Gold Falls, Soybeans Rise in Trading

Soybeans are rising on speculation that wet weather in the Midwest will delay crop planting.

July soybeans climbed 33 cents, or 2.2 percent, to $15.0925 a bushel Tuesday.

Repeated thunderstorms in parts of the Midwest have led to between 2 and 6 inches of rainfall in the past several days, according to the Weather Channel.

Corn also rose. The July contract rose 9.25 cents to $6.665 a bushel. Wheat slipped 3.75 cents to $6.9375.

In metals trading, gold and silver prices fell while other futures rose.

June gold fell $7.70 to $1,378.90 an ounce. July silver fell 30.3 cents to $22.193 an ounce.

Energy prices mostly rose. Crude oil rose 86 cents to $95.01 a barrel in New York.


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