Grains futures jump, livestock prices fall
CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures rose Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Wheat for December delivery jumped 47 cents to $9.0250 a bushel; December corn rose 40 cents to $7.5625 a bushel; December oats rose 2.25 cents to $3.7050 a bushel; while November soybeans rose 30.25 cents to $16.01 a bushel.
Beef and pork futures fell on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
December live cattle fell 0.47 cent to $1.2470 a pound; November feeder cattle fell 2.97 cents to $1.4435 a pound; while October lean hogs slipped 0.05 cent to 77.17 cents a pound.