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Egypt president ratifies law imposing internet controls

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has ratified an anti-cybercrime law that rights groups say paves the way for censoring online media.

Trump says he 'won't let' social media target conservatives

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is accusing social media companies of "totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices" and says "we won't let that happen."

SINCLAIR BROADCAST SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: KAHN SWICK & FOTI, LLC REMINDS INVESTORS WITH LOSSES IN EXCESS OF $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. - SBGI

NEW ORLEANS , Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") and KSF partner, former Attorney General of Louisiana , Charles C. Foti, Jr. , remind investors that they have...

SBGI : 28.70 (-0.86%)
US regulators target Facebook on discriminatory housing ads

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal regulators are alleging that Facebook's advertising tools allow landlords and real estate brokers to engage in housing discrimination.

As Musk admits to job stress, Tesla's board may have to act

Elon Musk's erratic behavior was front and center again this week as the CEO of Tesla conceded that he's overwhelmed by job stress, pushing his electric car company's stock down and bringing pressure on...

Stocks jump as hopes rise for progress on China trade talks

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose late in the day Friday as investors welcomed signs of progress in resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China. The Wall Street Journal reported that the countries...

MRO : 19.83 (+2.64%)
SRE : 116.85 (+0.72%)
ADBE : 245.70 (-1.28%)
NVDA : 244.82 (-4.90%)
NFLX : 316.78 (-1.76%)
JCP : 1.79 (+1.70%)
M : 36.03 (+0.61%)
Weber Shandwick Receives Four IPG Inclusion Awards at 2018 Ceremony

NEW YORK , Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and marketing services firms, received four honors at Interpublic Group's annual IPG Inclusion...

IPG : 22.37 (-0.84%)
Birth control app highlights emerging health tech market

LONDON (AP) — The condom, the pill and now, the smartphone?

Purchase of GigaMedia Shares by CEO Cheng-Ming Huang

TAIPEI, Taiwan , Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- GigaMedia Limited (NASDAQ: GIGM) today announced that its Chief Executive Officer Cheng-Ming Huang a.k.a. James Huang has purchased a total of...

GIGM : 3.12 (+4.35%)
Inspired and the Pennsylvania Lottery Introduce Virtual Sports

NEW YORK , Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired Entertainment, Inc. ("Inspired") (NASDAQ: INSE) today announced the launch of Xpress Sports , a new range of Virtual Sports games available through...

INSE : 7.00 (-3.45%)
SGMS : 29.55 (-3.59%)
Pro Wrestler Kenny Omega Joins Team Razer

IRVINE, Calif. , Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Razer ™ , the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today announced its partnership with Kenny Omega, one of the highest rated professional...

RZZRY : 4.5300 (-1.31%)
Ally Financial to Present at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference

DETROIT , Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE: ALLY) Chief Financial Officer Jennifer LaClair will present at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference on Thursday,...

ALLY : 26.95 (-0.55%)
WWE Superstar Big Show Announced as Special Olympics' newest Global Ambassador

WASHINGTON , Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Special Olympics International announced today that Big Show, one of the most decorated WWE Superstars, will be named the newest Special Olympics Global...

WWE : 79.49 (+0.61%)
Redfin Report: Home Prices Up 5.3% in July, Continuing a Trend of Moderating Growth

SEATTLE , Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- (NASDAQ: RDFN) -- U.S. home-sale prices increased 5.3 percent year over year to a median of $307,400 in July, according to Redfin ( www.redfin.com...

RDFN : 17.19 (-0.75%)
IMT Vislink To Launch New Advent Satellite Communication Products At IBC 2018

AMSTERDAM , Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- xG Technology, Inc. ("xG" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: XGTI, XGTIW), whose brands are recognized as the global leaders in live video communications in the...

XGTI : 0.47 (+11.90%)
ITUS Corporation to Present at Next Generation Dx Summit

SAN JOSE, Calif. , Aug. 17, 2018   /PRNewswire/ -- ITUS Corporation (NASDAQ: ITUS) today announced that CEO, Dr. Amit Kumar , will be presenting at the Next Generation Dx Summit in Washington,...

ITUS : 3.86 (-1.53%)
Kroger rolls out driverless cars for grocery deliveries

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — At a time when big-box retailers are trying to offer the same conveniences as their online competitors, the biggest U.S. grocery chain is testing the use of driverless cars to...

New for 2019 - Flagship Restaurant with Local Favorites and Healthy Fare Coming to Worlds of Fun

KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Worlds of Fun will soon break ground on a 9,000 square foot restaurant that will seat more than 300 guests, making it the largest dining facility...

FUN : 53.00 (-0.69%)
Can Twitter change its 'core' and remain Twitter?

NEW YORK (AP) — After long resisting change, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey wants to revamp the "core" of the service to fight rampant abuse and misinformation. But it's not clear if changing that essence —...

GOOGL : 1,215.85 (-0.67%)
Legacy Reserves LP Announces Participation at the EnerCom Oil & Gas Conference

MIDLAND, Texas , Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Reserves LP ("Legacy") (NASDAQ: LGCY) announced today that Paul Horne , Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Dan Westcott , President...

LGCY : 4.74 (-2.87%)

Barchart Morning Call

Overnight Markets and NewsSep E-mini S&Ps (ESU18 -0.11%) this morning are down -0.09% and European stocks are down -0.10% as losses in technology stocks weigh on the overall market. Nvidia is down almost 4% in pre-market trading and Applied Materi... Read More

Chart of the Day

Clarus Corp (CLAR)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the sporting goods stock Clarus(OTC:CLAR). I found the stock by using Barchart to sort today's New 52 Week High list forst by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month, then I used the Flipc...
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Agricharts Market Commentary

Today's Commentary

Corn futures closed the day with fractional to 1 cent losses in most nearby contracts, as September was up 1.82% on the week. CFTC data on Friday showed spec traders trimming their net short position in corn futures and options by 4,743 contracts dur...
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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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