News Summary: Cotton soars, other prices end mixed

HIGH COTTON: The price of cotton jumped 4 percent on rumors of tight supplies, but market watchers say the advance may be overdone. Cotton for December delivery surged 3 cents, its daily limit, to 77.86 cents per pound.

METALS SHINE: Gold rose $6.70 to settle at $1,753 an ounce, silver rose 27.3 cents to $33.232 an ounce and copper rose 4.8 cents to $3.748 per pound.

GRAINS GAIN: December wheat rose 8.5 cents to end at $8.5625 per bushel, December corn rose 7.25 cents to $7.4550 per bushel and November soybeans gained 1.55 cents to $15.0925 per bushel.