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Sun, Apr 30th, 2017
At 100 days in, Trump seems both outsider and insider

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump is turning from his dramatic debut as an outsider president to focus on advancing his plans to cut taxes and get tough on trade deals.

At 100 days in, Trump rallies backers in PA, claims 'change'

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by claiming historic action on his agenda, renewing promises on health care and taxes and attacking the news media...

Hacker claims release of stolen copies of Netflix series

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A hacker claims to have followed through on a threat to release several episodes from the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black."

The Latest: Trump attacks news media on night of dinner

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's 100th day in office Saturday (all times EDT):

Ohio family surprised when Mark Zuckerberg comes to dinner

NEWTON FALLS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio family says they learned just 20 minutes before dinner this week that a planned mystery guest would be Facebook founder and billionaire Mark Zuckerberg.

Thousands brave weather to protest Trump climate policies

SEATTLE (AP) — Thousands of people across the U.S. marched in rain, snow and sweltering heat Saturday to demand action on climate change — mass protests that coincided with President Donald Trump's...

AP FACT CHECK: Have Trump aides caught his exaggeration bug?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The administration officials who gave President Donald Trump's tax plan a splashy debut in recent days seem to have caught the exaggeration bug from their boss.

any.cloud Taps IBM Cloud to Tackle Digital Media's Growing Unstructured Data Challenges

ARMONK, N.Y. , April 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM ) today announced that any.cloud, which provides cloud hosting for customers across a wide range of industries, including digital...

IBM : 160.29 (-0.02%)
The Latest: Climate protesters in Chicago target Trump Tower

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on climate marches around the U.S. Saturday (all times local):

Puerto Rico releases offer to bondholders

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Puerto Rico government is offering to pay its senior creditors around 50 cents on the dollar as part of efforts to address its economic crisis.

KBR, Inc. (KBR) Investigated By Block & Leviton LLP For Violations Of The Federal Securities Laws And Encourages Shareholders Suffering Significant Losses To Contact The Firm

BOSTON , April 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Block & Leviton LLP ( www.blockesq.com ), a securities litigation firm representing investors nationwide, is investigating whether KBR, Inc. ("KBR" or...

KBR : 14.05 (-9.24%)
The Latest: Hacker releases stolen copies of Netflix series

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a hacker releasing stolen copies of a Netflix series(all times local):

Turkey purges 4,000 civil servants, bans TV dating programs

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey passed two new decrees Saturday — one that expelled more than 4,000 civil servants and another that banned television dating programs.

Turkish court formally blocks access to Wikipedia

ISTANBUL (AP) — In a move that social media users called censorship, a Turkish court on Saturday blocked access to Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia, enforcing an earlier restriction by Turkey's...

No sign Philippines raised sea feud win vs. China in summit

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Southeast Asian leaders ended their annual summit in Manila on Saturday without any sign that host Philippines raised its crucial arbitration victory against China over disputed...

Macron hunts for French rural votes, Le Pen cheers new ally

USSEAU, France (AP) — French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron hunted Saturday for votes in rural France where his far-right opponent, Marine Le Pen, is making inroads among country folk who...

EU leaders unite ahead of Brexit divorce talks with UK

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders vowed Saturday to stand shoulder-to-shoulder behind their negotiating team during the divorce proceedings with Britain and warned that demands from British Prime...

Dole settles suits over listeria outbreak blamed for death

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Court documents show that Dole Fresh Foods has recently settled two lawsuits filed by families of people stricken by a listeria outbreak after eating salads packaged in Ohio....

Record number of summer cruise passengers expected in Juneau

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A record number of cruise passengers are expected to land in Juneau this summer.

The Latest: EU says UK blocking progress on budget review

BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the European Union summit dealing with the Brexit negotiations (all times local)

Barchart Morning Call

OVERNIGHT MARKETS AND NEWS Jun E-mini S&Ps ( ESM17 +0.10%) this morning are up +0.07% and European stocks are up +0.11%. Strength in company quarterly earnings results are giving the overall market a boost with Amazon.com up over 3% and... Read More

Chart of the Day

Aflac (AFL) is the Barchart Chart of the Day.  The health and life insurance company has a Trend Spotter buy signal, a Weighted Alpha of 9.70+ and gained 8.51% in the last year.
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures settled as much as 4 cents lower in the nearby contracts, with back months fractionally lower. The NWS 8-14 day forecast shows a couple days of drier weather in the Corn Belt following the deluge this weekend. Managed money added another...
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Alan Brugler writes this daily agricultural markets overview with opening, midday and closing comments directed at the gain and meat Ag markets.

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