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Fri, Jul 28th, 2017
The Latest: Speaker Ryan 'frustrated' by Senate health vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican-pushed legislation to repeal Obama's health care law (all times local):

Amid transfer boom, UEFA eyes stricter club spending rules

GENEVA (AP) — In another European summer of lavish transfer deals, it can seem that UEFA has given up trying to curb clubs' excessive spending.

Britain lifts laptop ban on some flights from Turkey

LONDON (AP) — Britain on Friday eased a ban on laptops and tablets in airline cabins, lifting the prohibition on some flights from Turkey.

APNewsBreak: Penalties for Yellowstone workers in misconduct

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — As many as 10 workers in Yellowstone National Park's maintenance division will be disciplined after an investigation found female employees being subjected to sexual harassment...

Grain higher, livestock lower

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

US stocks follow other global markets lower

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks followed other markets lower on Friday after Amazon and several other big companies reported quarterly results that underwhelmed investors. Health care stocks fell, but by...

Defense lawyer: Shkreli would lose $65 million if convicted

NEW YORK (AP) — A defense lawyer says former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli would lose a $65 million stake in a drug company he founded if he's convicted at his securities fraud trial.

US employment costs grew slower in second quarter

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wages and benefits paid to U.S. civilian workers grew more slowly in the second quarter.

Markets Right Now: Stocks start lower as retailers drop

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):

Exxon 2Q profit doubles from a year ago but misses forecasts

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Exxon Mobil Corp. cut spending on oil exploration, helping boost earnings to $3.35 billion in the second quarter, doubling its historically low profit of a year ago.

XOM : 79.01 (-2.25%)
GOP blame-game begins after Senate sinks health care drive

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican finger-pointing commenced after the Senate's dark-of-night defeat of the GOP's flagship effort to repeal much of the Obama health care law in a startling vote that dealt...

US economy expanded at stronger 2.6 percent rate in Q2

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy revved up this spring after a weak start to the year, fueled by a surge in consumer spending. But the growth spurt still fell short of the optimistic goals President...

Croatian taxis protest Uber at height of tourism season

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Hundreds of Croatian taxi drivers protested Friday against Uber services, disrupting traffic at the height of the tourist season in the Adriatic country.

Spanish train crashes in Barcelona station; 53 hospitalized

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A Spanish commuter train crashed into a buffer early Friday at a station in northeastern Barcelona, tossing passengers to the floor and sending 53 people to the hospital, officials...

Government revises GDP growth up slightly over past 3 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — The economy performed slightly better over the past three years than previously believed, thanks in part to a boost from how the government accounts for gasoline sales. Despite the...

WMT : 79.74 (-0.05%)
Stock markets slide as tech earnings underwhelm

HONG KONG (AP) — Global stocks slid on Friday as underwhelming earnings from Amazon and Twitter weighed on technology companies.

NSANY : 20.0500 (-1.43%)
RNLSY : 17.9200 (-4.53%)
US economy expanded at 2.6 percent rate in April-June period, more than doubling first quarter growth

WASHINGTON (AP) — US economy expanded at 2.6 percent rate in April-June period, more than doubling first quarter growth.

Court raises chances of diesel bans in German city

BERLIN (AP) — A court opened the door on Friday for possible bans on older diesel cars in the German city of Stuttgart, a major auto industry center, upholding a complaint by an environmental group.

Strong demand helps American Airlines beat Street in 2Q

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines' second-quarter results beat most expectations thanks to strong demand for tickets.

Foxconn deals requires Wisconsin to act soon on tax breaks

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Rust Belt state that built a manufacturing legacy through assembly-line jobs will have to quickly transition to a more highly skilled workforce now that Foxconn has selected Wisconsin...

Barchart Morning Call

OVERNIGHT MARKETS AND NEWS Sep S&P 500 E-mini stock futures ( ESU17 -0.27% ) this morning are trading mildly lower by -0.2% on carry-over weakness from European stocks and from an -2.8% pre-market sell-off in ( AMZN -0.65%... Read More

Chart of the Day

Chart of the Day

Applied Optoelectronics (AAOI) is a repeat Barchart Chart of the Day. The optical fiber company has a Trend Spotter buy signal, a Weighted Alpha of 619.60+ and gained 679.67% in the last year.
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures are trading fractionally lower this morning. They closed Thursday with most contracts a penny to 2 1/4 cents in the green, backing off earlier gains of 4-5 cents. Weekly corn shipments totaled 894,280 MT, a 14.2% decrease from a week ago...
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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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