. Wheat for May delivery fell 1 1/2 cent to $4.56 1/4 a bushel; May corn fell 8 1/4 cents to $3.60 3/4 a bushel; May oats fell 1 cent to $2.77 1/2 a bushel; May soybeans rose 4 cents to $7.46 1/2 a bushel.

On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, June live cattle fell 1.18 cent to 94.62 cents a pound; May feeder cattle fell .75 cent to $1.1120 a pound; May lean hogs fell .05 cent to 75.32 cents a pound; May pork bellies rose .10 cent to $1.0185 a pound.

Local markets

As of Wednesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $4.66; corn, $3.31; milo, $3.21; soybeans, $6.87. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $4.66; corn, $3.31; milo, $3.21; soybeans, $6.87. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $4.66; corn, $3.31; milo, $3.21; soybeans, $6.87. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.36; milo, NA; soybeans, $6.92. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.36; milo, NA; soybeans, $6.92. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $4.66; corn, $3.31; milo, $3.21; soybeans, $6.87. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, $4.76; corn, $3.36; milo, $3.21; soybeans, $6.92.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Wed.

Lead - $1993.00 metric ton, London Metal Exch.

Zinc - $1.7286 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $676.80 troy oz., NY Merc spot Wed.

Silver - $13.850 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

Platinum -$1266.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract).

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