Grains mostly lower, livestock mixed.
CHICAGO -- Grain futures were mostly lower on Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Dec. declined 20.50 cents at $7.7950 a bushel; Dec. corn was up 1.75 cents at $5.8925 a bushel; Mar. oats lost 19.25 cents at $7.29 a bushel; while Jan. soybeans gained 2.25 cents at $12.5525 a bushel.
Beef lower and pork higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
Dec. live cattle fell 1.10 cents at $1.3675 a pound; Jan. feeder cattle was off .37 cent at $1.6315 a pound; Dec. lean hogs was up .80 cent at $.7192 a pound.