CHICAGO— Grain futures were mostly lower Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for September delivery advanced 15.50 cents to $5.8350 a bushel; September corn was. 5 cent lower at 3.92 a bushel; December oats were 6.50 cents lower at 2.67 a bushel; while November soybeans fell 5 cents to $9.8450 a bushel. August live cattle gained 1.35 cents to $1.4987 a pound;...» Read More
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