Markets

Previous Open High Low Last Change Close
ETHANOL Aug '17 1.540 1.531 1.560 1.531 1.538 -0.002 1.538
ETHANOL Sep '17 1.537 1.544 1.564 1.544 1.547 0.010 1.547
ETHANOL Oct '17 1.532 1.555 1.555 1.536 1.541 0.009 1.541
CORN Sep '17 391'0 390'4 391'0 387'6 388'4 -2'4 391'0
CORN Dec '17 404'6 404'4 404'6 401'4 401'6 -3'0 404'6
CORN Mar '18 415'2 415'0 415'4 412'2 412'4 -2'6 415'2
SOYBEANS Aug '17 1013'2 1011'2 1013'2 1006'6 1007'0 -6'2 1013'2
SOYBEANS Sep '17 1018'2 1016'0 1018'2 1011'6 1012'4 -5'6 1018'2
SOYBEANS Nov '17 1027'0 1025'0 1027'2 1020'4 1021'2 -5'6 1027'0
WHEAT Sep '17 505'6 506'4 508'4 504'4 505'6 0'0 505'6
WHEAT Dec '17 529'2 530'4 532'2 528'0 529'4 0'2 529'2
WHEAT Mar '18 549'4 550'4 552'4 548'2 549'6 0'2 549'4
LIVE CATTLE Aug '17 117.275 117.475 118.200 115.700 115.875 -1.400 115.875
LIVE CATTLE Oct '17 118.875 118.875 119.100 116.975 117.075 -1.800 117.075
LIVE CATTLE Dec '17 119.675 119.500 119.850 117.850 118.100 -1.575 118.100
LEAN HOGS Aug '17 82.575 82.650 82.800 81.050 81.100 -1.475 81.100
LEAN HOGS Oct '17 68.800 68.700 69.075 67.775 67.850 -0.950 67.850
LEAN HOGS Dec '17 62.950 63.100 63.900 62.850 62.950 0.000 62.950
SOYBEAN MEAL Aug '17 3305 3306 3311 3292 3293 -12 3305
SOYBEAN MEAL Sep '17 3325 3323 3331 3312 3313 -12 3325
SOYBEAN MEAL Oct '17 3345 3342 3350 3333 3333 -12 3345
CANADIAN DOLLAR Aug '17 0.794900 0.794700 0.793700
CANADIAN DOLLAR Sep '17 0.795300 0.795100 0.795200 0.794000 0.794150 -0.001150 0.795300
CANADIAN DOLLAR Oct '17 0.795600 0.795080 0.795080
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