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Sun, Oct 21st, 2018
US home sales fell in September to slowest pace in 3 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales fell for the sixth straight month in September, a sign that housing has increasingly become a weak spot for the economy.

BAC : 28.32 (+0.25%)
China Advanced Construction Materials Receives NASDAQ Notice on Late Filing of its Form 10-K

BEIJING , Oct. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- China Advanced Construction Materials Group, Inc. (NASDAQ CM: CADC)   (the "Company" or "China AMC") , a construction company engaging in the production...

CADC : 2.75 (-31.25%)
US mortgage rates fall slightly; 30-year at 4.85 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates dipped slightly this week, taking a pause after weeks of steady increases stoked by rising interest rates.

Snapper Pro® Delivers Stand-On Mowers To The Market

MILWAUKEE , Oct. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation introduces two new commercial-grade Snapper Pro ® stand-on mowers, the SS100 and the SS200, to landscape contractors....

BGG : 16.91 (-1.34%)
Ferris® Adds Commercial Turf Care Products To The Lineup

MILWAUKEE , Oct. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Landscape professionals can now rely on Ferris ® for turf care product offerings. Briggs & Stratton Corporation is showcasing the new corrosion-resistant...

EPC : 45.47 (+2.64%)
BGG : 16.91 (-1.34%)
Limited Edition Ferris® IS® 3200 Midnight Mower Now Available

MILWAUKEE , Oct. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation is debuting the new Ferris ® IS ® 3200 Midnight limited edition commercial mower at GIE+EXPO to celebrate its 20...

BGG : 16.91 (-1.34%)
Las Vegas resident wins DIY Network Ultimate Retreat Giveaway 2018

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. , Oct. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Though she'd been dreaming of winning a home from HGTV and DIY Network for many years, Amanda Rodriguez was still shocked to learn the news that...

DISCK : 30.21 (+0.40%)
DISCB : 36.46 (+4.17%)
DISCA : 33.40 (+0.81%)
MasTec Schedules Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Oct. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MasTec, Inc. (NYSE: MTZ) today announced that it will release results of operations for the quarter ended September 30, 2018 after the market...

MTZ : 43.04 (-0.02%)
Insteel Industries Reports Fourth Quarter And Fiscal 2018 Financial Results

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. , Oct. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Insteel Industries, Inc. (NasdaqGS: IIIN) today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended September 29, 2018 ....

IIIN : 26.87 (-1.14%)
U.S. Concrete Announces Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Release And Conference Call Schedule

EULESS, Texas , Oct. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ:USCR) plans to release its third quarter 2018 results on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 6:00 a.m. Eastern Time . ...

USCR : 31.36 (-0.70%)
KBR Awarded Contract by Linggu Chemical Co. Ltd for an Ammonia Synthesis Unit in China

HOUSTON , Oct. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today that it has been awarded a contract by Linggu Chemical Co. Ltd (Linggu) for an ammonia plant in Yixing City, Jiangsu...

BBVA : 5.98 (+2.93%)
KBR : 19.70 (-2.28%)
Asia shares sag after retreat on Wall St, weaker Japan data

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares fell Thursday in Asia after a retreat on Wall Street driven by sell-offs of technology shares, homebuilders and retailers. A report of weaker Japanese exports in September underscored...

JPM : 107.91 (-0.17%)
HD : 179.85 (-0.33%)
TGT : 82.02 (-1.61%)
M : 32.34 (-0.22%)
IBM : 129.10 (-1.11%)
Century Communities announces Oct. 20 grand opening for Vistas at Eastgate in Layton

LAYTON, Utah , Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Century Communities , a top 10 U.S. home builder, announced today that homebuyers seeking family-friendly living in the historic city of Layton...

CCS : 21.48 (-4.15%)
Sherwin-Williams Declares Dividend of $0.86 per Common Share

CLEVELAND , Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) today announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.86 per common share, payable on...

SHW : 403.38 (-0.85%)
Burnham Holdings, Inc. Announces Third Quarter And Nine Months Results

LANCASTER, Pa. , Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Burnham Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets: BURCA), the parent company of multiple subsidiaries that are leading domestic manufacturers of boilers, and related...

BURCA : 15.2000 (unch)
Modine to Host Second Quarter Fiscal 2019 Earnings Conference Call on October 31, 2018

MOD : 12.44 (-1.74%)
MSA Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Webcast

PITTSBURGH , Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures, today...

MSA : 96.81 (-0.07%)
MSA Takes Safety to New Heights

PITTSBURGH , Oct. 17, 2018  /PRNewswire/ -- According to the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading...

MSA : 96.81 (-0.07%)
US housing starts sank 5.3 percent in September

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction fell 5.3 percent in September, a sign that recent hurricanes and rising mortgage rates may be weighing on the market.

HD : 179.85 (-0.33%)
As Wildfires Continue Across Western US, Environmental Health Experts Provide Advice on How to Help Keep Indoor Air Clear of Smoke

HELE : 120.51 (+0.32%)

Barchart Morning Call

Overnight Markets and NewsDec E-mini S&Ps (ESZ18 +0.37%) this morning are up +0.23% on positive carry-over from a rally in Chinese stocks along with strength in energy stocks with the price of Nov WTI crude oil (CLX18 +0.87%) up +0.61%. European s... Read More

Chart of the Day

Mccormick & Company Inc (MKC)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the food products company McCormick (MKC). I found the stock buy using Barchart to sort today's Top Stocks to Own list by the highest Weighted Alpha, then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts f...
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cmdty Insider - Ag Market Commentary

Today's Commentary

Corn futures ended the Friday session with most contracts 3 to 4 cents in the red. Nearby Dec wiped out all of last week’s gains, down 1.81% since last Friday. There was a little harvest pressure, and some garden variety profit taking after hit...
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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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