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Fri, Nov 24th, 2017
Risky stalemate as science battles human fears at Fukushima

ONAHAMA, Japan (AP) — More than six years after a tsunami overwhelmed the Fukushima nuclear power plant, Japan has yet to reach consensus on what to do with a million tons of radioactive water, stored...

Consumer watchdog head names a successor, and Trump does too

NEW YORK (AP) — The director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau resigned Friday and named his own successor, leading to an open conflict with President Donald Trump — who announced a different...

Reporter's Notebook: Fukushima face-lift masks morass inside

OKUMA, Japan (AP) — Above ground, the tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant has had a major face-lift since the 2011 disaster. Inside and underground remains largely a morass.

Retailers work to attract shoppers to stores on Black Friday

NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers worked hard to attract shoppers to stores on Black Friday, offering in-person deals meant to counter the ease of shopping by phone on Amazon.

JCP : 3.26 (+0.62%)
ADBE : 184.46 (+0.85%)
WMT : 96.62 (+0.22%)
HAS : 94.65 (-0.40%)
AMZN : 1,186.00 (+2.58%)
TGT : 55.88 (-2.80%)
M : 21.07 (+2.13%)
BBY : 57.00 (+0.90%)
JWN : 40.96 (-0.49%)
The Latest: Macy's says it's fixed gift, credit card issue

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Black Friday (all times local):

HAS : 94.65 (-0.40%)
AMZN : 1,186.00 (+2.58%)
JWN : 40.96 (-0.49%)
BBY : 57.00 (+0.90%)
WMT : 96.62 (+0.22%)
ADBE : 184.46 (+0.85%)
LB : 48.36 (-0.90%)
JCP : 3.26 (+0.62%)
M : 21.07 (+2.13%)
TGT : 55.88 (-2.80%)
S African company pulling out of natural gas to liquid fuels

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Low oil prices and a volatile market are prompting a South African energy and chemical company to drop plans for an $11 billion to $14 billion U.S. plant to convert natural gas to...

Poland to phase out Sunday shopping by 2020

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's lawmakers on Friday approved a law that will phase out Sunday shopping by the year 2020 despite criticism that it may eliminate thousands of jobs.

Macy's and Hess jump while Bonanza Creek sinks

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

GPS : 29.64 (+1.61%)
BCEI : 28.38 (-11.70%)
TEVA : 13.70 (+1.63%)
FITB : 28.20 (-0.77%)
Judge blocks Pennsylvania's demand for $200M from insurer

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's cash-strapped state government has lost round one in its effort to shut down a state-created medical malpractice insurer of last resort if it does not hand over...

IIROC Trading Resumption - MMO; CRU; KR

VANCOUVER , Nov. 24, 2017 /CNW/ - Trading resumes in:

KR : 22.98 (-0.69%)
Mountain Province Diamonds Announces Extension of Lenders' Waiver

Shares Issued and Outstanding: 160,245,166 TSX and NASDAQ: MPVD

MPVD : 2.85 (+1.67%)
Recalls this week: Ikea chests and dressers, carabiners

Ikea is relaunching a recall of 17.3 million chests and dressers, which are prone to tipping if not properly anchored. Other recalled consumer products include carabiners used for linking harnesses and...

Shoppers snag Black Friday deals amid sparse mall crowds

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Shoppers found a little more room to navigate Black Friday deals as online shopping led to thinner crowds at a mall in downtown Anchorage.

More stock records as technology and energy companies rise

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks set more records in quiet post-holiday trading Friday as technology companies again did much of the heavy lifting. Energy companies rose with the price of oil.

MRO : 15.13 (+1.68%)
GPS : 29.64 (+1.61%)
AMZN : 1,186.00 (+2.58%)
M : 21.07 (+2.13%)
US appeals court orders halt on natural gas pipeline in Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — A city facing long odds of stopping section of a $2 billion natural gas pipeline from being built there was handed a victory this week when a federal appellate court issued an emergency...

How major US stock indexes fared on Friday

U.S. stocks set more records in quiet post-holiday trading Friday as technology companies again did much of the heavy lifting. Energy companies rose with the price of oil.

US demands visits with oil executives jailed in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — U.S. diplomats are demanding that Venezuela give them immediate access to jailed oil executives who hold American passports.

Cascades launches a transportation electrification program for its employees

SAINT-HYACINTHE, QC , Nov. 24, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Cascades today launched a pilot transportation electrification project for its employees. To encourage them to reduce greenhouse gas emissions...

CAS : 0.41 (-18.00%)
Markets Right Now: Energy, tech lead stock gains

The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):

MRO : 15.13 (+1.68%)
HES : 44.40 (+2.19%)
Kroger Introduces Television and Radio Ads to Amplify Awareness of Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Initiative

CINCINNATI , Nov. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced it has introduced television and radio ads in 191 media markets across the U.S. to increase awareness of its...

KR : 22.98 (-0.69%)

Barchart Morning Call

OVERNIGHT MARKETS AND NEWS Dec E-mini S&Ps ( ESZ17 +0.26%) this morning are up +0.24% at a new record nearest-futures high and European stocks are up +0.77% at a 1 -1 /2 week high on optimism in the global economic outlook after the German... Read More

Chart of the Day

Chart of the Day

Golden Entertainment (GDEN) is the Barchart Chart of the Day.  The Gaming company has a Trend Spotter buy signal, a Weighted Alpha of 196.96+ and gained 176.89% in the last year.
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures closed the day with losses of 1 to 2 cents on the limited post-Thanksgiving. This morning's USDA Export Sales report indicated 17/18 sales of 1.08 MMT for the week of November 16. That was an increase of 13.83% over last week, but still ...
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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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