Grain Mixed, Cattle Higher and Pork Mixed

Board of Trade

Grain futures were mixed Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board f Trade.

Wheat for May delivery was unchanged at 7.15 3/4 a bushel; May corn was 5 cents lower at 4.8275 a bushel; May oats were unchanged at 4.30 a bushel; while May soybeans was 18 cents higher at 14.4925 a bushel.

Beef higher and pork was mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

June live cattle was .23 cent higher at $1.3850 a pound; May feeder cattle was .23 cents higher at 1.7880 a pound; June lean hogs loss 1.25 cent to $1.31 a pound.

 

Early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade Thursday:

*                Open    High    Low      Last      Chg.

WHEAT

5,000  bu  minimum;  cents  per  bushel

May            714        723  1/2    709        715  3/4

Jul            715        725  1/4    709  3/4    717

Sep            722  1/4    731  1/2    716        723  3/4

Dec            730        739  1/2    723  1/2    732  1/2

Mar            734  1/4    743        726        737  1/4

May                                                      736  1/2

Jul            715  1/2    722        708  3/4    721

Sep            725        725  3/4    724  1/4    724  1/4

Dec            720        732  1/2    720        732  1/2

Mar            728  3/4    735  1/2    719  3/4    735  1/2

May                                                      737  1/4

Jul            685        688  1/4    685        688  1/4

Est.  sales  82,656.    Wed.’s  sales  155,953

Wed.’s  open  int  348,940,    up  4,146

CORN

5,000  bu  minimum;  cents  per  bushel

May            487        487  1/2    482  1/4    482  3/4      DOWN  5

Jul            492        492        487  1/4    489          DOWN  3  3/4

Sep            489        490        485        490

Dec            487  3/4    487  3/4    484        486  3/4      DOWN  2

Mar            495  3/4    496  3/4    491  1/2    496  3/4

May            500  3/4    502  1/2    498        502  1/2

Jul            502        504        499  3/4    504

Sep            487        488  1/2    487        488  1/2

Dec            483  1/2    485        482        484  1/2

Mar            489        490  1/2    489        490  1/2

May                                                      493  3/4

Jul                                                      496

Sep                                                      477  3/4

Dec                                                      469  3/4

Jul                                                      484  1/4

Dec                                                      453

Est.  sales  57,375.    Wed.’s  sales  204,733

Wed.’s  open  int  1,327,404

OATS

5,000  bu  minimum;  cents  per  bushel

May            428        430        427  1/4    430

Jul            380  1/4    382        380        382

Sep                                                      337  1/4

Dec            326  1/4    326  1/2    326  1/4    326  1/2

Mar                                                      322  1/4

May                                                      327  1/4

Jul                                                      327  1/4

Sep                                                      327  1/4

Dec                                                      327  1/4

Mar                                                      327  1/4

Jul                                                      328  1/4

Sep                                                      328  1/4

Est.  sales  57.    Wed.’s  sales  747

Wed.’s  open  int  9,727

SOYBEANS

5,000  bu  minimum;  cents  per  bushel

May          1430  1/2  1456  1/2  1428      1449  1/4    UP  18

Jul          1409  1/2  1429      1407  3/4  1420  1/2      UP  9  3/4

Aug          1356      1368  1/4  1355  3/4  1364          UP  5

Sep          1253  1/2  1263  3/4  1253      1255  1/2

Nov          1189  1/2  1198      1186  3/4  1195          UP  4

Jan          1192      1201  1/2  1191      1195  1/2

Mar          1198  3/4  1205  1/2  1198  3/4  1198  3/4

May          1205      1206  3/4  1201  1/2  1201  1/2

Jul          1204      1210      1204      1204  1/2

Aug                                                    1178  1/4

Sep                                                    1144  1/2

Nov          1135      1139      1135      1135  1/4

Jan                                                    1133  1/2

Mar                                                    1130  1/4

May                                                    1132

Jul                                                    1127  3/4

Aug                                                    1125  3/4

Sep                                                    1101  1/2

Nov          1090  1/4  1090  1/2  1089      1089

Jul                                                    1098  3/4

Nov                                                    1075  3/4

Est.  sales  94,969.    Wed.’s  sales  168,629

Wed.’s  open  int  643,041

SOYBEAN  OIL

60,000  lbs;  cents  per  lb

May            42.00    42.14    41.59    41.73      DOWN  .37

Jul            42.27    42.30    41.71    41.85      DOWN  .42

Aug            42.02    42.06    41.54    41.72      DOWN  .40

Sep            41.62    41.65    41.17    41.36      DOWN  .43

Oct            41.08    41.16    40.59    40.74      DOWN  .52

Dec            41.18    41.22    40.54    40.68      DOWN  .58

Jan            40.92    41.25    40.50    41.25

Mar            40.76    41.33    40.76    41.33

May            41.00    41.31    40.65    41.31

Jul            41.03    41.35    40.79    41.35

Aug            41.00    41.28    41.00    41.28

Sep                                                      41.04

Oct                                                      40.57

Dec                                                      40.51

Jan                                                      40.52

Mar                                                      40.52

May                                                      40.52

Jul                                                      40.52

Aug                                                      40.52

Sep                                                      40.52

Oct                                                      40.52

Dec                                                      40.52

Jul                                                      40.52

Oct                                                      40.52

Dec                                                      40.52

Est.  sales  40,530.    Wed.’s  sales  54,204

Wed.’s  open  int  301,784

SOYBEAN  MEAL

100  tons;  dollars  per  ton

May          462.10  471.80  461.70  471.20    UP  9.20

Jul          447.70  455.30  447.20  454.50    UP  6.80

Aug          425.70  431.90  425.30  425.70

Sep          401.60  406.30  401.60  406.30    UP  5.60

Oct          373.60  378.80  373.00  373.00

Dec          369.60  375.60  369.60  374.50    UP  4.90

Jan          371.70  375.30  369.60  369.60

Mar          373.10  376.50  372.80  376.00    UP  5.10

May          373.00  376.30  371.60  371.60

Jul          374.70  377.10  372.80  372.80

Aug                                                    370.90

Sep                                                    367.70

Oct                                                    356.70

Dec                                                    355.60

Jan                                                    355.90

Mar                                                    358.70

May                                                    358.10

Jul                                                    358.10

Aug                                                    358.10

Sep                                                    358.10

Oct                                                    358.10

Dec                                                    358.10

Jul                                                    358.10

Oct                                                    358.10

Dec                                                    358.10

Est.  sales  35,850.    Wed.’s  sales  58,912

Wed.’s  open  int  312,457

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