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Mon, Sep 24th, 2018
China: Talks impossible with a US knife to Beijing's neck

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese trade envoy says talks with Washington are impossible while the United States "holds a knife" to Beijing's neck by imposing tariff hikes.

Japan preschools using tablets to prep tots for digital age

YOSHIKAWA, Japan (AP) — It's drawing time at this suburban nursery school in Japan, but instead of crayons, tiny fingers are tapping on colors on iPad screens and taking selfies. Digital schooling has...

Instagram co-founders resign from social media company

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The co-founders of Instagram are resigning their positions with the social media company without explanation.

EU, Iran set financial "vehicle" to ease trade between them

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Five world powers and Iran agreed late Monday to establish a financial facility in the European Union to facilitate payments for Iranian imports and exports including oil, a key...

Ernst & Young faces 2nd sexual harassment complaint

NEW YORK (AP) — Ernst & Young was slapped Monday with a second sexual harassment complaint in less than year describing a culture of discrimination and lewd behavior toward women at the accounting company....

SiriusXM presses play on deal with Pandora Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Subscription radio company SiriusXM says it's buying music streaming service Pandora Media Inc. in a deal valued at about $3.5 billion that will allow it to expand its service beyond...

P : 8.98 (-1.21%)
Company penalized for disabling vehicles' emissions controls

DETROIT (AP) — The government says a Florida company will spend more than $6 million in penalties and repair costs for selling computer software that disables automotive emissions controls.

Global stocks dip on report China calls off US trade talks

NEW YORK (AP) — Global stocks took small losses Monday after China reportedly pulled out of trade talks with the U.S. Industrial companies and banks suffered some of the worst declines among American...

CMCSA : 35.63 (-5.99%)
P : 8.98 (-1.21%)
CVX : 122.62 (+1.23%)
ABT : 71.44 (+3.46%)
XOM : 86.60 (+1.68%)
Why the 'gig' economy may not be the workforce of the future

WASHINGTON (AP) — The "gig" economy might not be the new frontier for America's workforce after all.

Comcast and Michael Kors skid; Barrick Gold and Concho rise

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

SIRI : 6.26 (-10.32%)
CXO : 147.07 (+2.93%)
P : 8.98 (-1.21%)
WTW : 72.89 (+4.49%)
CMCSA : 35.63 (-5.99%)
SYMC : 21.69 (+3.78%)
How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Global stocks took small losses Monday after China reportedly pulled out of trade talks with the U.S. Industrial companies and banks suffered some of the worst declines among American stocks.

After disasters, IRS gives more time for returns, payments

NEW YORK (AP) — When a region is declared a federal disaster area, like parts of the Carolinas after Hurricane Florence, small business owners can get some tax relief from the government.

Markets Right Now: Stocks sink as China said to rebuff talks

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

CMCSA : 35.63 (-5.99%)
P : 8.98 (-1.21%)
AP Explains: The US push to boost 'quantum computing'

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. (AP) — A race by U.S. tech companies to build a new generation of powerful "quantum computers" could get a $1.3 billion boost from Congress, fueled in part by lawmakers' fear of...

IBM : 150.03 (-0.87%)
Employers giving paid leave getting tax credits in new law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Employers who offer paid family and medical leave to their workers earning up to $72,000 a year can receive tax credits under the new tax law, the government has affirmed.

ECB chief: Wage growth pushing up inflation in euro area

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says he expects underlying inflation to rise in the 19 countries that use the euro as a stronger job market pushes up wages.

Russian national held in Norway suspected of spying

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Russian national has been arrested in Norway on suspicion of spying after he attended a conference on strengthening cooperation between Europe's parliamentary administrations,...

Fed's 3rd hike this year expected despite rising trade risks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is set this week to raise interest rates for a third time this year to prevent the economy from growing too fast. But with President Donald Trump's trade fights...

Fed watchers seek hints about future rates amid likely hike

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve will surprise no one if it does Wednesday what it seems poised to do for a third time this year: Raise its key short-term interest rate by a modest quarter-point...

Sears CEO: Retailer needs to sell more real estate

NEW YORK (AP) — The hedge fund owned by Sears Holdings Corp. CEO Eddie Lampert is urging the retailer's board to sell more of its real estate and restructure its debt, as it seeks to avoid bankruptcy....

SHLD : 1.24 (-2.36%)

Barchart Morning Call

Overnight Markets and NewsDec E-mini S&Ps (ESZ18 -0.20%) this morning are down -0.14% and European stocks are down -0.33% due to the prospects of a prolonged trade war between China and the U.S. after China called off planned trade talks. After th... Read More

Chart of the Day

Genomic Health Inc (GHDX)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the biomedical company Genomic Health (GHDX). I found the stock by using Barchart to sort today's Top Stocks to Own list first by the highest Weighted Alpha, then I used the Flipchart feature to review th...
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cmdty Insider - Ag Market Commentary

Today's Commentary

Corn futures saw 2 to 3 1/4 cent gains in most front months on Monday. This morning’s Export Inspections report from the USDA showed 1.263 MMT in corn shipments during the week of September 20. That was up 21.95% from the week prior and 61.97% ...
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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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