SPOT COMMODITIES

SPOT COMMODITIES

Jan. 23, 1998

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. 96.27

BUTTER Chicago, AA, $ per lb. 114.50

COCOA NY, Ivory Coast $ per metric ton NA

COCONUT OIL, Crude, Pacific c per lb. 26.75

COFFEE NY, Brazil, Santos 4s c per lb. 192.50

NY, Colombian c per lb. 189.50

COTTONSEED OIL, Miss. Valley c per lb. 28.75

EGGS fcy. lg. white, $ per doz. .77-.82

HAMS skinned, $ cwt. 54.00

LARD Chicago prime west. c per lb. 17.50

PEANUT OIL, Southeast, Crude c per lb. 52.00

SOYOIL Crude, Decatur, IL- c per lb. 25.69

SUGAR, LONDON bulk, converted 11.40

SUGAR, WORLD supplied by NY Coffee, Sugar,

Cocoa Exchange 11.57

GRAINS

BARLEY, FEED Duluth 2 feed $ per bushel 1.60

CORN Chicago No. 3 yellow $ per bushel 2.75 1/4

OATS Chicago No. 2 white $ per bushel 3.29 3/4

SOYBEANS Chicago No. 1 yellow $ per bu. 6.78 1/4

WHEAT Chicago No. 2 soft red $ per bu. 3.29 1/4

WHEAT KC, No.2 hard $ per bushel 3.38-3.55

TEXTILES

*BURLAP NY 10 oz., 40 in. $ per yd. 29.50

*COTTON 1 1/16 in., slm, av. 7 mkts per lb. 62.03

*POLYESTER FIBER NY blend staple branded 63.87

*PRINT CLOTH NY DNR 48 in. 78x76 yds per lb. 91.02

METALS

*ALUMINUM LME spot, $ per ton 1520.50

COPPER NY electrolytic wire bars, c per lb. 88.50

*COPPER, SCRAP NY No.2, c per lb. 61.00

*LEAD pig, common corroding c per lb. 45.09

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

Pitts. 140.00-141.00 Chi. 144.00-145.00

Phila. 128.00-130.00

SILVER Handy & Harman per troy ounce 6.569

*TIN Grade A, NY Merchants $ per lb. 2.48

*ZINC spec high grade c per lb. 56.02

INDUSTRIALS

*BENZENE c per gallon 89.00

*CRUDE OIL $ per barrel 15.95

*HARDWOOD LUMBER red oak flooring

select $ Per Thou. Bd. Ft. 1,905.00

*HIDES Chicago, raw heavy native steers per lb. 64.75

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

west. sheath $ Per Thou. Bd. Ft. 280.50

*RUBBER NY crude, No. 1RSS c per lb. 42.50

*TALLOW Chicago inedible prime c per lb. 18.00