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Archive for Thursday, July 23, 2009

Commodities

July 23, 2009

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures were mixed Wednesday. September wheat fell 12.75 cents to $5.22. September corn lost 3.5 cents to $3.08, and September oats fell 7.25 cents to $1.99. August soybeans rose 4 cents to $10.19. Meanwhile, beef futures were lower and pork futures mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. August live cattle slid 1 cent to 85.02 cents; August feeder cattle fell 0.13 cent to $1.03; August lean hogs fell 0.4 cent to 62.1 cents; and August pork bellies advanced 1.05 cents to 64.55 cents.

Local markets

As of Wednesday’s close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator — Wheat, $4.95; corn, $2.73; milo, $2.38; soybeans, $9.98. Edgerton Elevator — Wheat, $4.95; corn, $2.73; milo, $2.38; soybeans, $9.98. Overbrook Elevator — Wheat, $4.95; corn, $2.73; milo, $2.38; soybeans, $9.98. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $2.73; milo, NA; soybeans, $9.98. Lawrence North Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $2.78; milo, NA; soybeans, $10.03. Lawrence South Elevator — Wheat, $4.95; corn, $2.73; milo, $2.38; soybeans, $9.98. Pauline Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $2.73; milo, $2.38; soybeans, $9.98.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Wed.:

Zinc - $0.7586 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $953 troy oz., NY Merc spot.

Silver - $13.70 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

Platinum -$1171.50 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

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