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Commodities

October 24, 2007

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Chicago markets

As of Tuesday's close on the Chicago Board of Trade, wheat for December delivery dropped 30 cents, the maximum swing permitted by the exchange, to close at $8.41; December corn fell 3.5 cents to $3.61; December oats lost 1.25 cents to $2.7825; January soybeans rose 5.5 cents to $9.9925. On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, December live cattle dropped 0.35 cent to 97.22 cents; November feeder cattle shed 0.52 cent to $1.111; December lean hogs fell 0.63 cent to 56.27 cents; February pork bellies fell 1.2 cents to 81.52 cents.

Local markets

As of Tuesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $8.05; corn, $3.31; milo, $3.41; soybeans, $9.22. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $8.05; corn, $3.31; milo, $3.41; soybeans, $9.22. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $8.05; corn, $3.31; milo, $3.41; soybeans, $9.22. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.31; milo, NA; soybeans, $9.22. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.31; milo, NA; soybeans, $9.22. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $8.05; corn, $3.31; milo, $3.41; soybeans, $9.22. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.31; milo, $3.41; soybeans, $9.22.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Tue.

Aluminum -$1.126 per lb., London Metal Exch. Tue.

Zinc - $1.3366 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $759.00 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue.

Silver - $13.572 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

Platinum $1452.80 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

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