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Summary of Futures

Mar 21 Corn closed at $4.2375/bushel, up $0.03 from yesterday's close.  Mar 21 Wheat closed at $5.885/bushel, up $0.1125 from yesterday's close.  Jan 21 Soybeans closed at $11.53/bushel, down $0.09 from yesterday's close.  Jan 21 Soymeal closed at $385.6/short ton, down $4.6 from yesterday's close.  Jan 21 Soyoil closed at 36.92 cents/lb down 0.09 cents from yesterday's close.  Feb 21 Live Cattle closed at $113.925/cwt up $0.75 from yesterday's close.  Jan 21 Feeder Cattle closed at $141.8/cwt up $0.15 from yesterday's close.  Feb 21 Lean Hogs closed at $67.875/cwt down $0.875 from yesterday's close.  Jan 21 WTI Crude Oil closed at $45.15/barrel up $0.6 from yesterday's close.   ...

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