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Commodities

December 25, 2009

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures were mixed Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery fell 4.5 cents to $5.245, while March corn rose 3.75 cents to $4.085 and oats for March delivery rose 1.5 cents to $2.60. January soybeans lost 1.75 cents to $9.995. February live cattle shed 0.62 cent to 84.75 cents; January feeder cattle fell 0.83 cent to 94.62 cents; February lean hogs edged down 1.87 cents to 63.8 cents; and February pork bellies slipped 0.25 cent to 87.65 cents.

Local markets

As of Thursday’s close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator — Wheat, $4.27; corn, $3.54; milo, $3.24; soybeans, $9.35. Edgerton Elevator — Wheat, $4.27; corn, $3.54; milo, $3.24; soybeans, $9.35. Overbrook Elevator — Wheat, $4.27; corn, $3.54; milo, $3.24; soybeans, $9.35. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.54; milo, NA; soybeans, $9.35. Lawrence North Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.54; milo, NA; soybeans, $9.35. Lawrence South Elevator — Wheat, $4.27; corn, $3.54; milo, $3.24; soybeans, $9.35. Pauline Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.61; milo, $3.24; soybeans, $9.42.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Thu.:

Zinc - $1.1064 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $1104.10 troy oz., NY Merc spot.

Silver - $14.423 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

Platinum -$1467.90 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

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