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Tue, Jan 16th, 2018
Davos organizers: Trump to make final address at forum

GENEVA (AP) — World Economic Forum organizers say U.S. President Donald Trump will deliver a closing address at the Davos conference next week, which will focus on "finding ways to reaffirm international...

Citigroup reports $18.3 billion loss, caused by new tax law

NEW YORK (AP) — Citigroup lost $18.3 billion in the fourth quarter as the bank had to take more than $20 billion in accounting write-downs related to the new tax law.

Tax break helps UnitedHealth 4Q earnings, 2018 guidance soar

UnitedHealth Group's earnings more than doubled in the final quarter of 2017, and the nation's largest insurer hiked its forecast well beyond expectations largely due to help from the federal tax overhaul....

UNH : 228.64 (+1.44%)
Energizer spends $2 billion to add Rayovac brand

NEW YORK (AP) — Energizer will spend $2 billion in cash to acquire the battery and lighting assets of Spectrum, adding the Rayovac brand to its battery and lighting division.

ENR : 51.62 (+0.29%)
Race is on for succession to Europe's top economic posts

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Europe is preparing to find successors for many of its most powerful economic officials, including the influential head of the European Central Bank. Those chosen will make...

Global stocks advance as investors look ahead to US earnings

BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks were mostly higher Tuesday following a holiday for U.S. markets as investors looked ahead to American corporate earnings.

GE to take $6.2 billion charge tied to GE Capital

BOSTON (AP) — General Electric is taking a $6.2 billion after-tax charge in the fourth quarter tied to its review and reserve testing of GE Capital's runoff insurance portfolio. GE Capital will also...

GE : 18.76 (-1.37%)
NYC sets affordable homes record: 24,500 financed in 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City created or preserved over 24,500 affordable homes last year, breaking a record for the nation's biggest city, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday.

UK business secretary calls for fast-tracked Carillion probe

LONDON (AP) — Britain's business secretary has called for a fast-tracked investigation into the collapse of construction giant and state contractor Carillion.

EU chief urges Britain to change its mind over Brexit

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union Council President Donald Tusk on Tuesday urged Britain to change its mind about leaving the bloc next year, as time to conclude a Brexit agreement runs short and EU leaders...

The Latest: Johnson claims Brexit savings more than claimed

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local):

Second Krispy Kreme opens in Maine, more locations to come

AUBURN, Maine (AP) — People in Maine lined up overnight for a chance at fresh and free doughnuts at the state's newest Krispy Kreme store.

Frozen steak brand achieves goal of verification on Twitter

READING, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania-based frozen sliced steak brand has achieved success in its months-long campaign to become verified on Twitter.

UK inflation dips for first time since June

LONDON (AP) — The inflation rate in Britain dipped in December for the first time in six months, partly due to a fall in the price of games and toys in the run-up to Christmas, official figures showed...

Bitcoin prices fall as South Korea says ban still an option

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prices of bitcoin and other digital currencies have skidded after South Korea's top financial policymaker said Tuesday that a crackdown on trading of crypto currencies was still...

Panama Hotel votes to drop Trump _ but his company won't go

WASHINGTON (AP) — An attempt to oust President Donald Trump's hotel business from managing a luxury hotel in Panama has turned bitter, with accusations of financial misconduct.

MAR : 139.78 (+0.25%)
Lifelike robots made in Hong Kong meant to win over humans

HONG KONG (AP) — David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become "super-intelligent genius machines" that might help solve some of mankind's most challenging problems.

Jeep updates Cherokee compact SUV to compete in hot market

DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler's Jeep brand is giving the Cherokee compact SUV a major facelift so it can better compete in one of the hottest parts of the U.S. automotive market.

Jeep updates Cherokee compact SUV to compete in hot market

DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler's Jeep brand is giving the Cherokee compact SUV a major facelift so it can better compete in one of the hottest parts of the U.S. automotive market.

Asian stocks advance as investors look ahead to US earnings

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday following a holiday for U.S. markets as investorsed look ahead to American corporate earnings.

Barchart Morning Call

OVERNIGHT MARKETS AND NEWS Mar E-mini S&Ps ( ESH18 +0.39%) are up +0.41% at a fresh record nearest-futures high as growth optimism fuels gains in global equity markets. Gains in technology stocks are leading the overall market higher as... Read More

Chart of the Day

Chart of the Day

Galectic Therapeutics (GALT) is the Barchart Chart of the Day.  The pharmaceutical stock has a Trend Spotter buy signal, a Weighted Alpha of 263.70+ and gained 453.77% in the last year.
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures are trading 1 to 2 cents higher this morning. They settled Friday with most contracts 2 to 3 cents lower in the face of another record corn yield from USDA. NASS put the final yield for the 2017 crop at a record 176.6 bpa. Due to a drop ...
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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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