You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Business

  • New-homesales slowto a trickle
    WASHINGTON – U.S. sales of new homes were nearly flat in September, after the government sharply revised downward what was initially an August surge in buying.New-home sales edged up 0.
  • Stocks see best week in 2 years
    NEW YORK – The stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note Friday, helped by strong quarterly earnings from Microsoft and other big U.S. companies.
  • Ford quarterly profit falls
    DEARBORN, Mich. – Ford’s new aluminum-sided F-150 will be a lot lighter and more efficient when it goes on sale this year. But for now, it’s a serious drag on profits.
Advertisement

Grain futures mixed, beef prices fall

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures were mixed Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery rose 6.75 cents to $6.7075 a bushel; May corn fell 2.75 cents to $6.3950 a bushel; May oats fell 8.75 cents to $3.6750 a bushel; while May soybeans rose 3.25 cents to $13.94 a bushel.

Beef fell, while pork prices rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

June live cattle fell 1.28 cent to $1.2282 a pound; May feeder cattle fell 0.57 cents to $1.4710 a pound; June lean hogs added 0.28 cent to 91.85 cents a pound.

Advertisement