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Summary of Futures

Dec 18 Corn closed at $3.6275/bushel, down $0.0175 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Wheat closed at $5.105/bushel, down $0.045 from yesterday's close.  Nov 18 Soybeans closed at $8.5225/bushel, down $0.1075 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Soymeal closed at $315.7/short ton, down $2.1 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Soyoil closed at 28.93 cents/lb down 0.33 cents from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Live Cattle closed at $116.475/cwt down $0.675 from yesterday's close.  Nov 18 Feeder Cattle closed at $156.175/cwt down $1.325 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Lean Hogs closed at $55.95/cwt down $0.625 from yesterday's close.  Nov 18 WTI Crude Oil closed at $72.85/barrel down $2.11 from yesterday's close...

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Infrastructure investment due diligence

On behalf of a Canadian oilseed processer WPI's team provided market analysis, econometric modeling and financial due diligence in support of a $24 million-dollar investment in a Ukrainian crush plant. Consistent with WPI's findings, local production to supply the plant and the facility's output have expanded exponentially since the investment. WPI has conducted parallel work on behalf of U.S., South American and European clients, both private and public, in the agri-food space.

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