Advertisement

Archive for Thursday, August 2, 2007

Commodities

August 2, 2007

Advertisement

Chicago markets

Corn, soybean and oat prices sagged Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for September delivery rose 6 cents to close at $6.36; December corn fell 6.25 cents to $3.36; December oats fell 2.75 cents to $2.69; November soybeans dropped 8.75 cents to $8.4875. On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, October live cattle fell 1.15 cents to 98.8 cents a pound; September feeder cattle fell 0.6 cent to $1.1745; October lean hogs 0.63 cent to 74.57 cents; February pork bellies fell 1 cent to close at 89.6 cents.

Local markets

As of Wednesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $5.98; corn, $2.99; milo, $2.79; soybeans, $7.54. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $5.98; corn, $2.99; milo, $2.79; soybeans, $7.54. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $5.98; corn, $2.99; milo, $2.79; soybeans, $7.54. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.04; milo, NA; soybeans, $7.59. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.04; milo, NA; soybeans, $7.59. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $5.98; corn, $2.99; milo, $2.79; soybeans, $7.54. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.04; milo, $2.79; soybeans, $7.59.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Wed.

Aluminum -$1.211 per lb., London Metal Exch. Wed.

Lead - $3077.00 metric ton, London Metal Exch.

Zinc - $1.7181 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $663.60 troy oz., NY Merc spot Wed.

Silver - $12.888 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

Comments

Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Commenting has been disabled for this item.