SPOT COMMODITIES

SPOT COMMODITIES

Dec. 2, 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. 107.60

BUTTER Chicago, AA, $ per lb. 0.78

COCOA NY, Ivory Coast $ per metric ton 1,644

COCONUT OIL, Crude, Pacific c per lb. 0.23 1/2

COFFEE NY, Brazil, Santos 4s 75.75

NY, Colombian 87.00

COTTONSEED OIL, Miss. Valley c per lb. 0.28 1/2

EGGS fcy. lg. white, $ per doz. 0.60-0.65

HAMS skinned, $ cwt. 67 3/4

HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP 55, Midwest

tank cars $ cwt. wet basis 18.10

LARD Chicago prime west. c per lb. 0.15

PEANUT OIL, Southeast, Crude c per lb. 0.42 1/2

SOYOIL Crude, Decatur, IL-c per lb. 26.30

SUGAR, LONDON bulk, converted 10.35

SUGAR, WORLD supplied by NY Coffee, Sugar,

Cocoa Exchange 10.41

GRAINS

BARLEY, FEED Duluth 2 feed $ per bushel 2.20

CORN Chicago No. 3 yellow $ per bushel 2.91

OATS Chicago No. 2 white $ per bushel 1.25 1/8

SOYBEANS Chicago No. 1 yellow $ per bu. 6.82 1/2

WHEAT Chicago No. 2 soft red $ per bu. 2.32 3/4

WHEAT KC, No.2 hard $ per bushel 3.21-5.72 1/2

TEXTILES

*BURLAP NY 10 oz., 40 in. $ per yd. 26.25

*COTTON 1 1/16 in., slm, av. 7 mkts per lb. 57.66

*POLYESTER FIBER NY blend staple branded 0.71

*PRINT CLOTH NY DNR 48 in. 78x76 in yds per lb. 0.75

METALS

*ALUMINUM LME spot, $ per ton 720.14

*COPPER NY electolytic wire bars, $ per lb. 86.25

*COPPER, SCRAP NY No.2 59.50

*LEAD pig, common corroding $ per lb. 32.00

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

Pitts. 137.00-138.00 Chi. 131.00-132.00

Phila. 128.00-130.00

SILVER Handy & Harman per troy ounce 4.6400

*TIN Grade A, NY Merchants $ per lb. 2.20

*ZINC spec high grade $ per lb. 46.56

INDUSTRIALS

*BENZENE 83.00

*CRUDE OIL $ per barrel 15.05

*HARDWOOD LUMBER red oak flooring

select 1,645.00

*HIDES Chicago, raw heavy native steers per lb. 82.75

*OLD CORRUGATED BOXES 5 mkt av. per ton 12.00

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

west. sheath 312.50

*RUBBER NY crude, No. 1RSS c per lb. 0.44 1/2

*TALLOW Chicago inedible prime c per lb. .14 1/4