Grain futures were mixed on Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July was unchanged at $6.0775 a bushel; July corn was up 16.50 cents at $6.3825 a bushel; Sep oats gained 11 cents at $3.9950 a bushel; while July soybeans rose 4.75 cents at $14.1350 a bushel.
Beef and pork higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
Aug. live cattle was up .28 cent at $1.1940 a pound; Aug. feeder cattle rose .85 cent at $1.5822 a pound; July lean hogs gained .95 cent at $1.1185 a pound.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk took the witness stand Monday to defend his company’s 2016 acquisition of a troubled company called SolarCity against a shareholder lawsuit that claims Musk was to blame for a deal that was rife with conflicts of interest and failed to produce the profits he had promised.