Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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We don't do a lot of coverage of Chicago Mercantile Exchange movements, but here's a reminder from the industry our city still rules: Asian demand helped drive hog futures up 31 percent this year to their highest price since 1996, 90.125 cents a pound.

 
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