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Sat, Apr 29th, 2017
Experts: Long road ahead for Trump offshore drilling order

President Donald Trump's executive order seeking to find new ocean expanses in the Atlantic and the Arctic for offshore drilling isn't likely to reach its goals anytime soon, but instead will kick off...

Analysis shows declining engagement with Trump's tweets

WASHINGTON (AP) — His "FAKE NEWS" tweets don't rocket like they once did. His exclamation points (!) don't excite quite the same old way.

Trump to spend Day 100 in office talking tough on trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is marking his 100th day in office by talking tough on trade.

US economy expanded at weakest pace in 3 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy turned in the weakest performance in three years in the January-March quarter as consumers sharply slowed their spending. The result fell far short of President Donald...

Hacker threatens to release stolen copies of Netflix series

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A hacker claims to have stolen the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black," and that the video streaming service pay an unspecified ransom to prevent all...

Coca-Cola: Philadelphia's tax on sweetened drinks is hurting

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Coca-Cola says Philadelphia's new tax on sweetened drinks is seriously hurting their business in the city.

Trump will zero in on trade agreements during 100th day

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will spend his 100th day in office talking tough on trade in one of the states that delivered his unlikely win.

FirstAtlantic Financial Holdings, Inc. Reports First Quarter Results

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. , April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstAtlantic Financial Holdings, Inc. (OTCQX: FFHD), today reported net income of $726,000 or $.12 per common share for the first quarter...

FFHD : 13.0000 (+0.78%)
IBM THINK Exhibit 2017 Highlights IBM Korea's 50 Years of Working with Clients to Make the World Better

SEOUL, South Korea , April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --   IBM (NYSE: IBM ) is celebrating its 50 th anniversary in Korea by highlighting its contribution to the Korean technology industry...

IBM : 160.29 (-0.02%)
EQUITY ALERT: Khang & Khang LLP Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against BofI Holding, Inc. and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm

IRVINE, Calif. , April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Khang & Khang LLP (the "Firm") announces the filing of a class action lawsuit against BofI Holding, Inc. ("BofI Holding" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:...

BOFI : 23.89 (-3.51%)
Buses torched, roads blocked, clashes during Brazil strike

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Protesters lit buses on fire, blocked roads and clashed with police on Friday during a general strike that brought transportation to a halt in many cities across Latin America's...

West Coast dockworkers to vote on deal seeking labor peace

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dockworkers were given the chance Friday to vote on a new contract extension that could provide long-term labor peace at West Coast seaports, where in recent years work slowdowns...

Federal energy regulator says she won't seek new term

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the two remaining members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission says she will not seek a second term, a move that could leave the five-member panel with a single commissioner...

Review: Coal terminal would boost global climate-warming gas

SEATTLE (AP) — A coal-export terminal proposed in Washington state would increase cancer risks for some residents, make rail accidents more likely and add millions of metric tons of climate-changing...

Louisiana bank failure is costliest since financial crisis

Regulators on Friday seized New Orleans-based First NBC Bank in the costliest bank failure since the financial crisis, with cleanup costs estimated at .

HBHC : 46.70 (-1.06%)
IBM Channel Leaders to Present at Channel Focus North America Conference

ARMONK, N.Y. , April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM ) today announced that Chris Rimer , Vice President of North American Business Partner Ecosystem, IBM Cloud, and Jamie Mendez...

IBM : 160.29 (-0.02%)
2nd company shuts oil, gas wells after fatal Colorado blast

DENVER (AP) — A second petroleum company said it would shut down and inspect wells after a fatal house explosion near a gas well in Colorado, although investigators have not said whether the well was...

IBM Research Video Spotlight: Cognitive Methane Measurement

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. , April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of interdisciplinary IBM (NYSE: IBM ) Research scientists are building and testing a cognitive methane measurement technology that...

IBM : 160.29 (-0.02%)
Regional rail service resumes after Amtrak power problem

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Service on a regional rail line serving suburban Philadelphia has been restored an hour after Amtrak power problems halted trains during big events including the NFL Draft and the...

Bladex Files Annual Report on Form 20-F

PANAMA CITY , April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. ("Bladex" or "the Bank") (NYSE: BLX) announced today that the Bank filed its annual report on Form 20-F...

BLX : 28.68 (+0.24%)

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

Main Street Capital (MAIN) is the Barchart Chart of the Day.  The business development company has a Trend Spotter buy signal, a Weighted Alpha of 29.64+, gained 29.15% in the last month and paid a 5.56% dividend.
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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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