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Wed, Jan 17th, 2018
Burberry shares down sharply on disappointing holiday sales

LONDON (AP) — Burberry shares are down over 6 percent in early trading after the luxury fashion house reported disappointing retail sales for the holiday season.

European car sales increase for 4th straight year

MILAN (AP) — Car sales in Europe rose for the fourth straight year in 2017, topping 15 million units for the first time in a decade.

PUGOY : 22.2600 (+1.76%)
Politics in China weighs heavily on business

BEIJING (AP) — Politics weighs more heavily on foreign companies in China than it has in nearly three decades.

MDT : 85.32 (-0.15%)
Motion-sensing cameras capture candid wildlife shots

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — How does a bighorn sheep say "cheese?"

Japanese public TV says staffer sent missile alert in error

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese public broadcaster NHK says its erroneous alert of a North Korean missile fired at Japan was sent by a staff member who meant to file a different news flash.

Asian shares track weakness on Wall St; China shares higher

TOKYO (AP) — Shares were lower Wednesday in Asia after a flip-flop session on Wall Street, where the Dow industrial average ended almost flat after backtracking from a broad rally earlier in the day....

Optimism in Iraq fuels revived interest in vintage cars

BAGHDAD (AP) — When Iraqi forces drove Islamic State militants out of eastern Mosul a year ago, Nashwan Shakir Mahmoud raced back to his home, hoping that his red and white 1955 Chevrolet coupe had survived...

Walmart offers way to turn leftover opioids into useless gel

Walmart is helping customers get rid of leftover opioids by giving them packets that turn the addictive painkillers into a useless gel.

Autonomous cars loom, but the Detroit auto show goes on

DETROIT (AP) — The North American International Auto Show in Detroit opened to the press this week with one big question hanging in the air: How will autonomous vehicles change the industry?

GM : 44.19 (+0.27%)
Conservatives balk at GOP plan to avert government shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Disgruntled conservatives threatened late Tuesday to scuttle Republican leaders' plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown, saying GOP leaders now lack the votes to push their...

The Latest: GOP lacking votes to keep government open

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress' battle over the budget (all times local):

Asian shares track weakness on Wall St; China shares higher

TOKYO (AP) — Shares were lower in early Asian trading Wednesday after a lackluster session on Wall Street, where the Dow industrial average ended almost flat after backtracking from a broad rally earlier...

GE : 18.21 (-2.93%)
C : 77.11 (+0.35%)
GM : 44.19 (+0.27%)
VIA : 36.90 (-5.63%)
UNH : 232.90 (+1.86%)
Panama Hotel votes to drop Trump _ but his company won't go

WASHINGTON (AP) — The owners of a Trump-branded hotel in Panama sued President Donald Trump's family-owned company in federal court Tuesday, alleging that the namesake business committed mismanagement...

MAR : 139.12 (-0.47%)
Autonomous cars loom, but the Detroit auto show goes on

DETROIT (AP) — The North American International Auto Show in Detroit opened to the press this week with one big question hanging in the air: How will autonomous vehicles change the industry?

GM : 44.19 (+0.27%)
Ohio businessman given deportation stay taken into custody

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio businessman who has lived in the United States for 38 years and had been granted a temporary stay of deportation to his native Jordan was taken into custody Tuesday by federal...

The Latest: Lawyer says decision to hold businessman 'nasty'

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on an Ohio businessman fighting possible deportation to Jordan (all times local):

FAA investigates after storm snarled flights at NYC's JFK

NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday it is investigating the actions of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey after a winter snowstorm caused major disruptions at...

GE to pay $15B for past mistakes amid breakup speculation

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — General Electric Co. will pay $15 billion to make up for the miscalculations of an insurance subsidiary as a new regime weighs future changes that could culminate in a breakup of...

GE : 18.21 (-2.93%)
Arkansas legislative panel backs proposal to ban herbicide

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers recommended regulators move forward Tuesday with efforts to ban an herbicide that farmers in several states say has drifted onto their crops and caused damage,...

US travel industry launches plan to reverse tourism decline

NEW YORK (AP) — Travel industry representatives sounded an alarm Tuesday over a long-term decline in international tourism to the U.S. and said they want to work with the Trump administration to reverse...

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

Audentes Therapeutcs (BOLD) is rhe Barchart Chart of the Day.  The biomedical company has a Trend Spotter buy signal, a Weighted Alpha of 174.58+ and gained 111.74% in the last year.
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures bounced back from Friday’s bearish USDA reports to close Tuesday with gains of 2 cents in most nearby contracts. The weekly Export Inspections report indicated just 584,389 MT of corn was shipped during the week of Jan 11. That is ...
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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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