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Sun, May 27th, 2018
The Latest: Italy: President nixed Cabinet pick over markets

ROME (AP) — The Latest on the drawn-out process of forming Italy's new government (all times local):

Brazilian truckers strike enters its 7th day

SAO PAULO (AP) — A strike by Brazilian truckers that has caused shortages at gas stations and supermarkets across Latin America's biggest country entered a seventh day Sunday with no immediate solution...

'Solo' sputters in takeoff with $83.3M at box office

NEW YORK (AP) — In the largest disturbance yet in Disney's otherwise lucrative reign over "Star Wars," the Han Solo spinoff "Solo: A Star Wars Story" opened well below expectations with a franchise-low...

DIS : 102.20 (+0.09%)
Oral injuries lead to recall of Spam, other Hormel product

AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is recalling more than 228,000 pounds of Spam and another product made by Minnesota-based Hormel after four consumers complained about metal objects...

Auction of private lunch with Warren Buffett starts Sunday

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The bidding for a private lunch with investor Warren Buffett begins at the relative bargain of $25,000, but by the end of the week the price is likely to top $2 million again.

Ex-Arizona regulator charged with bribery heads to trial

PHOENIX (AP) — About six years ago, an elected Arizona utility regulator who is now accused of accepting bribes had $31,000 funneled to him from a water company owner and tried to get the owner to buy...

PNW : 78.39 (+0.47%)
Visa woes have summer businesses looking to Puerto Ricans

PHIPPSBURG, Maine (AP) — Frustrated by red tape and visa limits on foreign workers, tourism businesses from Maine to Missouri are turning to Puerto Ricans who are fleeing a shattered economy and devastation...

Huge lightning storms in UK disrupt travel at London airport

LONDON (AP) — British meteorologists said thousands of lightning strikes hit the U.K. during a powerful overnight thunderstorm, and a London-area airport reported flight disruptions Sunday after an aircraft...

Vacant for decades, Detroit's train station may get new life

DETROIT (AP) — The last train left Michigan Central Station 30 years ago and it has stood vacant ever since, a hulking embodiment of Detroit's long decline from America's manufacturing engine to its...

F : 11.51 (-0.95%)
Court: Gov't violated privacy law for defrauded students

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal court has ruled that the Education Department violated privacy laws with regard to students defrauded by the Corinthian for-profit college chain.

Empty stores, shuttered gas posts in Brazil truckers' strike

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A truckers' strike in Brazil left a patchwork of empty gas stations and barren supermarket shelves Saturday as drivers appeared unmoved by the government's threats to use force...

Thousands across France protest Macron's 'brutal' policies

PARIS (AP) — Thousands of protesters marched under tight security in eastern Paris on Saturday after French labor unions, left-wing political parties and civil rights groups called for "floods of people"...

Putin and Abe discuss Kuril Islands, WWII peace treaty

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met in Moscow on Saturday for talks that included resolving a dispute over four Pacific islands and eventually signing...

Pint-sized Rhode Island taps into regional craft beer boom

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Vermont produces more craft beer per capita than any other state. Maine ranks third for breweries per capita nationwide. Boston has beer gardens across from City Hall and under...

Amid anti-immigrant sentiment, some Spanish speakers wary

PHOENIX (AP) — Until recently, Lilly Mucarsel has spoken Spanish just about everywhere since arriving in the United States from Ecuador three decades ago: at the library, the movies, the grocery store....

Egypt's top court orders temporary suspension of YouTube

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has ordered the suspension for one month of video-sharing website, YouTube, and others sharing a video found to be insulting the Muslim Prophet Mohammed.

APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot mode sped up before crashing

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Tesla that crashed while in Autopilot mode in Utah this month accelerated in the seconds before it smashed into a stopped firetruck, according to a police report obtained by The...

Broadcom's Tan, CBS's Moonves among highest-paid CEOs

Here are the highest-paid CEOs for 2017, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.

DISCA : 22.34 (-0.62%)
The highest-paid CEOs by state

Here are the top-paid CEOs by state for 2017, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.

PepsiCo's Nooyi, Ventas's Cafaro among top-paid female CEOs

Here are the 10 highest-paid female CEOs for 2017, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.

SYF : 35.61 (-0.81%)
LMT : 320.80 (-1.70%)
DUK : 75.81 (+0.09%)

Barchart Morning Call

Overnight Markets and NewsJun E-mini S&Ps (ESM18 -0.01%) this morning are up +0.16% and European stocks are up +0.39% as North Korean geopolitical risks eased after North Korea said it is still willing to resume negotiations with the U.S. even ... Read More

Chart of the Day

Exponent Inc (EXPO)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to Exponet (EXPO).  I found the consulting firm stock by using Barchart to sort today's Top Stocks to Own list first for the most frequent number of new highs in the last mo...
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures ended the Friday session with gains of 1 to 2 3/4 cents in the front months. July was up 3 1/2 cents on the week. CFTC data showed speculators adding 8,298 contracts to their net long position in corn futures and options to 199,970 in th...
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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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