Grains futures trade mixed, livestock prices fall
CHICAGO (AP) - Grains futures traded mixed Wednesday on the
Chicago Board of Trade.
Wheat for September delivery rose 4.25 cents to $4.80 a bushel;
September corn dropped 3.5 cents to $3.575 a bushel; November
soybeans fell 8 cents to $9.28 a bushel; and July oats were flat at
$2.78 a bushel.
Beef and pork futures fell on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
August live cattle slipped 0.23 cent to 88.57 cents a pound;
August feeder cattle dipped 0.10 cent to $1.1172 a pound; August
lean hogs dropped 0.65 cent to 83.85 cents a pound; and July pork
bellies fell 0.85 cent to 99.60 cents a pound.
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