Grains open, close mixed
DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)--As they started, the CME Group corn, soybean and wheat markets finished mixed Thursday.
The Dec. futures corn contract settled 5 cents lower at $8.08 1/2. The Nov. soybean contract settled 10 1/2 cents higher at $17.63 1/2. Dec. wheat futures ended 2 1/4 cents lower at $9.03 per bushel. The Dec. soyoil futures contract finished $0.05 lower at $57.25. The Dec. soymeal futures contract settled $5.30 per short ton higher at $535.30.
In the outside markets, the NYMEX crude oil is $0.81 per barrel lower, the dollar is higher and the Dow Jones Industrials are 77 points lower.