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Wed, Jan 18th, 2017
Trump pick to lead EPA has spotty state environmental record

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President-elect Donald Trump's choice to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency first took office as Oklahoma's attorney general, he disbanded the unit responsible for protecting...

Trump's Commerce nominee has business ties around globe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unlike his soon-to-be boss, the choice for commerce secretary has agreed to divorce himself from a vast financial empire.

VW will appeal court order to buy back customer's diesel car

BERLIN (AP) — Volkswagen says it will appeal against a court's decision that it should buy back a German customer's diesel car.

World stocks mixed as dollar regains footing after slide

HONG KONG (AP) — World stocks were mixed Wednesday following a sharp correction in the dollar that sapped investor enthusiasm.

Safenames Boosts Network Security with Level 3's DDoS Mitigation Services

Déjà-Boom: boomerang kids collide with retirement goals of boomer parents

TD survey reveals pre-retirees feel retirement savings are being torpedoed by the younger generation

Ethoca & FICO Partner to Improve End-to-End CNP Fraud Management Capabilities for Card Issuers

TORONTO and SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Ethoca , the industry standard for collaboration-based technology solutions that enable card issuers and online merchants to increase...

Japan hotel chain under fire over denial of Rape of Nanking

TOKYO (AP) — A fast-growing Japanese hotel chain is facing criticism over a book penned by the hotel's owner that says the Rape of Nanking was fabricated.

Concentric Announces Impact of Restructuring Plans to Align its Resources to the Lower Activity Levels

SKÅNES FAGERHULT, Sweden , Jan 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

Invitation to Electrolux Q4 Presentation

STOCKHOLM, Sweden , Jan 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

Seoul court considers arrest of Samsung de facto head

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court is considering whether to approve the arrest of Samsung Electronics vice chairman Lee Jae-yong, one of the country's wealthiest business leaders, on charges...

Invitation to Press and Analyst Conference in Stockholm

GÖTEBORG, Sweden , Jan 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

Business group: China preparing to retaliate on trade

BEIJING (AP) — China is preparing to retaliate if U.S. President-elect Donald Trump raises duties on Chinese goods and already has toughened its stance, an American business group said Wednesday.

Innodisk Introduces The World's Smallest Embedded RAID 1 Solution

TAIPEI, Taiwan , Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Innodisk, the service-driven provider of flash, memory and peripheral modules for industrial and embedded systems has introduced the world's smallest...

California finishes safety review of wells after blowout

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California natural gas storage facility where a blowout spewed methane for nearly four months has completed a safety review required to resume operations, though it might never return...

UN report: Asian growth outlook bright despite uncertainty

BANGKOK (AP) — A United Nations report says Asia's economic outlook for 2017 is strong despite slowing global growth due to sluggish international trade and investment.

For driverless cars, a moral dilemma: Who lives or dies?

BOSTON (AP) — Imagine you're behind the wheel when your brakes fail. As you speed toward a crowded crosswalk, you're confronted with an impossible choice: veer right and mow down a large group of elderly...

AP PHOTOS: Chilean dreams of rescuing box camera photography

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Luis Maldonado is the last remaining photographer in the main square of the Chilean capital still using a wooden box camera.

William Hilliard, former Oregonian editor, dies at 89

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — William A. Hilliard, who became the first black reporter at The Oregonian newspaper and later its editor in a pioneering 42-year career, has died at age 89.

Asian stocks directionless, dollar steadies after slide

HONG KONG (AP) — Most Asian stock indexes lacked direction Wednesday following a sharp correction overnight in the dollar that sapped investor momentum.

Barchart Morning Call

OVERNIGHT MARKETS AND NEWS Mar E-mini S&Ps ( ESH17 -0.30% ) are down -0.50% and European stocks are down -0.76% at a 2-week low. Stocks and the dollar sold-off after comments from President-elect Trump raised concerns over a trade war... Read More

Chart of the Day

IntraWest Resorts (SNOW) is the Barchart Chart of the Day.  The mountain and adventure resort company has a Trend Spotter buy signal, a Weighed Alpha of  141.20+ and gained 136.69% in the last year.
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures settled mostly 7 higher on Tuesday, benefitting from continued losses on the US Dollar chart. March 17 futures closed at their highest price since October 27. Private exporters reported to the USDA an export sale to unknown destinations ...
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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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