Crop Prices Mostly Higher, Gold and Silver Rise


Corn and soybean futures rose Tuesday, as did gold, silver and other metals.

Corn for December delivery rose 7.25 cents to settle at $5.1075 a bushel Tuesday. November soybeans rose 22.5 cents to $12.8625 a bushel. September wheat was unchanged at $6.695 a bushel.

Metals closed higher.

Gold for August delivery rose $6.90 to $1,290.40 an ounce. Silver for September delivery rose 9.6 cents to $19.935 an ounce. September copper rose 4.2 cents to $3.1865 a pound, October platinum rose $3.70 to $1,425.10 an ounce and September palladium rose $3.45 to $735.60 an ounce.