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Wed, Dec 7th, 2016
Ally Surprises Miami-Area Kids with New Bikes for the Holidays

MIAMI , Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ally Financial today joined with local nonprofit organizations to build and donate bikes to Miami children for the holidays. The bike building event was...

Vanda Pharmaceuticals Settles Fanapt® Patent Litigation with Apotex

WASHINGTON , Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanda Grants Apotex a license to sell generic Fanapt ® beginning November 2027

Blueprint Medicines Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Shares of Common Stock

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. , Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Blueprint Medicines Corporation (NASDAQ: BPMC), a leader in discovering and developing targeted kinase medicines for patients with genomically defined...

Alaska Airlines settles lawsuit against Virgin America deal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alaska Airlines has removed its last major hurdle to buying Virgin America.

Congress cracks down on "bots" that snap up concert tickets

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama that could make it easier to get tickets to popular shows, sports events and concerts.

Key Energy Services Announces Confirmation of Consensual Plan of Reorganization

HOUSTON , Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As previously disclosed, on October 24, 2016 , Key Energy Services, Inc. (OTC-PINK: KEGXQ) ("Key" or the "Company") and certain of its domestic subsidiaries...

Trump chooses former WWE exec McMahon for small business

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is adding former wrestling executive Linda McMahon to his Cabinet as leader of the Small Business Administration.

Trian, hungry for more, takes a bigger bite of Wendy's

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wendy's shares rose nearly 5 percent after Trian Fund Management increased its stake in the burger chain.

PNM Files 2018 General Rate Case

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. , Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- PNM Resources' (NYSE: PNM) New Mexico utility, PNM, today filed with the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (NMPRC) its request for an increase...

CME Group Inc. Declares Annual Variable Dividend of $3.25 per Share

CHICAGO , Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CME) today declared its annual variable dividend, amounting to $3.25 per share.  The dividend is payable January 13, 2017 ,...

Pennsylvania levels $3.5 million fine against gas driller

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania environmental regulators have fined a natural-gas driller more than $3.5 million for violations at 10 well sites and six pipeline locations.

Illinois Gov. Rauner signs bill sparing 2 nuclear plants

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner approved a plan Wednesday that will provide billions of dollars in subsidies to Exelon Corp. to keep two unprofitable nuclear plants from closing prematurely....

Ellington Financial LLC Reports Estimated Book Value Per Share As Of November 30, 2016

OLD GREENWICH, Conn. , Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellington Financial LLC (NYSE: EFC) ("Ellington Financial" or the "Company") today announced that its estimated book value per common share as of...

Packaged seafood company exec charged in price-fixing probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior executive with Bumble Bee Foods, LLC, has agreed to plead guilty in a price-fixing scheme, federal prosecutors said Wednesday in announcing a continuing investigation into...

EU official hopeful for trade deal under Trump presidency

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior European Union official on Wednesday expressed hope that the incoming Trump administration will continue talks on a comprehensive free trade agreement with Europe.

Wolf Popper LLP Announces Investigation of Fraud Claims on Behalf of Investors in Universal Health Services, Inc.

NEW YORK , Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolf Popper LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of investors in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS), resulting from a news story issued...

Tailored Brands, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2016 Third Quarter And Nine Month Results

FREMONT, Calif. , Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Tailored Brands, Inc. (NYSE: TLRD) today announced consolidated financial results for the fiscal third quarter ended October 29, 2016 .

Trying to discern Trump policy: He's been on both sides

Lawmakers are trying to discern what antitrust policy might look like in the Trump administration.

Pampa Energía Announces Corporate Intragroup Reorganization

AP source: Trump to tap Oklahoma AG Pruitt to head EPA

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, a source close to Pruitt said Wednesday.

Barchart Morning Call

OVERNIGHT MARKETS AND NEWS Dec E-mini S&Ps ( ESZ16 +0.01%) are up +0.02% and European stocks are up +1.01% at a 7 -1 /4 month high on optimism the ECB will prolong QE. Expectations are for the ECB at its monthly meeting tomorrow to extend its... Read More

Chart of the Day

Codorus Valley Bancorp (CVLY) is the Barchart Chart of the Day.  The Northeast savings bank has a Trend Spotter buy signal, a Weighted Alpha of 56.48+ and gained 40.24% in the last year.
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures ended Wednesday mostly 2 1/2 cents lower, but thinner Dec16 lost just a half penny.  Daily average ethanol production rose to 1.023 million barrels per day last week, about 105 million bushels of corn equivalent. Ethanol stocks rose...
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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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