Markets

Previous Open High Low Last Change Close
ETHANOL Nov '19 1.445 1.431 1.445 1.431 1.437 -0.008 1.437
ETHANOL Dec '19 1.403 1.389 1.405 1.389 1.401 -0.002 1.401
ETHANOL Jan '20 1.395 1.393 1.394 1.393 1.393 -0.002 1.393
CORN Dec '19 394'6 394'0 395'6 389'6 391'0 -3'6 391'0
CORN Mar '20 406'4 405'4 407'2 401'6 402'6 -3'6 402'6
CORN May '20 412'6 411'4 413'2 408'4 409'4 -3'2 409'4
SOYBEANS Nov '19 931'4 931'0 938'4 930'4 934'0 2'4 934'0
SOYBEANS Jan '20 945'2 945'0 952'0 944'2 947'4 2'2 947'4
SOYBEANS Mar '20 957'0 956'2 964'0 955'6 959'2 2'2 959'2
WHEAT Dec '19 525'4 526'0 532'6 521'0 532'2 6'6 532'2
WHEAT Mar '20 530'2 530'4 537'2 525'6 537'0 6'6 537'0
WHEAT May '20 534'0 534'0 541'2 529'6 541'4 7'4 541'4
LIVE CATTLE Oct '19 112.400 112.500 112.500 109.550 110.475 -1.925 110.475
LIVE CATTLE Dec '19 114.375 114.200 114.250 112.250 113.625 -0.750 113.625
LIVE CATTLE Feb '20 119.550 119.350 119.500 117.750 119.075 -0.475 119.075
LEAN HOGS Dec '19 68.150 70.000 70.000 66.125 67.950 -0.200 67.950
LEAN HOGS Feb '20 77.650 79.225 79.325 76.175 77.475 -0.175 77.475
LEAN HOGS Apr '20 83.800 84.825 85.025 82.200 83.450 -0.350 83.450
SOYBEAN MEAL Dec '19 3068 3066 3098 3061 3085 17 3085
SOYBEAN MEAL Jan '20 3094 3097 3124 3087 3112 18 3112
SOYBEAN MEAL Mar '20 3134 3134 3165 3129 3152 18 3152
CANADIAN DOLLAR Nov '19 0.761400 0.761900 0.762100 0.761900 0.762250 0.000850 0.762250
CANADIAN DOLLAR Dec '19 0.762400 0.766050 0.762600
CANADIAN DOLLAR Jan '20 0.761850 0.762700 0.000850 0.762700
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