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Archive for Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Commodities

April 29, 2008

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures mostly traded higher Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for May delivery rose 25.5 cents to $8.26l; May corn added 22.75 cents to $6; May oats rose 9 cents to $3.785; May soybeans declined 42.25 cents to $12.835. Beef futures traded mixed and pork futures traded lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. April live cattle gained 0.13 cent to 92.40 cents; May cattle fell 1.03 cents to $1.0672; May lean hogs fell 0.32 cent to 75.75 cents; May pork bellies lost 3 cents to 74.1 cents.

Local markets

As of Monday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $8.12; corn, $5.64; milo, $5.54; soybeans, $12.36. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $8.12; corn, $5.64; milo, $5.54; soybeans, $12.36. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $8.12; corn, $5.64; milo, $5.54; soybeans, $12.36. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $5.64; milo, NA; soybeans, $12.36. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $5.64; milo, NA; soybeans, $12.36. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $8.12; corn, $5.64; milo, $5.54; soybeans, $12.36. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $5.64; milo, $5.54; soybeans, $12.36.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Mon.:

Copper $3.9840 N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

Gold - $892.90 troy oz., NY Merc spot Mon.

Silver - $17.011 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

Platinum -$1970.60 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

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