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Sun, Apr 30th, 2017
Jose Baez: Hernandez acquittal burnishes lawyer's reputation

BOSTON (AP) — During Aaron Hernandez's double murder trial, the former NFL star's lawyer wanted to drive home his point that the prosecution's star witness was a "three-legged pony" whose testimony could...

Globalism reigns at box office, while 'Furious' passes $1B

NEW YORK (AP) — A South India sensation, a Hispanic-focused comedy and the highest-grossing film ever directed by an African American made up the top three films in North America on a culturally diverse...

Beyond 100 days, Trump faces more legislative challenges

WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than three months in office without passing any major legislation, President Donald Trump faces a week with a deadline to avert a government shutdown and the possibility...

Is this the future of college: Online classes, but no degree

WASHINGTON (AP) — Connor Mitchell's university classes take place online, he doesn't have any exams and he studies in a different country every year.

Macron's startup-style campaign upends French expectations

POITIERS, France (AP) — Whether or not Emmanuel Macron wins the French presidency in next Sunday's runoff, he has already accomplished the unthinkable.

The Latest: Macron visits the Holocaust Memorial in Paris

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's presidential campaign (all times local):

Insider Q&A: BofA exec: Millennials shifting on home market

NEW YORK (AP) — Interested home buyers right now need to be prepared to act quickly. Demand among buyers but fewer properties on the market has encouraged Americans to buy existing homes at the fastest...

BAC : 23.34 (-1.31%)
Technology-loving Dubai unveils its own typographic font

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Apparently not content with having the world's tallest building, an indoor ski slope and countless other baubles, Dubai now boasts one more: its own typographic font....

Yo ho ho! Pennsylvania aims to smash US embargo on Cuban rum

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's Cuban rum run got its start in a chance meeting last fall in the parking lot in front of the state Capitol.

The Latest: Trump says he's had tougher gig than presidency

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):

Le Pen visits French factory, Macron wins ally before runoff

PARIS (AP) — France's presidential candidates are pushing their rival views of Europe, as far-right Marine Le Pen calls the shared euro currency "dead" and centrist Emmanuel Macron visits a Holocaust...

Cedar Point, Knott's Berry Farm adds metal detectors

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Amusement park visitors to the "Roller Coaster Capital of the World" can expect slightly longer wait times to pass through new metal detectors.

FUN : 71.67 (+0.28%)
Report: Swiss man held in German was spying on tax officials

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Welt newspaper reports that a Swiss man arrested for espionage Friday in Frankfurt may have been spying on German tax officials.

May brushes off EU calls to settle Brexit divorce bill first

LONDON (AP) — Britain's prime minister has brushed off calls for her country to settle its "divorce bill" from the European Union before beginning trade talks, saying she was confident she could secure...

WestJet launches Abbotsford-Winnipeg route

Airline applauds fee elimination

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...

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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