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Sun, Nov 19th, 2017
Santa's in town? You need an appointment this year

NEW YORK (AP) — Santa Claus may be coming to town, but you'll need a reservation to see him.

APNewsBreak: Neurologist faces sex allegations in 3 states

A prominent neurologist, already charged with groping patients at a Philadelphia clinic, is facing a growing number of accusations that he preyed on especially vulnerable pain patients at medical facilities...

Mixed signals sent on fate of tax bill's health provision

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of President Donald Trump's top economic advisers sent mixed signals Sunday on the fate of a health care provision in the Senate version of a $1.5 trillion measure to overhaul business...

TransCanada sends more crews to Keystone pipeline leak

AMHERST, S.D. (AP) — TransCanada Corp. says the company has sent additional crews and equipment to the site of a 210,000-gallon oil spill from its Keystone pipeline in South Dakota.

Treasury chief a Bond villain? Mnuchin OK with comparison

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday he had no idea that a photo of him and his wife posing with a sheet of newly printed money would go viral.

EU official backs Spain in fight against Catalan secession

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Catalonia's secessionist push is nothing short of a "disaster" that the European Union will work to impede in support of a unified Spain, the European Commission's president said...

15 dead, 5 hurt in a stampede for food aid in Morocco

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — A stampede in a southern Moroccan village left at least 15 people dead and five others injured Sunday as food aid was being distributed, the Interior Ministry said.

Air Force awards $50M contract to research cybersecurity

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded a nearly $50 million contract to a defense contractor to research ways to protect weapons systems from cyberattacks.

Insider Q&A: Health data helps doctors pick drugs

Tightly-controlled studies used to test the safety and effectiveness of new drugs don't always tell the whole story of how well a drug works for the thousands and sometimes millions who later take it.

European cities battle fiercely for top agencies leaving UK

BRUSSELS (AP) — Brexit is still well over year away but two European cities on Monday will already be celebrating Britain's departure from the European Union.

GOP's Sasse likes tax bill, but won't call it key to 2018

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse says Republican leaders are overstating how much passing tax-cut legislation can protect their party in next year's elections.

Muni bond Friday update: 10-year yield increases

A look at the AP Municipal Bond Index for Friday, Nov. 17:

Family sues after child, 5, killed in rotating restaurant

ATLANTA (AP) — The family of a 5-year-old boy killed when he became caught in a rotating Atlanta restaurant is suing the company, saying it failed to prevent a "longstanding safety hazard."

Designer Azzedine Alaia, known for clingy style, dies

PARIS (AP) — Tunisian-born designer Azzedine Alaia, a fashion iconoclast whose clingy styles helped define the 1980s and who dressed famous women from Hollywood to the White House, has died.

Washington state delays Dungeness crab season

SEATTLE (AP) — Officials in Washington state say they're delaying the start of Dungeness crab season by two weeks because of harmful algae.

New US weather satellite launched from California

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — An advanced U.S. weather satellite designed to improve the accuracy of extended forecasts has been launched into polar orbit from California.

Ukraine detains man wanted for 2004 murder of Forbes editor

MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine's intelligence agency said Saturday it has detained a man wanted for the high-profile murder of an American journalist in Russia 13 years ago.

Widow of Grateful Dead's longtime lawyer auctions rare items

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The widow of the Grateful Dead's longtime lawyer is auctioning off treasures from their long strange trip with the psychedelic rock-and-roll band.

Unions: Power plant contractors violating Navajo labor laws

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Unions that represent Navajo workers in New Mexico say tribal members are being passed over for jobs at a power plant on the reservation in violation of Navajo labor laws.

Winners and losers under the Senate tax overhaul proposal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The ultra-wealthy, especially those with dynastic businesses — like President Donald Trump and his family — do very well under a major Republican tax bill moving in the Senate,...

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

D R Horton (DHI) is the Barchart Chart of the Day.  The home builder has a Trend Spotter buy signal, a Weighted Alpha of 77.13+ and gained 68.46% in the last year.
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures closed Friday with most contracts 4 – 6 1/2 cents higher, as Dec came back to only lose a half cent on the week. Pre-weekend profit taking gets some of the credit. The CFTC report on Friday showed the spec funds holding a new recor...
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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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