Grains futures trade mixed, livestock prices rise
CHICAGO (AP) - Grains futures traded mixed Tuesday on the
Chicago Board of Trade.
Wheat for July delivery dropped 3.75 cents to $4.5825 a bushel;
July corn slipped 2.25 cents to $3.5275 a bushel; July soybeans
rose 1.25 cents to $9.645 a bushel; and July oats were flat at
$2.645 a bushel.
Beef and pork futures mostly rose on the Chicago Mercantile
August live cattle added 0.43 cent to 89.75 cents a pound;
August feeder cattle rose 0.67 cent to $1.1237 a pound; July lean
hogs inched up 0.05 cent to 82.05 cents a pound; and July pork
bellies slipped 0.15 cent to 99.85 cents a pound.
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