Grain Lower Wednesday Morning But Livestock is Higher

Chicago Board of Trade

Grain futures were lower Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for Sept delivery was 3.75 cents lower at $5.5250 a bushel; Sept corn was 2.50 cents lower at $3.9575 a bushel; Dec oats were unchanged at $3.4050 a bushel; while Nov soybeans was 1.25 cents lower at $11.16 a bushel.

Beef and pork were higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Aug live cattle was .73 cent higher at $1.5425 a pound; Aug feeder cattle was 1.10 cents higher at 2.17 a pound; Aug lean hogs gained .65 cent to $1.3050 a pound.

 

Early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade Wed.:

* Open High Low Last Chg.

WHEAT

5,000 bu minimum; cents per bushel

Jul 545 3/4 545 3/4 540 545 1/4

Sep 556 1/4 558 1/4 549 3/4 552 1/2 DOWN 3 3/4

Dec 581 582 573 1/4 580 1/4

Mar 603 1/4 604 1/4 595 3/4 602 3/4

May 619 1/4 619 1/4 611 1/2 618 1/4

Jul 630 1/4 631 1/4 624 630 3/4

Sep 636 642 1/2 636 642 1/2

Dec 650 1/4 654 649 1/2 654

Mar 660

May 655 1/2

Jul 648 1/2

Est. sales 27,247. Tue.’s sales 126,759

Tue.’s open int 384,888, up 3,702

CORN

5,000 bu minimum; cents per bushel

Jul 408 3/4 408 3/4 406 407 1/4 DOWN 1

Sep 397 3/4 398 394 1/2 395 3/4 DOWN 2 1/2

Dec 403 3/4 404 400 3/4 401 1/2 DOWN 2 3/4

Mar 415 1/2 415 3/4 412 1/2 413 1/4 DOWN 2 1/2

May 423 1/4 423 3/4 420 1/4 423 3/4

Jul 430 430 1/4 427 430 1/4

Sep 433 433 1/4 430 433 1/4

Dec 436 437 433 1/2 437

Mar 445 1/2 446 3/4 444 446 3/4

May 451 453 451 453

Jul 456

Sep 450 3/4

Dec 445 3/4 447 3/4 443 3/4 447 3/4

Jul 466

Dec 455 3/4

Est. sales 79,778. Tue.’s sales 464,526

Tue.’s open int 1,306,608, up 8,525

OATS

5,000 bu minimum; cents per bushel

Jul 390

Sep 349 350 344 3/4 350

Dec 340 340 1/2 336 340 1/2

Mar 329 1/2

May 323 1/2 323 1/2 321 1/4 321 1/4

Jul 328 1/4

Sep 328 1/4

Dec 328 1/4

Mar 328 1/4

May 328 1/4

Jul 329 1/4

Sep 329 1/4

Est. sales 64. Tue.’s sales 816

Tue.’s open int 7,547, up 54

SOYBEANS

5,000 bu minimum; cents per bushel

Jul 1325 3/4 1329 3/4 1314 1329 3/4

Aug 1247 1/2 1253 1/2 1231 1/4 1248 1/2

Sep 1138 3/4 1141 3/4 1127 1140 3/4

Nov 1115 1117 1/2 1106 1/2 1116 DOWN 1/4

Jan 1123 3/4 1125 3/4 1115 1/4 1125

Mar 1132 3/4 1134 1/4 1124 1/4 1134

May 1139 1141 1/2 1132 1/2 1141

Jul 1145 3/4 1148 1/2 1139 1/4 1148

Aug 1139 3/4 1143 1/2 1137 1/2 1143 1/2

Sep 1128 1/2

Nov 1119 1/2 1121 1/2 1111 1/2 1121 1/2

Jan 1120 1125 1/2 1120 1125 1/2

Mar 1127

May 1128 1/4

Jul 1131 1/2

Aug 1129

Sep 1110 1/4

Nov 1103 1103 3/4 1100 1103 3/4

Jul 1118 1/4

Nov 1093

Est. sales 85,112. Tue.’s sales 325,953

Tue.’s open int 606,261

SOYBEAN OIL

60,000 lbs; cents per lb

Jul 37.81 37.81 37.42 37.80

Aug 37.89 37.99 37.45 37.50 DOWN .38

Sep 37.95 38.05 37.53 37.94

Oct 37.88 37.97 37.47 37.87

Dec 37.98 38.09 37.57 37.60 DOWN .37

Jan 38.10 38.18 37.72 38.10

Mar 38.30 38.34 37.85 38.24

May 38.47 38.47 38.00 38.37

Jul 38.60 38.60 38.10 38.46

Aug 38.28 38.37 38.09 38.37

Sep 38.10 38.18 38.10 38.18

Oct 37.75 37.79 37.75 37.79

Dec 37.88 37.88 37.61 37.75

Jan 37.87

Mar 38.14

May 38.37

Jul 38.50 38.59 38.50 38.59

Aug 38.59

Sep 38.62

Oct 38.62

Dec 38.49

Jul 38.49

Oct 38.49

Dec 38.49

Est. sales 33,411. Tue.’s sales 134,591

Tue.’s open int 313,823, up 1,985

SOYBEAN MEAL

100 tons; dollars per ton

Jul 437.00 440.00 434.50 437.30

Aug 401.70 405.10 398.00 403.30 UP 1.40

Sep 373.70 376.10 371.70 374.50

Oct 358.90 361.70 357.30 359.90

Dec 356.90 359.00 354.70 358.00 UP .70

Jan 356.20 358.50 354.20 357.00

Mar 358.70 361.20 357.20 359.50

May 360.50 363.60 360.00 362.10

Jul 364.10 366.00 362.60 364.20

Aug 364.00 365.50 362.70 363.60

Sep 362.40 362.70 361.80 361.80

Oct 357.60 358.10 357.00 358.10

Dec 357.30 358.30 355.40 358.30

Jan 357.60

Mar 355.80

May 355.20

Jul 355.20

Aug 355.20

Sep 355.20

Oct 355.20

Dec 355.20

Jul 355.20

Oct 355.20

Dec 355.20

Est. sales 29,880. Tue.’s sales 139,530

Tue.’s open int 307,471, up 1,794

 

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