Markets

Previous Open High Low Last Change Close
ETHANOL Jun '18 1.497 1.495 1.505 1.495 1.501 0.004 1.501
ETHANOL Jul '18 1.522 1.535 1.535 1.517 1.524 0.002 1.524
ETHANOL Aug '18 1.539 1.539 1.543 1.539 1.541 0.002 1.541
CORN Jul '18 404'2 404'0 406'6 403'2 406'0 1'6 406'0
CORN Sep '18 413'0 413'0 415'4 412'0 415'0 2'0 415'0
CORN Dec '18 422'4 422'0 425'4 421'2 425'0 2'4 425'0
SOYBEANS Jul '18 1035'6 1036'6 1044'0 1035'4 1041'4 5'6 1041'4
SOYBEANS Aug '18 1039'6 1039'6 1048'0 1039'4 1046'0 6'2 1046'0
SOYBEANS Sep '18 1042'6 1042'4 1051'0 1042'4 1049'0 6'2 1049'0
WHEAT Jul '18 530'2 530'0 544'6 528'2 543'0 12'6 543'0
WHEAT Sep '18 547'0 546'6 561'6 545'0 559'6 12'6 559'6
WHEAT Dec '18 566'4 565'2 580'0 564'6 578'4 12'0 578'4
LIVE CATTLE Jun '18 104.400 104.400 104.950 103.725 104.650 0.250 104.650
LIVE CATTLE Aug '18 101.775 102.000 102.750 101.200 102.300 0.525 102.300
LIVE CATTLE Oct '18 105.250 105.375 106.225 104.750 105.825 0.575 105.825
LEAN HOGS Jun '18 74.825 74.675 74.850 74.075 74.200 -0.625 74.200
LEAN HOGS Jul '18 76.775 76.750 78.075 76.425 77.550 0.775 77.550
LEAN HOGS Aug '18 75.350 75.250 76.375 75.025 76.075 0.725 76.075
SOYBEAN MEAL Jul '18 3773 3779 3816 3770 3803 30 3803
SOYBEAN MEAL Aug '18 3776 3778 3817 3771 3808 32 3808
SOYBEAN MEAL Sep '18 3773 3775 3810 3766 3803 30 3803
CANADIAN DOLLAR Jun '18 0.776350 0.776750 0.776950 0.770250 0.770900 -0.005450 0.770900
CANADIAN DOLLAR Jul '18 0.777000 0.777450 0.777450 0.771450 0.771600 -0.005400 0.771600
CANADIAN DOLLAR Aug '18 0.777400 0.771950 -0.005450 0.771950
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