SPOT COMMODITIES

SPOT COMMODITIES

Feb. 2, 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. 94.24

BUTTER Chicago, AA, $ per lb. 136.00

COCOA NY, Ivory Coast $ per metric ton 1,742

COCONUT OIL, Crude, Pacific c per lb. 26.25

COFFEE NY, Brazil, Santos 4s c per lb. 183.75

NY, Colombian c per lb. 193.75

COTTONSEED OIL, Miss. Valley c per lb. 28.50

EGGS fcy. lg. white, $ per doz. .75-.80

HAMS skinned, $ cwt. 52.00

LARD Chicago prime west. c per lb. 16.00

PEANUT OIL, Southeast, Crude c per lb. 52.00

SOYOIL Crude, Decatur, IL- c per lb. 25.14

SUGAR, LONDON bulk, converted 11.28

SUGAR, WORLD supplied by NY Coffee, Sugar,

Cocoa Exchange 11.50

GRAINS

BARLEY, FEED Duluth 2 feed $ per bushel 1.60 1/4

CORN Chicago No. 3 yellow $ per bushel 2.73 1/2

OATS Chicago No. 2 white $ per bushel 3.33

SOYBEANS Chicago No. 1 yellow $ per bu. 6.81

WHEAT Chicago No. 2 soft red $ per bu. 3.38 1/2

WHEAT KC, No.2 hard $ per bushel 3.46-3.56 1/2

TEXTILES

*BURLAP NY 10 oz., 40 in. $ per yd. 30.00

*COTTON 1 1/16 in., slm, av. 7 mkts per lb. 62.60

*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 1517.00

COPPER NY electrolytic wire bars, c per lb. 90.75

*COPPER, SCRAP NY No.2, c per lb. 64.00

*LEAD pig, common corroding c per lb. 45.04

*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 7.050

*TIN Grade A, NY Merchants $ per lb. 2.45

*ZINC spec high grade c per lb. 54.62

INDUSTRIALS

*BENZENE c per gallon 85.00

*CRUDE OIL $ per barrel 17.00

*HARDWOOD LUMBER red oak flooring

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

*HIDES Chicago, raw heavy native steers per lb. 68.00

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

west. sheath $ Per Thou. Bd. Ft. 287.50

*RUBBER NY crude, No. 1RSS c per lb. 43.50

*TALLOW Chicago inedible prime c per lb. 16.00