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Mon, Jan 23rd, 2017
'Trump in Asia:' Region poised for change as new era dawns

BEIJING (AP) — People across Asia are poised for a potentially dramatic change in relations with Washington under President Donald Trump after decades with the United States as a major military and economic...

The Latest: Judge postpones sentencing of utility in blast

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a sentencing hearing for Pacific Gas & Electric Co. in a criminal case tied to a deadly blast in the San Francisco Bay Area (all times local):

Former investment fund analyst arrested after skipping trial

NEW YORK (AP) — A former analyst for a private investment fund has been arrested after he failed to show up for his insider trading trial.

Samsung's 4Q earnings more than double on record chip profit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday that its fourth-quarter earnings more than doubled over a year earlier thanks to its brisk memory chip business that posted a record-high...

Democratic state AGs move to defend consumer watchdog

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorneys general from 16 states and the District of Columbia are seeking to defend a U.S. consumer watchdog agency in court amid speculation that President Donald Trump may fire its...

Lawmakers admonish ethics official over tweets about Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers from both parties on Monday admonished a federal ethics official who sent a series of tweets commenting on President Donald Trump's potential conflicts of interest.

Q&A: Protests over gas costs disrupt Mexico border crossings

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Demonstrators have taken control of Mexican border crossings with the U.S. several times in the past month to oppose Mexican gasoline price hikes in an unusual, if not unprecedented,...

Analysis: Trump's trade plans to test his deal-making skills

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he was protecting jobs as he officially pulled out from the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on Monday.

US fights Microsoft's bid to tell users when feds take data

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department asked a judge Monday to throw out a lawsuit from Microsoft and keep a law that prohibits technology companies from telling customers when the government demands...

Patterson-UTI Energy Comments on Expected Fourth Quarter 2016 Results

HOUSTON , Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  PATTERSON-UTI ENERGY, INC. (NASDAQ: PTEN) today announced that based on a preliminary analysis of the financial results for the three months ended ...

Trump moves to pull US out of big Asia trade deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Charting a new American course abroad, President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the sweeping Trans-Pacific Partnership on Monday, using one of his first actions in office...

Senate panel narrowly backs Trump's choice for top diplomat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rex Tillerson's bid to be secretary of state narrowly won approval Monday from the Republican-led Foreign Relations Committee, a move that all but assures the full Senate will confirm...

If Trump ends America's world leadership, who will step up?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pursuit of an "America first" foreign policy is raising questions about who, if anyone, will fill the void if the U.S. relinquishes its traditional global leadership...

Rowan Schedules 4th Quarter and Full Year 2016 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. Declares Distribution Of $0.5940 Per Unit

LISLE, Ill. , Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: SXCP) Board of Directors declared a fourth quarter 2016 cash distribution of $0.5940 per limited...

Lawsuit: Trump business ties violate Constitution

NEW YORK (AP) — To fight what it called a "grave threat" to the country, a watchdog group on Monday filed a lawsuit alleging that President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by allowing his...

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The Latest: Trump meets with congressional leaders

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

'Net neutrality' foe Ajit Pai is new FCC head

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has picked a fierce critic of the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules to be chief regulator of the nation's airwaves and internet connections.

NJ Transit resumes rail service suspended after wire problem

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit and Amtrak have resumed train service in New Jersey.

Barchart Morning Call

OVERNIGHT MARKETS AND NEWS Mar E-mini S&Ps ( ESH17 -0.22% ) are down -0.19% and European stocks are down -0.35% at a 3-week low on concern over the Trump administration's trade policies. President Trump's inauguration speech Friday was... Read More

Chart of the Day

Univar (UNVR) is the Barchart Chart of the Day.  The chemical company has a Trend Spotter buy signal, a Weighted Alpha of 129.00+ and gained 121.76% in the last year.
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures finished Monday mixed and most contracts were within 1/4 cent of unchanged. Weekly export inspections for corn were a strong 963,897 MT, up about 6.8% week/week, and up 60.7% vs. the same week last year. Inspections for the current MY ar...
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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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