Grain Futures Rise, Livestock Prices Mixed


Salon Staff
December 14, 2011 1:45AM (UTC)

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures traded rose Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for March delivery added 6.25 cents to $6.005 a bushel; March corn rose 0.5 cent to $5.945 a bushel; March oats gained 2.75 cents to $3.095 a bushel; and January soybeans rose 6.5 cents to $11.185 a bushel.

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Beef and pork futures were mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

February live cattle were unchanged at $1.1865 a pound; January feeder cattle rose 0.90 cent to $1.4390 a pound; while February lean hogs shed 0.20 cent to 86.40 cents a pound.


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