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Summary of Futures

May 23 Corn closed at $6.3425/bushel, up $0.015 from yesterday's close.  May 23 Wheat closed at $7.105/bushel, up $0.115 from yesterday's close.  May 23 Soybeans closed at $14.765/bushel, down $0.15 from yesterday's close.  May 23 Soymeal closed at $466/short ton, down $8 from yesterday's close.  May 23 Soyoil closed at 57.46 cents/lb down 0.27 cents from yesterday's close.  Apr 23 Live Cattle closed at $162.325/cwt down $0.025 from yesterday's close.  Apr 23 Feeder Cattle closed at $194.65/cwt down $0.5 from yesterday's close.  Apr 23 Lean Hogs closed at $79.875/cwt up $0.425 from yesterday's close.  Apr 23 WTI Crude Oil closed at $66.34/barrel down $2.01 from yesterday's close.   ...

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