Grain futures rise, livestock prices fall

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Associated Press

Posted on November 27, 2012 at 4:00 PM

Updated Tuesday, Nov 27 at 4:01 PM

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

Wheat for December delivery rose 24 cents to $8.73 a bushel; December corn rose 12.75 cents to $7.60 a bushel; December oats rose 4.25 cents to $3.73 a bushel; while January soybeans jumped 24.50 cents to $14.4925 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures fell on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

December live cattle fell 0.03 cent to $1.2837 a pound; January feeder cattle fell 0.43 cent to $1.4692 a pound; while December lean hogs slipped 0.10 cent to 82.37 cents a pound.

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