SPOT COMMODITIES

SPOT COMMODITIES

Feb. 11, 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. 89.72

BUTTER Chicago, AA, $ per lb. 141.00

COCOA NY, Ivory Coast $ per metric ton 1,682

COCONUT OIL, Crude, Pacific c per lb. 27.50

COFFEE NY, Brazil, Santos 4s c per lb. 174.00

NY, Colombian c per lb. 186.00

COTTONSEED OIL, Miss. Valley c per lb. 29.75

EGGS fcy. lg. white, $ per doz. .62-.67

HAMS skinned, $ cwt. 55.50

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. 26.73

SUGAR, LONDON bulk, converted 10.95

SUGAR, WORLD supplied by NY Coffee, Sugar,

Cocoa Exchange 11.32

GRAINS

BARLEY, FEED Duluth 2 feed $ per bushel 1.60

CORN Chicago No. 3 yellow $ per bushel 2.66 1/4

OATS Chicago No. 2 white $ per bushel 3.34

SOYBEANS Chicago No. 1 yellow $ per bu. 6.84 1/2

WHEAT Chicago No. 2 soft red $ per bu. 3.27 1/2

WHEAT KC, No.2 hard $ per bushel 3.40-3.56

TEXTILES

*BURLAP NY 10 oz., 40 in. $ per yd. 30.50

*COTTON 1 1/16 in., slm, av. 7 mkts per lb. 64.84

*POLYESTER FIBER NY blend staple branded 64.25

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

METALS

*ALUMINUM LME spot, $ per ton 1487.00

COPPER NY electrolytic wire bars, c per lb. 88.55

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

*LEAD pig, common corroding c per lb. 45.03

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

Pitts. 134.00-136.00 Chi. 140.00-141.00

Phila. 120.00-122.00

SILVER Handy & Harman per troy ounce 7.874

*TIN Grade A, NY Merchants $ per lb. 2.50

*ZINC spec high grade c per lb. 52.39

INDUSTRIALS

*BENZENE c per gallon 78.00

*CRUDE OIL $ per barrel 16.27

*HARDWOOD LUMBER red oak flooring

select $ Per Thou. Bd. Ft. 1,920.00

*HIDES Chicago, raw heavy native steers per lb. 72.50

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

west. sheath $ Per Thou. Bd. Ft. 289.50

*RUBBER NY crude, No. 1RSS c per lb. 44.00

*TALLOW Chicago inedible prime c per lb. 15.00