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Wed, Dec 7th, 2016
Nobel economics winner Hart worried about Trump's econ plans

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Nobel economics prize laureate Oliver Hart says he's not impressed by President-elect Donald Trump's plans for the U.S. economy.

6 ways to keep phone charges low during international travel

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — It's a sure-fire way to dampen the holiday cheers: Spend a week on a dream vacation abroad, then come back to find an additional several hundred dollars on your cellphone bill....

Abbott Seeks to Terminate Alere Acquisition

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) has filed a complaint to terminate its proposed acquisition of Alere based on the substantial loss in Alere's value following the...

ECB seen expanding stimulus amid Trump, Italy uncertainties

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Faced with weak growth and inflation across the 19-country eurozone, the European Central Bank is expected to extend its stimulus program for at least another six months when...

SAFM SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of a Class Action Involving Sanderson Farms, Inc. and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of December 27, 2016

NEW YORK , Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Law Offices of Vincent Wong announce that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the USDC for the Southern District of New York on behalf...

German companies pull advertising from US website Breitbart

BERLIN (AP) — Several large German companies are pulling ads from news and opinion website Breitbart due to concerns about its content.

PPC SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of a Class Action Involving Pilgrim's Pride Corporation and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of December 19, 2016

NEW YORK , Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Law Offices of Vincent Wong announce that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the USDC for the District of Colorado , Denver Division...

FleishmanHillard Transforms Media Relations Practice

ST. LOUIS , Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- FleishmanHillard (FH) is rolling out a new comprehensive media relations practice that will promote storytelling across all regions and communications...

UK unions secure commitment from Tata Steel to keep jobs

LONDON (AP) — Steel unions say they've secured a commitment from Tata Steel to keep jobs and production at its Port Talbot plan in Wales.

US employers post fewer jobs, though openings stay healthy

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers posted fewer jobs in October than the previous month, but job openings are still at a mostly healthy level that points to steady hiring ahead.

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces an Investigation Into Whether the Sale of Universal American Corp. to WellCare Health Plans, Inc. is Fair to Shareholders -- UAM

NEW YORK , Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by Levi & Korsinsky, LLP:

OPB INVESTOR ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of a Class Action Involving Opus Bank and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of December 27, 2016

NEW YORK , Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Law Offices of Vincent Wong announce that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the USDC for the Central District of California on behalf...

Compugen Announces Key Highlights from R&D Day

HOLON, Israel , December 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

ADPT INVESTOR ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of a Class Action Involving Adeptus Health Inc. and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of December 27, 2016

NEW YORK , Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Law Offices of Vincent Wong announce that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the USDC for the Eastern District of Texas on behalf of...

IBM Debuts Blockchain Ecosystem To Help Accelerate Growth of Networks on Hyperledger Fabric

ARMONK, N.Y. , Dec. 7 ,  2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Blockchain has the potential to transform the way industries conduct business transactions. This will require a complete ecosystem of industry players...

Hain Celestial Announces Executive Appointments

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. , Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: HAIN), a leading organic and natural products company with operations in North America , Europe ...

Rhinomed and the Linde Group Team up to Transform Australian Sleep Market

MELBOURNE, Australia , Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Australian innovator Rhinomed (ASX:RNO) is seeking to transform the way consumers view sleep by teaming up with sleep giant The Linde Group through...

Innovation or monopoly? AT&T, Time Warner CEOs defend deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The CEOs of AT&T and Time Warner told Congress that the merger of the two media and communications giants will benefit Americans and boost competition in cable, rather than quash it....

Grain lower, livestock mixed

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

Whirlpool Corporation Breaks Ground on Latest Ohio Wind Power Generation Project at its Marion Manufacturing Facility

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. , Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation is breaking ground today on a project to build three wind turbines to help power its Marion, Ohio manufacturing facility....

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

Exterran (EXTN) is the Barchart Chart of the Day.  The oil field machinery company has a Trend Spotter buy signal, a Weighted Alpha of 79.43% and gained 33.19% in he last year.
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures are trading 1 to 2 cents lower this morning after fractional gains on Tuesday. Export news gave the market a lift. Private exporters reported to the USDA 276,000 MT of corn sold to South Korea for 2016/17 delivery. US ethanol exports for...
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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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