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Tue, Jan 16th, 2018
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...

Ford says profits will fall in 2018

DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. says its pretax earnings will likely fall in 2018 as U.S. sales soften, commodity costs increase and it invests heavily in new electric and hybrid vehicles.

F : 13.10 (-0.98%)
Weekend derailment is latest black eye for DC subway system

WASHINGTON (AP) — A derailment over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend is only the latest problem for the dysfunctional D.C. subway system that Washingtonians love to hate.

Wave of lawsuits filed to block net-neutrality repeal

NEW YORK (AP) — The expected wave of litigation against the Federal Communications Commission's has begun.

VZ : 51.66 (-0.39%)
CMCSA : 41.82 (-1.46%)
T : 36.72 (-0.49%)
General Motors sees sustained profits through 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — General Motors will take a $7 billion write-down in 2017 tied to the U.S. tax overhaul, but expects strong sales in North America and China to sustain its profit through 2018.

JPM : 112.27 (-0.36%)
GM : 44.19 (+0.27%)
WFC : 62.50 (-0.08%)
Consumer watchdog considering repeal of payday lending rule

NEW YORK (AP) — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has decided to reconsider a key set of rules enacted last year that would have protected consumers against harmful payday lenders.

Rates mixed at weekly US Treasury bill auction

WASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Tuesday's auction with rates on three-month bills unchanged while rates on six-month bills rose to their highest levels in...

Justice Dept backs archdiocese in Christmas transit ad fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Tuesday threw its support behind the Archdiocese of Washington in a court fight to have its Christmas fundraising ads displayed on D.C. buses.

NYC sets affordable homes record: 24,500 financed in 2017

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

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...

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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