Markets

Previous Open High Low Last Change Close
ETHANOL Nov '17 1.392 1.394 1.398 1.384 1.386 -0.006 1.386
ETHANOL Dec '17 1.387 1.392 1.398 1.380 1.385 -0.002 1.385
ETHANOL Jan '18 1.380 1.388 1.390 1.378 1.378 -0.002 1.378
CORN Dec '17 344'4 344'2 344'6 344'2 344'6 0'2
CORN Mar '18 358'4 358'2 358'4 358'0 358'4 0'0
CORN May '18 367'2 367'0 367'2 367'0 367'0 -0'2
SOYBEANS Nov '17 978'6 977'0 978'2 976'0 978'0 -0'6
SOYBEANS Jan '18 989'2 987'4 989'0 986'6 988'4 -0'6
SOYBEANS Mar '18 999'2 997'6 998'6 996'6 998'4 -0'6
WHEAT Dec '17 426'0 426'2 426'4 425'2 426'2 0'2
WHEAT Mar '18 444'4 445'0 445'2 444'0 444'6 0'2
WHEAT May '18 458'6 458'4 459'0 458'2 459'0 0'2
LIVE CATTLE Oct '17 111.200 111.600 112.200 111.250 111.675 0.475 111.675
LIVE CATTLE Dec '17 116.150 116.575 117.225 115.750 116.600 0.450 116.600
LIVE CATTLE Feb '18 120.650 121.025 121.575 120.525 121.275 0.625 121.275
LEAN HOGS Dec '17 64.250 64.275 64.925 63.900 64.850 0.600 64.850
LEAN HOGS Feb '18 68.475 68.525 69.175 68.325 69.100 0.625 69.100
LEAN HOGS Apr '18 72.425 72.400 72.975 72.100 72.900 0.475 72.900
SOYBEAN MEAL Dec '17 3171 3165 3168 3159 3167 -4
SOYBEAN MEAL Jan '18 3193 3187 3188 3182 3188 -5
SOYBEAN MEAL Mar '18 3223 3217 3219 3212 3218 -5
CANADIAN DOLLAR Nov '17 0.792100 0.791350 0.791500 0.791250 0.791350 -0.000750
CANADIAN DOLLAR Dec '17 0.792250 0.792100 0.792150 0.791400 0.791500 -0.000750
CANADIAN DOLLAR Jan '18 0.792550 0.792480 0.791750
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