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Wed, Jun 20th, 2018
Child safety group issuing annual list of unsafe summer toys

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston-based consumer watchdog group is issuing its annual summer safety report flagging toys it says pose a danger to children.

Xiaomi: A Chinese startup out to challenge Google, Amazon

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Xiaomi, a Chinese startup that helped pioneer the trend toward ultra-low-priced smartphones, is preparing for what would be the biggest initial public offering since e-commerce...

GOOGL : 1,184.07 (+0.46%)
AMZN : 1,750.08 (+0.88%)
AAPL : 186.50 (+0.44%)
Asian stocks mostly up despite underlying US-China tension

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets mostly rose Thursday as concern fades over the trade tensions between the U.S. and China. Uncertainty remains, but the original tariff threats made earlier in the week...

VIA : 35.65 (+3.63%)
NFLX : 416.76 (+2.91%)
SBUX : 52.22 (-9.07%)
Face scans for international travelers at Florida airport

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida's busiest airport is becoming the first in the nation to require a face scan of passengers on all arriving and departing international flights, including U.S. citizens, according...

Australian Senate delivers $106 billion in income tax cuts

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister achieved an important political victory on Thursday when the Senate passed personal income tax cuts worth 144 billion Australian dollars ($106 billion)...

Instagram unveils new video service in challenge to YouTube

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook's Instagram service is loosening its restraints on video in an attempt to lure younger viewers away from YouTube when they're looking for something to watch on their smartphones....

UK's May defeats Brexit rebels, but divisions still reign

LONDON (AP) — The British government saw its flagship Brexit legislation pass through Parliament on Wednesday, but remains locked in a tussle with lawmakers over the direction of the country's departure...

Beer may lack fizz in Europe amid carbon dioxide shortage

LONDON (AP) — No beer at this time of year?

Net neutrality backers fume as California bill watered down

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California legislation that was billed as one of the nation's most aggressive efforts to revive net neutrality was watered down during a tense legislative hearing Wednesday,...

Venezuela president boosts minimum wage as inflation soars

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's president says he is again raising the minimum wage, though it still will be below the equivalent of $2 a month as inflation soars in the crisis-stricken country....

Lawmakers approve family leave, sales tax, $15 minimum wage

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts lawmakers swiftly approved a compromise bill Wednesday that could keep proposals on paid leave, the minimum wage and a reduction in the sales tax from going before voters...

Canada PM can't imagine Trump damaging US with auto tariffs

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday he can't imagine President Donald Trump will make good on his threat to impose new tariffs on Canadian autos entering the...

American expects back to normal operations at regional unit

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines says a regional affiliate should run close to a normal operation Thursday after canceling 2,750 flights in the past week because of a computer problem.

The Latest: Deal on family leave, sales tax, minimum wage

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a compromise bill that could remove three hotly contested questions from the November ballot (all times local):

Airlines ask US not to put migrant children on flights

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and United Airlines said Wednesday that they asked the Trump administration not to use their flights to carry migrant children who were separated from their parents by...

UAL : 74.07 (+1.47%)
Ex-CIA employee pleads not guilty to hacking tool leak

NEW YORK (AP) — A former CIA employee pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges he stole classified information about the agency's hacking abilities and gave it to WikiLeaks.

Report finds industrial chemicals more toxic than thought

WASHINGTON (AP) — A family of industrial chemicals turning up in public water supplies around the country is even more toxic than previously thought, threatening human health at concentrations seven...

Feds: Engine crack caused 2015 British Airways incident

Federal investigators say a fatigue crack in the left engine compressor on a British Airways jet was to blame for an aborted takeoff and fire at a Las Vegas airport in 2015.

GE : 12.88 (-0.54%)
AMC Theatres unveils $20-a-month rival to MoviePass

NEW YORK (AP) — AMC Theatres, the world's largest movie theater chain, on Wednesday unveiled a $20-a-month subscription service to rival the flagging MoviePass.

FDA reconsiders added sugar label for maple syrup, honey

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reconsidering its plan to require that pure maple syrup and honey be labeled as containing added sugars.

Barchart Morning Call

Overnight Markets and NewsSep E-mini S&Ps (ESU18 +0.22%) this morning are up +0.30% and Europeans stocks are up +0.63% as global stock markets stabilize after Tuesday's plunge. Energy stocks are leading the overall market higher with Aug WTI c... Read More

Chart of the Day

Vince Holding Corp (VNCE)

TheBarchart Chart of the Daybelongs toVince Holdings(VNCE). I found the apparel stock by using Barchart to sort today'sTop Stocks to Ownlist first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month, then I used the Flipchart feat...
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Agricharts Market Commentary

Today's Commentary

Corn futures ended the Wednesday session with fractional gains. A good part of the Midwest has already been hit by rain so far this week, with more expected in the coming days. This morning’s EIA report showed ethanol production in the week tha...
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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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