SPOT COMMODITIES

SPOT COMMODITIES

Oct. 18, 1993

Included are list prices of suppliers. Quotations do not necessarily represent prices at which transactions have actually occurred.*Prices underlying Industrial Price Index

FOODS

BEEF Midwest dressed steers,

3,500-700 lbs, $ cwt. 104.00

BUTTER Chicago, AA, $ per lb. 0.78

COCOA NY, Ivory Coast $ per metric ton 1,467

COCONUT OIL, Crude, Pacific c per lb. 0.19 1/2

COFFEE NY, Brazil, Santos 4s 71.75

NY, Colombian 83.50

COTTONSEED OIL, Miss. Valley c per lb. 0.28

EGGS fcy. lg. white, $ per doz. 0.61-0.66

HAMS NY No. 2 smoked, $ cwt. 75.00

HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP 55, Midwest

tank cars $ cwt. wet basis 18.10

LARD Chicago prime west. c per lb. 0.16 1/4

PEANUT OIL, Southeast, Crude c per lb. 0.39

SOYOIL Crude, Decatur, IL-c per lb. 22.32

SUGAR, LONDON bulk, converted 10.27

SUGAR, WORLD supplied by NY Coffee, Sugar,

Cocoa Exchange 9.99

GRAINS

BARLEY, FEED Duluth 2 feed $ per bushel 1.99

CORN Chicago No. 3 yellow $ per bushel 2.48 1/8

OATS Chicago No. 2 white $ per bushel 1.21 3/4

SOYBEANS Chicago No. 1 yellow $ per bu. 6.12 5/8

WHEAT Chicago No. 2 soft red $ per bu. 3.18

WHEAT KC, No.2 hard $ per bushel 3.32 3/4-5.16 3/4

TEXTILES

*BURLAP NY 10 oz., 40 in. $ per yd. 24.75

*COTTON 1 1/16 in., slm, av. 7 mkts per lb. 54.61

*POLYESTER FIBER NY blend staple branded 0.74

*PRINT CLOTH NY DNR 48 in. 78x76 in yds per lb. 0.70

METALS

*ALUMINUM LME spot, $ per ton 735.39

*COPPER NY electolytic wire bars, $ per lb. 86.75

*COPPER, SCRAP NY No.2 57.00

*LEAD pig, common corroding $ per lb. 32.00

*SCRAP STEEL No.1 heavy melting, $ per ton

Pitts. 130.00-131.00 Chi. 126.00-127.00

Phila. 128.00-130.00

SILVER Handy & Harman per troy ounce 4.4150

*TIN Grade A, NY Merchants $ per lb. 2.24

*ZINC spec high grade $ per lb. 47.54

INDUSTRIALS

*BENZENE 90.50

*CRUDE OIL $ per barrel 18.21

*HARDWOOD LUMBER red oak flooring

select 1,657.50

*HIDES Chicago, raw heavy native steers per lb. 82.50

*OLD CORRUGATED BOXES 5 mkt av. per ton 12.00

*PLYWOOD Chicago CDX 1/2 in. 4/5 ply

west. sheath 283.00

*RUBBER NY crude, No. 1RSS c per lb. 0.44

*TALLOW Chicago inedible prime c per lb. 0.14 1/2