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Commodities

December 11, 2009

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures were mostly higher Thursday. Wheat for March delivery gained 1.75 cents to $5.37; March corn jumped 9.5 cents to $3.93; March oats rose 1.5 cents to $2.56; but January soybeans dropped 1.5 cents to $10.27. On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, February live cattle added 0.25 cent to 82.17 cents; January feeder cattle fell 0.33 cent to 90.72 cents; February lean hogs rose 0.35 cent to 65.42 cents; and February pork bellies gained 1.8 cents to 85.05 cents.

Local markets

As of Thursday’s close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator — Wheat, $4.32; corn, $3.38; milo, $3.08; soybeans, $9.62. Edgerton Elevator — Wheat, $4.32; corn, $3.38; milo, $3.08; soybeans, $9.62. Overbrook Elevator — Wheat, $4.32; corn, $3.38; milo, $3.08; soybeans, $9.62. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.38; milo, NA; soybeans, $9.62. Lawrence North Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.38; milo, NA; soybeans, $9.62. Lawrence South Elevator — Wheat, $4.32; corn, $3.38; milo, $3.08; soybeans, $9.62. Pauline Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.45; milo, $3.08; soybeans, $9.69.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Thurs.:

Zinc - $1.0448 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $1125.70troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

Silver - $17.173 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

Platinum - $1424.50 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

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