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Thu, Sep 20th, 2018
Stocks at records; Dow beats all-time high from January

Wall Street delivered another set of milestones Thursday as a wave of buying sent U.S. stocks solidly higher, driving the Dow Jones Industrial Average above the all-time high it closed at in January.

MS : 49.88 (+1.59%)
CAH : 55.17 (+2.28%)
Will American Airlines bar customers from changing a ticket?

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines is threatening to prohibit customers from making changes to nonrefundable tickets if Congress makes good on a proposal to crack down on unreasonable airline...

DAL : 58.13 (+0.40%)
JBLU : 19.91 (+0.10%)
UAL : 89.12 (-0.26%)
LUV : 62.50 (-0.97%)
AT&T fires back in bid to preserve its deal with Time Warner

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fighting to defend its $81 billion takeover of Time Warner from a government challenge, AT&T is arguing the Trump Justice Department has failed to show that the merger will raise prices...

TWX : 98.77 (unch)
T : 33.44 (+0.21%)
CMCSA : 37.81 (+1.31%)
Envoy: US, Canada working 24/7 on revamped NAFTA deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Canadian negotiators are working around the clock on a deal to keep Canada in a North American trade bloc ahead of a Sept. 30 U.S. deadline.

Alexa is everywhere, even the microwave

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon wants the most basic of tasks to be controlled by voice, from microwaving potatoes to switching up the music in the car.

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

U.S. stocks closed broadly higher Thursday, driving the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 index to all-time highs.

Markets Right Now: US stock benchmarks close at record highs

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

Buoyant stocks lift US household wealth, mainly for affluent

WASHINGTON (AP) — A rising stock market lifted U.S. household wealth to a record $106.9 trillion in the April-June quarter, the culmination of a decade of economic recovery but a gain that is concentrated...

It's high times for soaring marijuana stocks on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — Reefer Madness has gripped Wall Street.

Under Armour, Herman Miller rise; Red Hat, Stitch Fix fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday:

SFIX : 41.66 (-11.57%)
THO : 91.95 (-12.96%)
RHT : 133.81 (-6.53%)
MLHR : 39.80 (+6.85%)
HBAN : 15.98 (+1.65%)
UAA : 20.00 (+6.61%)
VG : 13.58 (+2.03%)
State-backed hackers target Gmail of US senators, aides

State-backed hackers are still trying to break into the personal email accounts of U.S. senators and their aides — and a lawmaker focused on cybersecurity says the Senate's security office should stop...

GOOGL : 1,191.57 (+1.47%)
IRS to update W-4 form in 2019 and 2020

The IRS will soon update the W-4 form used by employees at their workplace to better reflect the recent changes to federal tax law.

Wells Fargo to cut 10 percent of workforce over next 3 years

NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo plans to cut up to 10 percent of its workforce over the next three years, the bank announced on Thursday, which will result in thousands of job losses for employees of the...

WFC : 55.55 (+0.60%)
Nissan recalls cars, SUVs due to risk of fire

DETROIT (AP) — Nissan recalled nearly 240,000 cars and SUVs worldwide due to a fire risk and is advising people to park the vehicles outdoors in rare cases.

Trump boosting offensive capabilities in cyber strategy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is warning foreign adversaries that the U.S. is preparing to step up its offensive cyber capabilities as part of a new government-wide strategy.

Dow Jones Industrial Average closes at a record, beating the all-time high set in January; S&P 500 also at record

NEW YORK (AP) — Dow Jones Industrial Average closes at a record, beating the all-time high set in January; S&P 500 also at record.

Fox-Comcast battle to buy Sky to be settled by auction in UK

LONDON (AP) — Comcast and 21st Century Fox will settle their battle for control of broadcaster Sky through a rare auction designed to put an end to months of offers and counteroffers from the American...

NWSA : 12.62 (+0.80%)
CMCSA : 37.81 (+1.31%)
The Latest: Foreign hackers target US senators, aides' Gmail

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on foreign targeting of senators' email accounts (all times local):

GOOGL : 1,191.57 (+1.47%)
A glance at US mortgage rates

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose for the fourth straight week, according to mortgage buyer Freddie Mac. The key 30-year rate reached its highest level since May.

Debt diary: How an engineer digs out of $100,000 in loans

Shannon Beranek craved an iced coffee after toiling all morning in 94-degree heat.

Barchart Morning Call

Overnight Markets and NewsDec E-mini S&Ps (ESZ18 +0.19%) this morning are up +0.09% at a 2-1/2 week high and European stocks are up +0.74% at a 2-week high as strength in energy stocks pushes the overall market higher. Energy stocks gained on the ... Read More

Chart of the Day

Luxfer Holdings Plc (LXFR)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the inorganic chemical company Luxfer Holdings (LXFR). I found the stock by using Barchart to sort the Top Stocks to Own list by the highest Weighted Alpha, then I used the Flipchart feature to review the cha...
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cmdty Insider - Ag Market Commentary

Today's Commentary

Corn futures ended the Thursday session with nearby contracts 6 to 6 3/4 cents higher. USDA reported a private export sale of 160,020 MT of corn to Mexico for 18/19 delivery through their daily reporting system. This morning’s FAS Export Sales ...
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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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