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Market Analysis: Apr 13, 2001

posted on April 13, 2001


The grain markets finished the week anemically higher during the holiday-shortened time period. Wheat prices closed than four cents higher. Corn futures were more than a penny higher. Soybeans futures were fractionally mixed. Soybean meal gained 90-cents per ton. Cotton futures were 47-cents lower.

In livestock, fed cattle futures $2.23 lower. Feeder cattle were a dime higher. The lean hog futures were 25-cents lower.

In the financials, COMEX gold gained a dime. The Euro finished more than 113-basis points lower against the dollar. And, the CRB index finished the week two points higher to close at 214.35.

Market Analysis: Apr 13, 2001 The grain markets finished the week anemically higher during the holiday-shortened time period.

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