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Wed, Jul 18th, 2018
Buyers worry they'll lose tax credit while waiting on Tesla

DETROIT (AP) — In March of 2016, Keith Reynolds flew from California to Atlanta so he could claim his spot in line at 4 a.m., and get a three-hour head start on his West Coast competitors.

GM : 40.06 (+0.07%)
US stocks waver; transports rise but energy companies slip

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are mixed in early trading Wednesday as energy companies fall with the price of oil, but industrial companies including railroads and airlines climb after a round of strong...

UNP : 140.27 (+1.45%)
UAL : 77.29 (+6.43%)
MS : 50.74 (+3.17%)
BRK.B : 197.89 (+3.93%)
GOOGL : 1,204.97 (-0.67%)
The Latest: Industry, experts divided over EU fine on Google

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the EU's fine against Google (all times local):

GOOGL : 1,204.97 (-0.67%)
UK investigators probe Russian access to Facebook data

LONDON (AP) — British authorities looking into inappropriate use of data gathered by political consultant Cambridge Analytica from millions of Facebook users say some of the systems that accessed the...

Ford recalls 550K vehicles that can roll away unexpectedly

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling about 550,000 cars and SUVs in North America to fix a gearshift problem that could cause the vehicles to roll away unexpectedly.

Markets Right Now: A mixed start for stocks on Wall Street

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

US housing starts tumbled 12.3 percent in June

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. homebuilders sharply curtailed the pace of construction in June as housing starts plummeted 12.3 percent.

EU fines Google a record $5 billion over mobile system

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union fined Google a record $5 billion Wednesday for using the market dominance of its Android mobile operating system to force handset makers to install Google apps, reducing...

AAPL : 190.15 (-0.68%)
GOOGL : 1,204.97 (-0.67%)
Elon Musk apologizes for calling cave rescue diver a 'pedo'

BANGKOK (AP) — Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile, saying he spoke in anger but was wrong to do so.

US optimism pushes stock markets mostly higher

SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets mostly rose Wednesday, spurred by the U.S. Federal Reserve's positive assessment of the U.S. economy and signs that industrial production is steady.

JNJ : 128.16 (-0.74%)
SCHW : 53.41 (+1.00%)
Morgan Stanley 2Q profits jump 39 percent, helped by trading

NEW YORK (AP) — Investment bank Morgan Stanley said its second-quarter profits rose by 39 percent from a year ago, driven by another strong performance in trading and investment banking, as well as a...

MS : 50.74 (+3.17%)
Morgan Stanley posts profit of $1.30 a share, tops estimates

NEW YORK (AP) — Morgan Stanley says second-quarter net income totaled $2.44 billion.

MS : 50.74 (+3.17%)
South Korea slashes jobs outlook, downgrades growth forecast

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's government dramatically cut its outlook on the job market while slightly lowering its growth forecast Wednesday, boding ill for President Moon Jae-in's jobs-first...

Swiss drugs giant Novartis says profit up as spinoff looms

GENEVA (AP) — Novartis says net profit rose 3 percent in the second quarter amid strong growth for some of its top products, as the Swiss pharmaceuticals giant moves to spin off its Alcon eye-care business....

APNewsBreak: Twitter suspended 58 million accounts in 4Q

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter suspended at least 58 million user accounts in the final three months of 2017, according to data obtained by The Associated Press. The figure highlights the company's newly aggressive...

Lessons for next US financial crisis from 3 key ex-officials

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three officials who played vital roles in combating the 2008 financial crisis say they worry that the painful lessons from the banking system's near-collapse a decade ago may be forgotten....

FNMA : 1.3450 (+0.37%)
Lessons for next US financial crisis from 3 key ex-officials

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three officials who played vital roles in combating the 2008 financial crisis say they worry that the painful lessons from the banking system's near-collapse a decade ago may be forgotten....

FNMA : 1.3450 (+0.37%)
Asian stocks rise as solid US performance lifts spirits

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets climbed higher on Wednesday as a sweep of positive news from Wall Street and beyond boosted confidence in the U.S. economy.

UNH : 253.33 (+1.21%)
HUM : 317.27 (+1.08%)
NFLX : 373.78 (-1.50%)
JNJ : 128.16 (-0.74%)
SCHW : 53.41 (+1.00%)
Man suspected in California serial rapes drove for Lyft

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ride-sharing company Lyft said Tuesday that it's investigating how a former driver now charged in a series of rapes passed a background check even though federal immigration officials...

Japan, EU sign trade deal to eliminate nearly all tariffs

TOKYO (AP) — The European Union and Japan signed a landmark deal on Tuesday that will eliminate nearly all tariffs on products they trade.

Barchart Morning Call

Overnight Markets and NewsSep E-mini S&Ps (ESU18 -0.04%) this morning are up +0.01% at a 5-1/2 month high and European stocks are up +0.63% at a 1-month high. A rally in automakers is leading the overall market higher after people with knowledge o... Read More

Chart of the Day

Lonestar Resources US Inc (LONE)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs Lonestar Resources (LONE). I found the oil and gas stock by using Barchart to sort today's Top Stocks to Own list first for the highest Weighted Alpha, then I used the Flipchart feature to review the charts ...
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Agricharts Market Commentary

Today's Commentary

Corn futures are trading 1 to 1 1/2 cents higher this morning. They were up 2 to 4 1/2 cents on Tuesday. Preliminary open interest was up 1,946 contracts on new buying interest. The 6-10 day outlook shows odds drier than normal conditions for the thr...
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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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