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Tue, Dec 12th, 2017
Austria: 1 dead, 21 hurt in explosion at natural gas plant

BERLIN (AP) — An explosion Tuesday at a major natural gas facility near Austria's border with Slovakia left one person dead and 21 injured, and caused some gas flow disruptions to other countries, authorities...

Ex-CFO of 'Soup Nazi' inspired company admits to tax evasion

NEW YORK (AP) — The former chief financial officer for a company licensing recipes from the real-life chef who inspired the "Soup Nazi" character on "Seinfeld" has admitted to tax evasion.

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US wholesale prices up 0.4 percent in November

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prices at the wholesale level rose 0.4 percent in November and 3.1 percent over the past year. It was the biggest annual jump in nearly six years and reflected a big spike in the price...

German union calls for strike by pilots at Ryanair

BERLIN (AP) — A union called Tuesday on German-based pilots at budget airline Ryanair to strike in a dispute over pay and conditions, though it says there will be no walkouts in the days around Christmas....

Italian prosecutors seek to shelve Hacking Team breach case

LONDON (AP) — A legal document obtained by The Associated Press says that Italian prosecutors want to drop their investigation into the 2015 breach of surveillance company Hacking Team, leaving a question...

NTSB to issue probable cause of El Faro's sinking

Federal accident investigators on Tuesday will determine the probable cause of the sinking of the cargo ship El Faro, the worst maritime disaster for a U.S.-flagged vessel in decades that resulted in the...

US wholesale prices up 0.4 percent in November, led by big spike in gasoline prices

WASHINGTON (AP) — US wholesale prices up 0.4 percent in November, led by big spike in gasoline prices.

Le Pen's party charged with alleged EU funds misuse

PARIS (AP) — The party of French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has been charged with allegedly misusing European Parliament funds to pay parliamentary aides who did political work for the National Front....

World stocks turn higher as investors eye Fed decision

TOKYO (AP) — World stocks turned higher in European trading hours on Tuesday as investors looked ahead to a slew of central bank decisions, including the Federal Reserve, which was expected to raise...

Macron's climate summit in Paris finds new money, tech help

PARIS (AP) — World leaders, investment funds and energy magnates promised Tuesday to devote new money and technology to slow global warming at a summit in Paris that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will...

EU lawmaker: UK Brexit negotiator is "undermining trust"

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top Brexit legislator is criticizing British negotiator David Davis for his comments that last week's agreement between the EU and Britain was merely "a statement...

The Latest: Macron hosts leaders in global warming battle

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the climate summit taking place in Paris (all times local):

Follow the money: investors lead charge on climate change

BERLIN (AP) — An international summit Tuesday to mark the second anniversary of the Paris climate agreement has drawn world leaders, celebrities, companies and environmental groups to the French capital,...

Amid Amazon competition, Westfield malls sold for $15.7B

PARIS (AP) — The owner of Westfield shopping centers is being bought by French property investor Unibail-Rodamco for $15.7 billion as shop retailers struggle to keep up with the move to online sites...

WFGPY : 12.8550 (+0.12%)
WFD : 7.90 (+3.00%)
Romania: 1,000 protest tax changes that could slash wages

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Some 1,000 workers have staged an anti-government protest in the Romanian capital against a tax overhaul which could lead to wage cuts.

Kentucky craft brewers reusing bourbon barrels

BARDSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A charred oak barrel can only be used once to create bourbon whiskey. But some of Kentucky's craft brewers are proving that used barrels can be put to good use.

UK inflation rises to highest level since March 2012

LONDON (AP) — Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will have to write a letter to Britain's Treasury chief explaining why inflation in the country is running by more than a percentage point above target...

Admin says big revenue from GOP tax plan; analysts less rosy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican tax plan will deliver a swift adrenaline shot to the economy that will send hundreds of billions pouring into federal tax coffers, the Trump administration asserts in...

Workers to discuss harassment suit against restaurant chain

BOSTON (AP) — Five female kitchen workers in Boston are detailing a sexual harassment lawsuit they're filing against a national restaurant chain.

Homeless in Rio skyrockets, creating tensions, violence

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — One night about a year ago, Leandro Mota Generoso was sleeping on a street in downtown Rio de Janeiro when he felt something jagged strike his face.

Barchart Morning Call

OVERNIGHT MARKETS AND NEWS Mar E-mini S&Ps ( ESH18 +0.07%) this morning are up +0.03% and European stocks are higher by +0.15% as gains in energy stocks lead the overall market higher. Jan WTI crude oil ( CLF18 +0.83%) is up +0.62% at a... Read More

Chart of the Day

Chart of the Day

Red Rocks Resorts (RRR) is the Barchart Chart of the Day.  The gamong company has a Trend Spotter buy signal, a Weoghted Alpha of 57.24+ and gained 37.80% in the last year.
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures are trading fractionally higher this morning. They ended the Monday session with most contracts 2 to 4 cents lower, pressured by another week of low export inspections. Open interest showed some net new selling, up 9,011 contracts in the...
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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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