Grains mixed, livestock lower

CHICAGO — Grain futures were mixed Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for Dec. delivery gained 9 cents at $5.48 a bushel; Dec. corn was up 6.4 cents at $3.726 a bushel; Mar. oats lost 12.2 cents at $3.064 a bushel; while Jan. soybeans fell 4.6 cents at 8.756 a bushel.

Beef and pork were lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Dec. live cattle was off 1.32 cents at $1.2060 a pound; Jan. feeder cattle lost 2.22 cents at $1.4115 a pound; Dec. lean hogs fell .15 cent at .6105 a pound.

The Associated Press