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Fri, Dec 9th, 2016
Greece ferry strike hits island supplies

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Ferry workers in Greece have extended a nationwide strike into the weekend, hitting supplies to the country's islands.

Castellum Sells for SEKm 486 in Luleå

GÖTEBORG, Sweden , Dec 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Tetra Technologies, Inc. Announces Public Offering Of Shares Of Common Stock And Warrants

THE WOODLANDS, Texas , Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- TETRA Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:TTI) (TETRA or the Company) today announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of approximately...

Report: UK Brexit chief not interested in transitional deal

LONDON (AP) — British Brexit Secretary David Davis told London financial-sector bosses that he is "not really interested" in seeking a transitional deal with the European Union to soften the process...

Expedia Group Named UK Best Place To Work In 2017, A Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award

LONDON , Dec. 9 ,  2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) - the world's largest online travel company with brands including Expedia.com, Hotels.com and Expedia Affiliate Network,...

ChipMOS REPORTS NOVEMBER 2016 REVENUE

HSINCHU, Taiwan , Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. ("ChipMOS" or the "Company") (Taiwan Stock Exchange: 8150 and NASDAQ: IMOS), an industry leading provider of outsourced...

Japan doubles cost estimate for Fukushima cleanup

TOKYO (AP) — A cost estimate to clean up Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant has doubled to nearly 22 trillion yen ($190 billion), with decommissioning costs expected to continue to rise, according...

Washington state suing agrochemical giant over PCB pollution

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington has become the first U.S. state to sue the agrochemical giant Monsanto over pervasive pollution from PCBs, the toxic industrial chemicals that have accumulated in plants, fish...

Global shares mostly higher following ECB-inspired rally

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Global shares were mostly higher Friday after an overnight rally in U.S. markets helped by the European Central Bank's decision to extend its bond-buying economic stimulus...

German central bank ups growth forecast for 2016, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's central bank has increased its growth forecast this year and next for the country's economy, Europe's biggest.

Trump picks fast food executive Andrew Puzder for Labor

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump plans to add another wealthy business person and elite donor to his Cabinet, saying he would nominate fast-food executive Andrew Puzder as labor secretary....

Electrolux Expectations for 2017

STOCKHOLM, Sweden , Dec 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Japan ratifies Pacific trade pact that Trump plans to dump

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won parliamentary approval Friday for ratification of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, despite U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's plan to withdraw from...

Coach Celebrates Finale of 75th Anniversary with Women's and Men's Fashion Show and Celebrity-Studded Party

NEW YORK , Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Last night Coach, America's original house of leather, marked the culmination of its 75 th anniversary at New York City's Pier 94 with a dual-gender...

Panel rejects British company's $1.3B case against Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An international tribunal has ruled against a London-listed mining company seeking $1.3 billion in compensation from Indonesia's government for terminating coal mining licenses...

Forge Therapeutics and Evotec Form Strategic 'Superbug' Alliance

SAN DIEGO , Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Forge Therapeutics, Inc. today announced a strategic alliance with Evotec AG (Frankfurt Stock Exchange: EVT, TecDAX, ISIN: DE0005664809) to advance its novel...

Sibanye to Acquire Stillwater Mining Company for $2.2 Billion

LITTLETON, Colo. , Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Stillwater Mining Company (" Stillwater " or "the Company"; NYSE: SWC) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Sibanye Gold...

Perpetual Announces 2017 Capital Spending and Production Guidance

CALGARY , Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Perpetual Energy Inc. (" Perpetual ", the " Company " or the " Corporation ") (TSX:PMT) is pleased to announce its capital spending plans and...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Prices $260 Million Private Offering of Convertible Senior Notes

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. , Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD) announced today the pricing of an offering of $260 million aggregate principal amount of its...

Washington state suing agrochemical giant over PCB pollution

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington on Thursday became the first U.S. state to sue the agrochemical giant Monsanto over pervasive pollution from PCBs, the toxic industrial chemicals that have accumulated in plants,...

Barchart Morning Call

OVERNIGHT MARKETS AND NEWS Dec E-mini S&Ps ( ESZ16 +0.10%) are up +0.02% and European stocks are up +0.30% at an 11-month high as the markets expect the ECB later today to announce an extension of its QE program. Government bond prices fell... Read More

Chart of the Day

KMG Chemicals (KMG) is the Barchart Chart of the Day.  The specialty chemical company has a Trend Spotter buy signal, a Weighted Alpha of 56.07+ and gained 81.25% in the last year.
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures closed 2 to 4 ½ cents lower today as traders took money off the table ahead of Friday’s USDA reports. The weekly USDA Export Sales report showed sales for the week ending 12/1 were up 96% vs. Thanksgiving week and up 45% v...
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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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