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Archive for Friday, April 24, 2009

Commodities

April 24, 2009

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures were mixed Thursday. Wheat for May delivery jumped 12.5 cents to $5.2925; May corn rose 7.5 cents to $3.81; May oats gained 11.75 cents to $1.94; and May soybeans fell 8.25 cents to $10.3775. Beef futures were mixed and pork futures fell on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. June live cattle edged up 0.32 cent to 83.47 cents; May feeder cattle slipped 0.2 cent to 99.2 cents; June lean hogs fell 0.5 cent to 71.87 cents; and May pork bellies lost 0.35 cent to 82.25 cents.

Local markets

As of Thursday’s close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator — Wheat, $5.29; corn, $3.61; milo, $3.11; soybeans, $10.02. Edgerton Elevator — Wheat, $5.29; corn, $3.61; milo, $3.11; soybeans, $10.02. Overbrook Elevator — Wheat, $5.29; corn, $3.61; milo, $3.11; soybeans, $10.02. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.61; milo, NA; soybeans, $10.02. Lawrence North Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.66; milo, NA; soybeans, $10.07. Lawrence South Elevator — Wheat, $5.29; corn, $3.61; milo, $3.11; soybeans, $10.02. Pauline Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.61; milo, $3.11; soybeans, $10.02.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Thu.:

Zinc - $0.6713 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $905.90 troy oz., NY Merc spot Thu.

Silver - $12.750 troy oz., N.-. Merc spot Thu.

Platinum -$1180.50 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

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