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The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending December 4, 2016:

Scientists develop robotic hand for people with quadriplegia

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists have developed a mind-controlled robotic hand that allows people with certain types of spinal injuries to perform everyday tasks such as using a fork or drinking from a cup.

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending December 4, 2016:

Q&A: A look at Trump's call to cancel new Air Force 1

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that he would cancel Boeing's contract to build a new fleet of presidential aircraft to replace the aging Reagan-era models that currently...

Snow geese deaths from mine pit number in the thousands

BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — Montana mine officials say it's likely that several thousand migrating snow geese died after landing in the toxic waters of the pit mine last week.

Pence to talk to conservative group at Trump's new DC hotel

NEW YORK (AP) — Vice President-elect Mike Pence will deliver a speech on Tuesday night to a conservative group at Donald Trump's new Washington D.C. hotel, raising anew conflict of interest questions...

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

iBook charts for week ending December 4, 2016 (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher ):

US indexes turn higher, helped by phone company stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks turned slightly higher in mid-afternoon trading Tuesday, helped by shares of telecommunications companies such as Verizon and AT&T, while the rest of the market remained mostly...

Money for Trump Tower security part of stopgap spending bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are tacking on money for security around Trump Tower in New York and funds for health care for retired coal miners to a stopgap spending bill that would avoid a government...

High court sides with Samsung in patent dispute with Apple

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court unanimously sided with smartphone maker Samsung on Tuesday in its high-profile patent dispute with Apple over design of the iPhone.

Survey: Parents binge on media, say they're good role models

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Parents spend more than nine hours a day with TVs, computers and other screen devices while also giving themselves high marks as role models for their children's media use, according...

Energy report: Bad news for those already struggling to pay

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — While last year's lower fuel prices helped to reduce the gap between what struggling Connecticut families can afford to pay for energy and what they actually paid, there are concerns...

The Latest: Tribal leader tells pipeline foes to leave camp

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the protest against the Dakota Access oil pipeline (all times local):

Google hits renewable energy goal in quest to pare pollution

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is crossing a milestone in its quest to reduce pollution caused by its digital services that devour massive amounts of electricity.

Mom loses benefits after status of 4 kids changed to dead

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island mother says she lost her child care voucher when the state's new benefits computer system mistakenly changed the status of her four children from living to dead....

Pipeline delays cost builder millions, risking contract loss

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The completion of the Dakota Access oil pipeline has been delayed after the U.S. Army declined to grant an easement for the final few thousand feet under a Missouri River reservoir...

The Latest: NTSB blames crew fatigue for fatal train crash

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on a hearing into the cause of a 2014 train collision in northern Arkansas that killed two Union Pacific employees (all times local):

Brexit case sees starkly different views of UK constitution

LONDON (AP) — U.K. Supreme Court judges were presented with starkly contrasting views of Britain's largely unwritten constitution Tuesday, as they considered whether government or Parliament has the...

SeaWorld cutting 320 jobs in restructuring

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. is eliminating 320 jobs across its 12-park company.

Supreme Court upholds broad power to curb insider trading

WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with the government in a legal clash over the nation's insider trading laws, a victory for prosecutors seeking to curb corruption on Wall...

Barchart Morning Call

OVERNIGHT MARKETS AND NEWS Dec E-mini S&Ps ( ESZ16 +0.03%) are little changed, up +0.05%, as a -0.85% decline in Jan WTI crude oil ( CLF17 -1.08% ) weighs on energy producing stocks. Crude oil is under pressure on concern over whether... Read More

Chart of the Day

Exterran (EXTN) is the Barchart Chart of the Day.  The oil field machinery company has a Trend Spotter buy signal, a Weighted Alpha of 79.43% and gained 33.19% in he last year.
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures are mostly 2 or 3 cents higher at midday.  Private exporters reported to the USDA 276,000 MT of corn sold to South Korea for 2016/17 delivery.  The US Dollar Index is up more than 400 points on the session after a more than 700...
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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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