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2009-10-05 17:26:26

Grain futures closed mostly higher Monday after stocks on Wall Street closed in the black following four consecutive trading sessions in the red. Corn was up 7 1/4 to up 8, soybeans were off 4 1/2 to unchanged; wheat was up 1 to up 1 1/2 and oats were up 1 1/2. Corn futures rose supported by the dollar's decline against the euro and the yen Monday.

2009-10-02 16:25:25

Grain futures closed lower on the Chicago Board of Trade Friday as equities dropped on Wall Street for the fourth consecutive day.

2009-09-25 15:58:39

Grain futures closed mixed Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade as the dollar lost ground against the euro and the yen. Corn was off 2 1/2 to off 3 1/4, soybeans were up 4 1/2 to up 6 1/2, wheat was off 18 1/2 to off 23 1/4 and oats were unchanged. Corn futures opened higher, but turned lower in late afternoon with the harvest in the Midwest just underway.

2009-09-24 16:27:59

Grain futures closed mixed on the Chicago Board of Trade Thursday as equities failed to make headway on Wall Street. Corn was up 5 3/4 to up 6 1/2, soybeans were off 1/2 to off 1 1/2, wheat was up 13 to up 16 and oats were up 3 to up 3 1/2. Corn futures rose with weather patterns in the Midwest staying clear of a hard frost.

2009-08-06 15:50:05

Grain futures closed lower on the Chicago Board of Trade Thursday as the U.S.

2009-05-14 16:23:55

Grains closed higher on the Chicago Board of Trade Thursday as the dollar traded lower against the euro and crude oil prices rose modestly. Corn was up 1 3/4 to up 2, soybeans were up 13 1/2 to up 19 1/2, wheat was up 2 3/4 to up 4 1/2 and oats were up 1/2 to up 1 1/2. Rain continues to delay corn planting in the Midwest, but is forecast to abate by Sunday.

2009-05-11 16:17:57

Grain futures closed mostly lower on the Chicago Board of Trade Monday as an upward trend in U.S.

2009-04-21 17:35:22

Grains closed higher on the Chicago Board of Trade Tuesday as stocks staged a comeback on Wall Street after Monday's losses. Corn was up 4 1/2 to up 4 3/4, soybeans were up 19 1/2 to up 30, wheat was up 4 1/4 to up 5 and oats were up 2 1/2. Traders said a slow start to planting contributed to gains in corn prices.

2009-04-16 15:22:19

Grains closed mostly higher on the Chicago Board of Trade Thursday as stocks rose on Wall Street and the dollar gained against the euro and the yen. Corn was up 1 1/4 to up 1 1/2, soybeans were up 9 1/2 to up 10, wheat was up 9 1/2 to up 10 and oats were off 3 to off 3 1/2. Corn opened higher, but remains under pressure as planting picked up steam in the the Midwest.

2009-04-03 15:53:30

Grains closed higher on the Chicago Board of Trade Friday, as markets on Wall Street closed with moderate gains. Corn was up 1 1/2 to up 2, soybeans were up 12 3/4 to up 18 1/2, wheat was up 12 to up 13 1/4 and oats were up 1 1/2. Corn and wheat rose as wet weather continued to delay field work in the Midwest.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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