OJ RISES: Orange juice for March delivery rose 10 cents, the maximum allowed in daily trading, to close at $2.1065 per pound. The price is near a record high.
IMPORT WORRIES: Traders are worried that juice imports from Brazil could be halted if the U.S. Food and Drug Administration finds traces of a banned fungicide. The FDA started testing for the fungicide carbendazim this month after low levels were detected in juice supplies.
OIL UNDER $100: Benchmark crude oil fell $2.21 to $98.33 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.