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Summary of Futures

Dec 19 Corn closed at $3.685/bushel, up $0.0175 from yesterday's close.  Dec 19 Wheat closed at $5.09/bushel, down $0.065 from yesterday's close.  Jan 20 Soybeans closed at $9.01/bushel, down $0.04 from yesterday's close.  Dec 19 Soymeal closed at $301/short ton, up $1.2 from yesterday's close.  Dec 19 Soyoil closed at 30.69 cents/lb down 0.51 cents from yesterday's close.  Feb 20 Live Cattle closed at $125.05/cwt down $0.425 from yesterday's close.  Jan 20 Feeder Cattle closed at $142.6/cwt down $1.475 from yesterday's close.  Feb 20 Lean Hogs closed at $67.45/cwt up $0.675 from yesterday's close.  Jan 20 WTI Crude Oil closed at $58.35/barrel up $1.34 from yesterday's close.   ...

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