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Archive for Thursday, April 26, 2007

Commodities

April 26, 2007

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Chicago Board of Trade

Grain and soybean futures advanced Wednesday. Wheat for May delivery rose 22 3/4 cents to $5.06 1/4 a bushel; May corn rose 10 3/4 cents to $3.71 1/4 a bushel; May oats rose 9 1/2 cents to $2.62 a bushel; May soybeans rose 11 3/4 cents to $7.21 1/2 a bushel. On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, June live cattle rose .02 cent to 93.32 cents a pound; May feeder cattle fell 1.15 cent to $1.0797 a pound; June lean hogs rose .70 cent to 76.15 cents a pound; May pork bellies rose 1.55 cent to $1.04 a pound.

Local markets

As of Wednesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $4.94; corn, $3.47; milo, $3.32; soybeans, $6.63. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $4.94; corn, $3.47; milo, $3.32; soybeans, $6.63. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $4.94; corn, $3.47; milo, $3.32; soybeans, $6.63. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.52; milo, NA; soybeans, $6.68. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.52; milo, NA; soybeans, $6.68. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $4.94; corn, $3.47; milo, $3.32; soybeans, $6.63. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, $5.04; corn, $3.52; milo, $3.32; soybeans, $6.68.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Wed.

Copper -$361.63 Cathode full plate, U.S. destinations.

Zinc - $1.8329 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $684.10 troy oz., NY Merc spot Wed.

Silver - $13.752 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

Platinum $1317.20 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

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