Grain Mostly Higher, Cattle and Pork Higher

Chicago Board of Trade

Grain futures were mostly higher Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery was 5.25 cents higher at 6.46 a bushel; May corn was 1.75 cents lower at 4.7750 a bushel; May oats were unchanged at 4.2325 a bushel; while May soybeans was 6.25 cents higher at 14.25 a bushel.

Beef and pork was higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle was .90 cent higher at $1.4405 a pound; May feeder cattle was .60 cents higher at 1.7715 a pound; April lean hogs gained .50 cent to $1.1650 a pound.

 

Early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade Tue.:

*                Open    High    Low      Last      Chg.

WHEAT

5,000  bu  minimum;  cents  per  bushel

Mar            643        651  3/4    643        645

May            640        651  1/2    637        646          UP  5  1/4

Jul            644  3/4    656  1/2    642        646

Sep            654  3/4    664  1/2    654        654  1/4

Dec            662  1/2    675  1/2    662  1/2    665  1/2

Mar            671  3/4    677  1/4    671  1/2    671  1/2

May                                                      673  1/2

Jul            671        674  1/2    666  1/2    666  1/2

Sep                                                      669  3/4

Dec                                                      676  3/4

Mar                                                      680  3/4

May                                                      681  1/4

Jul                                                      658  1/2

Est.  sales  27,680.    Mon.’s  sales  86,826

Mon.’s  open  int  339,872

CORN

5,000  bu  minimum;  cents  per  bushel

Mar            471  3/4    474  1/2    468  1/4    470          DOWN  2

May            477        480  1/2    473  1/4    477  1/2      DOWN      3/4

Jul            481        484  1/4    477  1/4    480          DOWN  2  1/4

Sep            478  1/4    480  3/4    474  1/4    479  1/4

Dec            476  3/4    479  1/2    474        478

Mar            483        486        481  1/2    485  1/2      UP  1

May            488  3/4    490  1/4    488  3/4    490  1/4

Jul            492  1/2    493  3/4    491  3/4    492  1/2

Sep            479  1/4    480  1/2    479  1/4    480  1/2

Dec            477  1/4    480        476        479  3/4      UP  1  1/2

Mar                                                      483  3/4

May                                                      486  3/4

Jul                                                      489  1/4

Sep                                                      473  1/4

Dec                                                      469

Jul                                                      482  3/4

Dec                                                      454  1/4

Est.  sales  81,716.    Mon.’s  sales  310,177

Mon.’s  open  int  1,306,017

OATS

5,000  bu  minimum;  cents  per  bushel

Mar                                                      469

May            424        428        415  1/4    423  1/4

Jul            365        365  1/2    363  1/2    365

Sep                                                      324

Dec            312        315        312        312  1/4

Mar                                                      313  1/2

May                                                      314

Jul                                                      314

Sep                                                      314

Dec                                                      314

Jul                                                      315

Sep                                                      315

Est.  sales  161.    Mon.’s  sales  1,218

Mon.’s  open  int  9,645

SOYBEANS

5,000  bu  minimum;  cents  per  bushel

Mar          1415  1/4  1428      1412  3/4  1425  1/2      UP  6  1/4

May          1418  1/2  1426  1/2  1410  3/4  1425          UP  6  1/4

Jul          1394  1/2  1404      1386  1/2  1403          UP  8  3/4

Aug          1341  1/2  1359  3/4  1341  1/2  1345  3/4

Sep          1235  1/2  1247  1/4  1235  1/2  1245          UP  9  1/2

Nov          1176  1/2  1188      1172  3/4  1185          UP  8  1/2

Jan          1180  1/2  1191  3/4  1177  3/4  1180  1/4

Mar          1181  3/4  1193      1181  3/4  1183  1/4

May          1184      1193      1182  1/2  1185  1/2

Jul          1185  3/4  1198  1/2  1185  1/4  1187  1/4

Aug                                                    1168  3/4

Sep                                                    1136  1/2

Nov          1126  1/2  1136      1126  1/2  1126  3/4

Jan                                                    1128  1/4

Mar                                                    1124  1/2

May                                                    1126  1/4

Jul                                                    1124  1/2

Aug                                                    1121  1/4

Sep                                                    1095  1/4

Nov                                                    1080

Jul                                                    1092  1/4

Nov                                                    1071  1/2

Est.  sales  86,972.    Mon.’s  sales  223,638

Mon.’s  open  int  662,607,    up  3,828

SOYBEAN  OIL

60,000  lbs;  cents  per  lb

Mar            43.58    43.92    43.58    43.90      UP  .26

May            43.86    44.32    43.63    44.14      UP  .28

Jul            43.98    44.40    43.73    44.24      UP  .26

Aug            43.84    44.08    43.56    43.78

Sep            43.48    43.74    43.21    43.38

Oct            42.91    43.14    42.37    42.81

Dec            42.82    43.20    42.27    42.73      DOWN  .02

Jan            42.52    43.03    42.14    42.58

Mar            42.19    42.67    42.00    42.39

May            41.96    42.12    41.81    42.12

Jul            41.66    42.01    41.66    41.96

Aug                                                      41.89

Sep                                                      41.53

Oct                                                      40.14

Dec                                                      40.08

Jan                                                      40.19

Mar                                                      40.19

May                                                      40.19

Jul                                                      40.19

Aug                                                      40.19

Sep                                                      40.19

Oct                                                      40.19

Dec                                                      40.19

Jul                                                      40.19

Oct                                                      40.19

Dec                                                      40.19

Est.  sales  35,114.    Mon.’s  sales  81,647

Mon.’s  open  int  300,317

SOYBEAN  MEAL

100  tons;  dollars  per  ton

Mar          450.50  455.00  450.50  453.20      UP  .50

May          445.00  447.40  442.10  444.80      UP  .10

Jul          433.70  436.10  431.90  433.80

Aug          415.70  418.90  415.00  415.70

Sep          391.70  395.00  391.70  393.90    UP  2.20

Oct          361.50  366.30  360.60  361.90

Dec          358.50  363.80  357.50  358.60

Jan          357.70  363.00  357.30  358.20

Mar          361.10  364.00  359.50  359.50

May          361.90  364.10  360.60  360.60

Jul          362.50  366.90  362.00  362.00

Aug                                                    359.70

Sep                                                    356.70

Oct                                                    349.90

Dec          351.10  351.10  347.90  347.90

Jan                                                    348.20

Mar                                                    348.60

May                                                    348.00

Jul                                                    348.00

Aug                                                    348.00

Sep                                                    348.00

Oct                                                    348.00

Dec                                                    348.00

Jul                                                    348.00

Oct                                                    348.00

Dec                                                    348.00

Est.  sales  31,066.    Mon.’s  sales  76,789

Mon.’s  open  int  313,679

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