Weekly Chicago crop futures mixed as lack of confidence plagues U.S. economy
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
CHICAGO, May 23 (Xinhua) -- Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agricultural futures were mixed for the trading week ending May 22 as a lack of health confidence hung over an effort by many U.S. states to end stay-at-home orders and restart economic activity halted by the COVID-19 outbreak.
Spending and investment will stay extremely cautious until a vaccine is distributed, according to AgResource, a Chicago-based agricultural research firm.
CBOT corn ended the week slightly weaker. Although U.S. etha ...