Grains futures jump, livestock prices trade mixed

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Posted: Oct 26, 2010 3:39 PM
Grains futures jump, livestock prices trade mixed

Grain futures rose Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for December delivery added 18 cents to $6.92 a bushel; December corn gained 2.25 cents to $5.71 a bushel; December oats jumped 6 cents to $3.71 a bushel; and soybeans for November delivery rose 1.25 cents to $12.19 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures traded mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

December live cattle dropped 0.55 cent to $1.0085 a pound; November feeder cattle dipped 0.02 cent to $1.1185 a pound; December lean hogs added 0.22 cent to 68.67 cents a pound; while February pork bellies were flat at $1.04 a pound.