Markets

Previous Open High Low Last Change Close
ETHANOL Aug '18 1.405 1.410 1.418 1.402 1.409 0.004 1.413
ETHANOL Sep '18 1.404 1.407 1.416 1.406 1.411 0.007 1.411
ETHANOL Oct '18 1.398 1.405 0.007 1.405
CORN Sep '18 341'6 345'0 348'6 344'2 346'2 4'4 346'2
CORN Dec '18 355'2 358'6 362'2 357'6 359'6 4'4 359'6
CORN Mar '19 367'2 370'4 374'0 369'4 371'6 4'4 371'6
SOYBEANS Aug '18 829'4 833'2 843'4 830'0 839'4 10'0 839'4
SOYBEANS Sep '18 835'2 839'0 849'0 836'0 845'0 9'6 845'0
SOYBEANS Nov '18 845'6 849'6 859'6 846'0 855'2 9'4 855'2
WHEAT Sep '18 488'4 491'0 504'2 487'6 497'6 9'2 497'6
WHEAT Dec '18 504'0 507'2 519'0 502'6 512'2 8'2 512'2
WHEAT Mar '19 519'0 519'6 532'6 518'0 526'0 7'0 526'0
LIVE CATTLE Aug '18 106.925 107.475 107.600 106.125 106.425 -0.500 106.425
LIVE CATTLE Oct '18 108.650 109.050 109.450 108.075 108.500 -0.150 108.500
LIVE CATTLE Dec '18 112.700 113.000 113.375 112.250 112.625 -0.075 112.625
LEAN HOGS Aug '18 69.200 69.725 69.975 67.725 67.900 -1.300 67.900
LEAN HOGS Oct '18 54.000 54.250 54.325 51.900 52.200 -1.800 52.200
LEAN HOGS Dec '18 49.175 49.600 49.625 47.225 47.475 -1.700 47.475
SOYBEAN MEAL Aug '18 3291 3300 3329 3281 3291 0 3291
SOYBEAN MEAL Sep '18 3283 3292 3322 3271 3281 -2 3281
SOYBEAN MEAL Oct '18 3281 3290 3315 3268 3277 -4 3277
CANADIAN DOLLAR Jul '18 0.760850 0.760500 0.760700 0.758300 0.759200 -0.001650 0.759200
CANADIAN DOLLAR Aug '18 0.761200 0.761350 0.762800 0.756900 0.759450 -0.001750
CANADIAN DOLLAR Sep '18 0.761550 0.761650 0.763450 0.757250 0.758750 -0.002800
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