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Tue, Sep 18th, 2018
How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Stocks closed higher on Wall Street Tuesday as investors shrugged off the latest escalation of trade tensions between the U.S. and China.

Stocks end higher as traders shrug off new China-US tariffs

Once again, Wall Street's jitters over the escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China proved to be short-lived.

GIS : 44.13 (-7.62%)
FDX : 241.58 (-5.53%)
MRO : 21.50 (+3.02%)
The Latest: Trump says he's just getting started on trade

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S.-China trade war (all times local):

Nexeo, Union Pacific rise; Oracle, FedEx stumble

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

NXEOU : 12.00 (+14.29%)
FDX : 241.58 (-5.53%)
HAL : 39.16 (+1.16%)
UNP : 163.70 (+4.46%)
Judge: Georgia has stalled in face of voting system risks

ATLANTA (AP) — As Georgia's top elections official runs for governor, a federal judge said the state has stalled too long in the face of "a mounting tide of evidence of the inadequacy and security risks"...

Markets Right Now: Markets shrug off trade and end higher

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):

Researchers find hints of Israeli spyware around globe

LONDON (AP) — Researchers an increasingly notorious brand of Israeli surveillance software is being used further afield than previously known, with possible infections detected around the globe.

Paving its future: Ferrari unveils wide-ranging new plans

MARANELLO, Italy (AP) — Ferrari is paving its way to future growth with a look to its roots.

Visa, Mastercard in new settlement of credit card fee suit

NEW YORK (AP) — Visa and Mastercard said Tuesday they will pay $6.2 billion to settle part of a long-running lawsuit brought by merchants over fees on credit card transactions.

V : 147.63 (+0.99%)
MA : 220.05 (+1.65%)
Tesla says it has turned over documents to feds

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla Inc. has turned over documents to the U.S. Justice Department after statements by CEO Elon Musk about taking the company private, the electric car maker confirmed Tuesday.

ACLU: Facebook allows gender-biased job ads on its platform

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is allowing job ads on its platform that exclude women, according to the American Civil liberties Union.

European nations plan to use more hydrogen for energy needs

BERLIN (AP) — Dozens of European countries are backing a plan to increase the use of hydrogen as an alternative to fossil fuels to cut the continent's carbon emissions.

Trade war escalates as China announces tariffs on US imports

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S.-China trade war escalated further Tuesday, with China announcing retaliatory tax increases on $60 billion worth of U.S. imports, including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals....

AAPL : 218.24 (+0.17%)
SunTrust's online banking difficulties enters third day

NEW YORK (AP) — Customers of the large regional bank SunTrust are experiencing a third day of outages and difficulties from its online banking services, a particular problem for its customers in North...

Bill Gates calls for more global education assessments data

SEATTLE (AP) — Bill Gates is rallying behind school quality in developing nations with a push for more assessment data, a new initiative that links the Microsoft co-founder's signature U.S. education...

Renault-Nissan to use Android system in its dashboards

DETROIT (AP) — The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, one of the world's top-selling automakers, has decided to go with Google's Android operating system to run its dashboard information and entertainment...

GM : 35.10 (+0.23%)
AAPL : 218.24 (+0.17%)
GOOGL : 1,167.11 (+0.63%)
HMC : 29.69 (+2.45%)
Essity Continues the Optimization of its Production in the United States

STOCKHOLM , Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

ESSYY : 26.2800 (-0.72%)
Too much screen time? New phone controls for you and kids

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple and Google want to help you spend less time on their phones — really. Like that time you checked Facebook at 3 a.m. Stats don't lie.

GOOGL : 1,167.11 (+0.63%)
Will flying cars take off? Japan's government hopes so

TOKYO (AP) — Electric drones booked through smartphones pick people up from office rooftops, shortening travel time by hours, reducing the need for parking and clearing smog from the air.

NSANY : 19.3500 (+1.68%)
ALNPY : 7.1600 (+6.07%)
TM : 125.03 (+2.08%)
Cybersecurity firm: More Iran hacks as US sanctions loomed

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian government-aligned group of hackers launched a major campaign targeting Mideast energy firms and others ahead of U.S. sanctions on Iran, a cybersecurity...

Barchart Morning Call

Overnight Markets and NewsDec E-mini S&Ps (ESZ18 +0.13%) this morning are up +0.20% and European stocks are up +0.12% at a 2-week high as global markets rally on watered-down U.S. tariffs on China. Markets initially declined late yesterday when Pr... Read More

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Tesla Inc (TSLA)

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cmdty Insider - Ag Market Commentary

Today's Commentary

Corn futures are trading fractionally lower this morning. They ended the Monday session with most contracts 3 to 4 cents in the red. December posted a new life of contract low. The weekly Export Inspections report showed US corn shipments for the wee...
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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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