Commodity price trends for the past week:

Grain and soybeans futures advanced on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for March delivery settled Friday at $3.723/4 a bushel, up from $3.703/4 a week earlier; March corn rose to $2.99 a bushel from $2.96; March oats rose to $1.371/2 a bushel from $1.341/4; January soybeans rose to $6.96 a bushel from $6.863/4.

Livestock futures retreated while pork bellies advanced on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

February live cattle fell to 73.40 cents a pound from 74.17 cents; January feeder cattle dropped to 82.87 cents a pound from 83.15 cents; February live cattle sank to 45.30 cents a pound from 46.02 cents; February frozen pork bellies rallied to 55.37 cents a pound from 54.10 cents.

Precious metals were mixed on New York's Commodity Exchange.

December gold slipped to $385.80 a troy ounce from $387.40; December silver rose to $5.035 a troy ounce from $5.017.

Energy futures had a mixed week on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

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