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Tue, Jul 25th, 2017
With Jimmy Choo, Michael Kors finds shoes to match its bags

LONDON (AP) — In a bid to burnish its brand image, American bag and accessories maker Michael Kors is buying luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo in a deal worth $1.35 billion (896 million pounds).

US consumer confidence at 16-year high

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers gained confidence this month, with more Americans pleased by current conditions and more hopeful about the future.

Nielsen to count viewers for Hulu, YouTube live TV services

NEW YORK (AP) — Nielsen will begin to tabulate how many people get their live TV from Hulu and YouTube, giving media companies and advertisers a better idea of how many people now stream broadcast networks...

GM 2Q net earnings fall on loss from sale of European unit

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors' second-quarter net profit fell more than 40 percent as the carmaker lost money on the sale of its European unit and took charges for restructuring in India and selling...

GM : 36.08 (+0.73%)
PUGOY : 21.2900 (+1.61%)
Raytheon enhances cyber threat hunting with CyberSponse automation tools

LAS VEGAS , July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company will integrate the CyberSponse security platform to automate threat detection and response for its managed services customers. This technology...

RTN : 170.47 (+0.60%)
It's True: Parents Count Down Days Until Kids Are Back In School…and Frito-Lay Rewards Them For Surviving The Summer Craze

PLANO, Texas , July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --   In just a few short weeks, parents will be transitioning from hectic summer schedules to the familiar routine of the school year… much to the...

PEP : 116.50 (+0.32%)
US stocks rise to records, despite rare stumble for tech

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks mostly rose in Tuesday morning trading as corporate profits continue to come in even bigger than analysts expected. McDonald's and Caterpillar were among the big companies...

MRO : 12.35 (+3.96%)
The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Home Price NSA Index Sets All Time High For Sixth Consecutive Month

NEW YORK , July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices today released the latest results for the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices. Data released...

SPGI : 154.85 (+0.04%)
Grain mixed, livestock mixed

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

CSRA's Larry Prior Joins CEO Coalition to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

FALLS CHURCH, Va. , July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  CSRA Inc. (NYSE:CSRA) announced today its President and CEO Larry Prior  has joined the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ - a growing...

CSRA : 33.52 (+0.12%)
SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Notifies Shareholders of Class Action Against Lexmark International, Inc. (LXK) & Lead Plaintiff Deadline: September 19, 2017

NEW YORK , July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC notifies investors that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Lexmark International, Inc....

LXK : 40.49 (+0.02%)
BMW to build electric Mini in Oxford despite looming Brexit

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany's BMW will make the electric version of its Mini compact cars at its factory in Oxford, England, a decision that comes at a time when automakers are scrutinizing investment...

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Increased in July

NEW YORK , July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index ® , which had declined marginally in June (a downward revision), improved in...

NLSN : 39.32 (-1.28%)
RYU Apparel Announces Closing of Short Form Prospectus Offering

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RYU : 86.62 (-0.41%)
Toys "R" Us Canada selects Cineplex Digital Media's Digital Signage and Kiosks for New Concept Store

TORONTO , July 25, 2017 /CNW/ - (TSX: CGX) – Today Cineplex Digital Media ("CDM") announced that it has been selected to install an in-store digital signage and kiosk network for Toys "R" Us'...

John Hancock introduces new Variable Universal Life Insurance with Vitality

BOSTON , July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock today launched a new Protection variable universal life product, Protection VUL that offers significantly lower premiums and cash value growth...

MFC : 20.72 (+1.77%)
Tri-way Industries Ltd. Raises Consumer Awareness

GUANGZHOU, China , July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

SIAF : 2.4500 (-3.92%)
Washington Redskins Name PepsiCo Exclusive Beverage And Snack Partner

LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. and PURCHASE, N.Y. , July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Washington Redskins and PepsiCo today announced a long-term partnership making PepsiCo the official and exclusive non-alcoholic...

PEP : 116.50 (+0.32%)
US home prices reach record high for 6th straight month

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices reached a new high in May for the sixth straight month, raising fears of another housing bubble roughly a decade after a previous one burst.

Markets Right Now: Stocks open higher on Wall Street.

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):

CAT : 113.92 (+5.31%)

Barchart Morning Call

OVERNIGHT MARKETS AND NEWS Sep S&P 500 E-mini stock futures ( ESU17 +0.25%) this morning are trading slightly higher with support from a solid +1.07% rally in the Euro Stoxx 50 index. European stocks are higher on positive overnight European... Read More

Chart of the Day

Chart of the Day

BWX Technologies (BWXT) is the Barchart Chart of the Day.  The precision parts company has a Trend Spotter buy signal, a Weighted Alpha of 42.67+ and gained 45.82% in the last year.
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures are trading 2 to 4 cents lower this morning after an initial overnight rally on declining crop conditions fizzled. They closed Monday a penny to 2 3/4 cents lower in most contracts. The USDA Crop Progress report showed 67% of the crop wa...
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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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