Markets

Previous Open High Low Last Change Close
ETHANOL Oct '18 1.250 1.258 1.273 1.255 1.265 0.015 1.265
ETHANOL Nov '18 1.272 1.273 1.290 1.269 1.288 0.016 1.288
ETHANOL Dec '18 1.291 1.291 1.304 1.291 1.304 0.013 1.304
CORN Dec '18 360'4 360'2 364'2 357'4 363'6 3'2 363'6
CORN Mar '19 372'4 372'2 376'2 369'6 375'6 3'2 375'6
CORN May '19 380'2 380'0 383'6 377'2 383'4 3'2 383'4
SOYBEANS Nov '18 841'0 841'2 858'0 837'2 845'6 4'6 845'6
SOYBEANS Jan '19 855'2 855'2 871'6 851'4 859'6 4'4 859'6
SOYBEANS Mar '19 868'4 868'0 884'4 864'6 872'6 4'2 872'6
WHEAT Dec '18 527'0 525'2 525'6 516'2 520'6 -6'2 520'6
WHEAT Mar '19 545'4 544'4 544'4 535'4 539'4 -6'0 539'4
WHEAT May '19 557'2 556'6 556'6 547'6 551'2 -6'0 551'2
LIVE CATTLE Oct '18 112.175 112.150 112.525 111.900 112.350 0.175 112.350
LIVE CATTLE Dec '18 117.000 117.200 117.450 116.625 117.200 0.200 117.200
LIVE CATTLE Feb '19 121.300 121.425 121.725 121.025 121.550 0.250 121.550
LEAN HOGS Oct '18 61.000 61.650 62.725 61.400 62.425 1.425 62.425
LEAN HOGS Dec '18 56.975 57.200 57.800 56.325 57.750 0.775 57.750
LEAN HOGS Feb '19 65.450 65.475 65.950 64.950 65.900 0.450 65.900
SOYBEAN MEAL Oct '18 3047 3050 3136 3040 3062 15 3062
SOYBEAN MEAL Dec '18 3075 3077 3163 3064 3092 17 3092
SOYBEAN MEAL Jan '19 3087 3085 3170 3077 3103 16 3103
CANADIAN DOLLAR Oct '18 0.773150 0.772100 0.772450 0.772100 0.772500 -0.000650 0.772500
CANADIAN DOLLAR Nov '18 0.773650 0.772300 0.773050 0.771900 0.773000 -0.000650 0.773000
CANADIAN DOLLAR Dec '18 0.774000 0.773500 0.774300 0.772000 0.773350 -0.000650 0.773350
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Cash Market Moves

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Todd's Take

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Minnesota Grain Co-op Fraud

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