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Fri, Nov 17th, 2017
Franklin Antonio, UC San Diego alumnus and Qualcomm co-founder, gives $30M toward new campus engineering building

LA JOLLA, Calif. , Nov. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of California San Diego alumnus and Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) co-founder Franklin Antonio is donating $30 million to...

QCOM : 66.35 (+0.36%)
MasTec Senior Management to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse Investor Conferences in Florida

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Nov. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- MasTec, Inc. (NYSE: MTZ) today announced that its senior management will be presenting at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2017 Leverage Finance...

MTZ : 40.30 (+0.12%)
US home construction reaches strongest pace in a year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Construction of new homes climbed 13.7 percent in October, the biggest jump in a year as builders broke ground on more apartments and single-family houses.

CNH Industrial New Holland, Pennsylvania, USA plant achieves Bronze Level designation in World Class Manufacturing

LONDON , Nov. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) announces that its New Holland Agriculture manufacturing facility, located in the brand's birthplace and namesake...

CNHI : 12.52 (-1.11%)
U.S. Concrete Completes Acquisition of Polaris Materials Corporation

EULESS, Texas , Nov. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ: USCR) ("U.S. Concrete") and Polaris Materials Corporation (TSX: PLS) ("Polaris") are pleased to announce the closing of...

USCR : 77.50 (+0.52%)
Highlights of House, Senate GOP bills to overhaul tax code

The House passed a nearly $1.5 trillion tax bill that differs from legislation approved by the Senate Finance Committee. A comparison of the Republican-written measures:

Highlights of House, Senate GOP bills to overhaul tax code

The House passed a nearly $1.5 trillion tax bill that differs from legislation approved by the Senate Finance Committee. A comparison of the Republican-written measures:

Texas county sues chemical plant owner over fires, blasts

DALLAS (AP) — The county that's home to Houston has asked a state court to order safeguards and fine the owner of a chemical plant that partially exploded during Hurricane Harvey.

ARKAY : 123.0675 (+0.59%)
The Home Depot Declares Third Quarter Dividend Of 89 Cents

ATLANTA , Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Home Depot ® , the world's largest home improvement retailer, today announced that its board of directors declared a third quarter cash dividend of...

HD : 167.55 (+0.03%)
Homeowners: Expect Plumbing Problems after Thanksgiving

HOUSTON , Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --   Every year shoppers go to new lengths to be first in line for Black Friday shopping. While shoppers prepare to camp out at a storefront overnight, plumbers...

CNA : 53.67 (-1.03%)
CPYYY : 8.5800 (-1.62%)
Greeks clean up, mourn after floods kill 16; 4 still missing

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Rescue crews scoured floodwaters Thursday for residents missing after flash floods cut a swathe of destruction near the Greek capital, killing at least 16 people and tossing cars...

DARKSTAR VENTURES Established a New Company Bengio Urban Renewal Specializes in Building Reinforcement or Reconstruction in Israel

JERUSALEM , November 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

MDU Resources Increases Dividend for 27th Consecutive Year

BISMARCK, N.D. , Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE: MDU) board of directors today increased the company's quarterly common stock dividend to 19.75 cents per share,...

MDU : 26.84 (-0.15%)
US homebuilder sentiment rises in November

U.S. homebuilders are feeling more optimistic this month, reflecting a recent rebound in sales of newly built homes.

Modine Presents ECO-Branded Coolers At SIFA

RACINE, Wis. , Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Modine Manufacturing Company (NYSE: MOD), presented its ECO-branded coolers at the three-day Salon Interprofessionnel du Froid et de ses Applications...

MOD : 22.30 (+1.59%)
Rebuilding Together Restores Harris County Three Months Post-Hurricane Harvey

HOUSTON , Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The local Houston affiliate of the national non-profit Rebuilding Together has a plan to help Harris County homeowners reclaim their lives three...

SPB : 112.65 (+2.88%)
MSA CFO Kenneth Krause Recognized with 2017 CFO of the Year Award

PITTSBURGH , Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenneth Krause, Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety (NYSE: MSA), has been recognized...

MSA : 79.33 (-0.06%)
Home is Where the Shag Carpet is? Outdated Design Styles Linger as Dining Rooms Evolve

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. , Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Home design trends change constantly, and sometimes not fast enough. While many of us anticipate the trending paint colors of the year, and keep...

TMHC : 23.53 (+1.64%)
Leonardo da Vinci's Christ painting sells for record $450M

NEW YORK (AP) — A painting of Christ by the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci sold for a record $450 million (380 million euros) at auction on Wednesday, smashing previous records for artworks sold...

M.D.C. Holdings' Presentation At The Citi 2017 Basic Materials Conference To Be Webcast Live

DENVER , Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: MDC) announced today that it will webcast a presentation being made at the Citi 2017 Basic Materials Conference on Wednesday,...

MDC : 33.84 (+1.26%)

Barchart Morning Call

OVERNIGHT MARKETS AND NEWS Dec E-mini S&Ps ( ESZ17 -0.06% ) this morning are down 0.06% on concern Special Counsel Mueller's criminal investigation between Trump campaign officials and Russia is deepening. Two people familiar with the matter... Read More

Chart of the Day

Chart of the Day

Salesforce.Com (CRM) is the Barchart Chart of the Day.  The computer software company has a Trend Spotter buy signal, a Weighted Alpha of 43.61+ and gained 33.65% in the last year.
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures are trading 1 to 1 1/2 cents higher after ending the Thursday trade session with most contracts 1 to 2 cents lower. Thursday morning’s USDA Export Sales report indicated export shipments of 417,468 MT for the week ending November 9...
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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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