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Wed, Jan 18th, 2017
Universal Health Services, Inc. Announces Dividend

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. , Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that its Board of Directors voted to pay a cash dividend of $0.10 per share on ...

LyondellBasell announces planned leadership changes

Yellen: Expect Fed to gradually hike rates over next 3 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says she expects the Fed to raise its benchmark interest rate several times a year through 2019, as it moves closer toward to its economic goals of...

Owner of counterfeit lenses firm gets prison in federal case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 30-year-old man who admitted illegally importing and selling counterfeit contact lenses across the U.S. without a prescription has been sentenced in Las Vegas to nearly four years...

EnerSys Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results Conference Call

READING, Pa. , Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS) the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications will host a conference call to discuss the Company's third...

Federal study on Dakota Access pipeline to move forward

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge said Wednesday he won't keep the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline's disputed crossing...

US stock indexes stay stuck; bond yields and dollar rise

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market hasn't been this boring in years.

Ford finally gets to publicly celebrate signing SHR

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Almost a full year after signing Stewart-Haas Racing, Ford Performance is finally able to celebrate its new addition.

Adobe and CoLucid Pharma edge higher while Target skids

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday:

Cohen & Steers Reports Fourth Quarter 2016 Diluted EPS Of $0.56, Or $0.48 As Adjusted; Full Year 2016 Diluted EPS Of $2.00, Or $1.85 As Adjusted

How major US stock market indexes fared on Wednesday

The Standard & Poor's 500 remained at a near standstill Wednesday, the ninth day in a row that it has failed to move by even 0.4 percent, up or down. That's its longest streak of listlessness since the...

In break with Trump, EPA pick says climate change isn't hoax

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that climate change is real, breaking with both the president-elect and his own past statements.

The Latest: Federal study on pipeline to move forward

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on disputes over the construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota (all times local):

Summit Hotel Properties Appoints Daniel P. Hansen To Chairman

AUSTIN, Texas , Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --   Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE: INN) (the "Company") today announced that the Board of Directors has appointed President and Chief Executive...

IGT Wins Seven-Year Contract To Provide Video Lottery Terminals, Central System, Site Controllers, Games And Operational Services To Svenska Spel In Sweden

LONDON , Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC (NYSE:IGT) announced that its subsidiary, IGT Canada Solutions ULC (with International Game Technology PLC, hereinafter "IGT"...

BD Announces Webcast of Annual Meeting of Shareholders

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. , Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE:BDX), a global medical technology company, announced today that it will host a live webcast of its Annual...

CIT Declares Quarterly Dividend

NEW YORK , Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per common share on its outstanding...

Nielsen's top programs for Jan. 9-15

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Jan. 9-15. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.

Netflix's shrinking DVD service faces uncertain future

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix's video streaming service is booming while its steadily shrinking DVD-by-mail business has turned into an afterthought.

Study illustrates Facebook's growth as campaign news source

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton voters had different media diets, but a study finds common ground in Facebook as an important news source — even if their individual feeds bore little...

Barchart Morning Call

OVERNIGHT MARKETS AND NEWS Mar E-mini S&Ps ( ESH17 +0.03%) are up +0.06% ahead of data on U.S. Dec consumer prices and industrial production, while European stocks are down -0.16% ahead of Thursday's ECB meeting and any indications from the... Read More

Chart of the Day

Chemed (CHE) is the Barchart Chart of the Day.  The hospice care and home service company had a Trend Spotter buy signal, a Weighted Alpha of 27.76+ and gained 19.81% in the last year.
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures are mostly steady at midday. Mexico is planning to import at least 20% more corn over the next marketing year. The EIA report is scheduled to come out tomorrow, pushed back by the short week. National average corn price was at 3.30 1/2 l...
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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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