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Mon, Apr 23rd, 2018
AAK's Interim Report for the First Quarter 2018 - Record-high Operating Profit for a First Quarter

KARLSHAMN, Sweden , 23 April, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

GM, Korean union reach tentative agreement on wages, workers

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — General Motors said Monday that it has reached a tentative agreement with its South Korean labor union on measures to cut costs and allocate new car models to GM Korea factories....

GM : 37.61 (-0.42%)
Bloomberg gives $4.5M to UN climate body, softening US cuts

BERLIN (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is donating $4.5 million to the United Nations body that oversees climate change negotiations.

Eurozone interest rates could stay frozen well into 2019

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — When will the European Central Bank join the U.S. Federal Reserve and start raising interest rates? This much is clear: It won't be soon.

Construction robots weld, bolt, lift to beat worker shortage

TOKYO (AP) — Major Japanese construction company Shimizu Corp. has developed robots that can weld, lift and bolt for use at building sites.

SHMUY : 36.9100 (+0.44%)
Asian shares mostly lower, tracking tech sell-off on Wall St

Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Monday following Friday's steep slide in technology shares on Wall Street. Markets had only a muted reaction, if any, to North Korea's announcement that it would stop...

Korean Air heiresses to resign as smuggle probe widens

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Korean Air Lines said Monday that two daughters of its chairman will resign from their executive positions amid mounting public criticism over the women's behavior and allegations...

HRW: 'Men only' job ads show ongoing discrimination in China

BEIJING (AP) — A human rights group says gender discrimination is widespread in the Chinese work force, with many hiring advertisements openly calling only for male applicants and using the attractiveness...

Brands say Alibaba punished them for refusing exclusivity

SHANGHAI (AP) — It was looking like a banner year for business in China. The U.S. clothing company was expecting a 20 percent jump in online sales on Alibaba's Tmall, thanks to the e-commerce giant's...

BABA : 179.11 (-1.26%)
ADBE : 225.24 (-1.05%)
Report: Iran officially bans use of cryptocurrencies

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian newspaper says the country's Central Bank has officially banned the use of cryptocurrencies in financial transactions in order to "prevent crimes such as money laundering...

In Denver, trying to put a price on the value of a newspaper

DENVER (AP) — Across the street from the Colorado Capitol rises an 11-story building emblazoned with The Denver Post's logo. No reporters work out of the building any more, only executives of Digital...

Asian shares mostly lower, tracking tech sell-off on Wall St

Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Monday following Friday's steep slide in technology shares on Wall Street. Markets had only a muted reaction, if any, to North Korea's announcement that it would stop...

Kuwait says overnight fire at onshore oil rig now contained

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait's state-run oil company says it has contained a fire at an onshore oil rig in the country's southwestern oilfields.

Survey: Economists' outlook is sunny but not due to tax cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's business economists are sketching a bright picture for the coming months, with a survey finding that more of their companies foresee rising sales and expect to continue hiring...

Survey: Economists' outlook is sunny but not due to tax cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's business economists are sketching a bright picture for the coming months, with a survey finding that more of their companies foresee rising sales and expect to continue hiring...

Shanghai gets automated bank with VR, robots, face scanning

SHANGHAI (AP) — Missed paying dues on your Communist Party membership? There's a bank for that - and it's fully automated.

BAC : 30.26 (+0.27%)
At war with Alibaba: Top brands fight China e-commerce giant

SHANGHAI (AP) — The rivalry is so notorious it's been called the "great cat-and-dog war." On one side towers Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., China's e-commerce market leader, embodied by the black cat mascot...

BABA : 179.11 (-1.26%)
Foreign companies say Alibaba punishes them for refusing exclusive deals, a charge the Chinese e-commerce giant denies

SHANGHAI (AP) — Foreign companies say Alibaba punishes them for refusing exclusive deals, a charge the Chinese e-commerce giant denies.

'A Quiet Place,' 'Rampage' lead newcomers at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's another weekend of buzz versus pure star power at the box office as the word of mouth sensation "A Quiet Place" finds itself neck-and-neck again with Dwayne Johnson's "Rampage."...

VIA : 35.50 (-0.56%)
AMCX : 51.61 (-0.92%)
LGF.B : 23.88 (-2.33%)
Mexico's Pena Nieto optimistic on NAFTA overhaul talks

BERLIN (AP) — Mexico's president has said at a trade fair in Germany that he's optimistic about reaching a deal to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Barchart Morning Call

Overnight Markets and NewsJun E-mini S&Ps (ESM18 +0.06%) this morning are up +0.13% on optimism S&P 500 Q1 corporate earnings will continue to surprise to the upside.  General Electric is up 3% in pre-market trading after it reported Q... Read More

Chart of the Day

Wildhorse Resour (WRD)

The Chart of the Day belongs to WildHorse Resource Development (WRD).  I found the oil and gas stock by using Barchart to sort today's New 52 Week High list first for the highest Weighted Alpha, then I used the ...
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures closed the Friday session with 4 3/4 to 5 1/2 cent losses. Front month May was down 2.52% since last Friday. Friday’s CFTC Commitment of Traders report indicated spec funds in corn futures and options trimming their net long positi...
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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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