Soybeans, Corn Fall While Gold Edges Higher


Soybean prices fell Thursday, as did corn prices. Gold and silver edged higher, and energy futures ended mixed.

Soybeans for November delivery fell 32.75 cents, to settle at $12.24 a bushel. December corn fell 1.5 cents to $4.7875 a bushel. September wheat lost 4 cents to $6.4925 a bushel.

August gold picked up $9.30 to $1,328.80 an ounce. Silver for September delivery rose 13.4 cents to $20.154 an ounce.

Copper closed slightly higher, while platinum and palladium both fell. Copper for September delivery edged up 0.65 cents to $3.1855 a pound. October platinum fell $7.30 to $1,447.90 an ounce, and palladium for September delivery fell $4.55 to $740.75 an ounce.