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Tue, Aug 14th, 2018
Twitter suspends conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for 1 week

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company's rules against inciting violence.

China files WTO challenge to US solar tariffs

BEIJING (AP) — China's government says it has filed a challenge to a U.S. tariff hike on solar panels in the World Trade Organization, adding to its sprawling trade dispute with President Donald Trump....

Asian shares mostly lower despite easing fears over Turkey

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Asia early Wednesday despite a rally overnight on Wall Street as investors' jitters over the Turkish currency crisis eased.

Sen. Nelson: "Foolish" to deny Russia targeting Florida

MONTICELLO, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, under fire from Florida's Republican governor, isn't backing down from comments that Russian operatives have penetrated some of his state's election systems...

Tesla forms committee to assess proposal to go private

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tesla is forming a special committee to evaluate proposals to take the company private one week after CEO Elon Musk said he was considering it.

Warren Buffett's firm adds to Apple, Teva investments

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett's company added to its stakes in Apple and Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals in the second quarter while tweaking several of its other stock investments....

BRK.B : 205.83 (+0.32%)
UAL : 81.44 (+0.28%)
WFC : 58.07 (+0.80%)
PSX : 120.94 (-0.52%)
Los Angeles is first in US to install subway body scanners

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles' subway will become the first mass transit system in the U.S. to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives, officials said Tuesday.

Kroger to sell its goods to Chinese shoppers through Tmall

NEW YORK (AP) — Kroger will start to sell some of its products to Chinese shoppers through a website owned by internet giant Alibaba, the latest move by the supermarket chain to boost its digital business....

WFM : 42.00 (+0.02%)
KR : 30.45 (+1.87%)
COST : 222.00 (+1.11%)
How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

U.S. stocks rallied Tuesday as banks, retailers, and smaller companies jumped. That helped the market recover most of its losses from the previous two days.

US retailers small companies rally as Turkey fears ease

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rallied Tuesday as banks, retailers, and smaller companies jumped. That helped the market recover most of its losses from the previous two days.

CWT : 40.70 (+1.62%)
SJW : 66.75 (+6.97%)
CI : 185.30 (+1.95%)
SYF : 30.01 (+2.81%)
Tapestry, Advance Auto Parts and Wolverine rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or added heavily on Tuesday:

SJW : 66.75 (+6.97%)
ESRX : 86.00 (+2.36%)
AAP : 156.13 (+7.79%)
HD : 193.10 (-0.54%)
SYF : 30.01 (+2.81%)
LOW : 98.40 (+1.35%)
WWW : 38.39 (+2.37%)
CI : 185.30 (+1.95%)
Markets Right Now: US stocks close broadly higher

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

Ex-Pilot Flying J president gets sentencing delay

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The former president of the nation's largest fuel retailer has been given a delay in sentencing for his conviction in a scheme to defraud trucking companies.

Royal Bank of Scotland fined $4.9B for housing bubble role

Royal Bank of Scotland will pay a $4.9 billion fine to settle allegations it misrepresented the types of mortgages it sold to investors during the housing bubble that ultimately led to the 2008 financial...

C : 70.01 (+1.23%)
BAC : 30.79 (+1.02%)
Tinder founders, execs file suit against IAC and Match Group

NEW YORK (AP) — The founders of the dating app Tinder, along with current executives and some of its employees, filed a lawsuit Tuesday against IAC/InterActiveCorp and its Match Group subsidiary for...

IAC : 189.97 (-0.63%)
Emerson Electric president to retire Oct. 1

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Edward Monser, who has been president for eight years at Emerson Electric, will retire on Oct. 1.

Correction: Citizens Bank Headquarters story

JOHNSTON, R.I. (AP) — In a story Aug. 13 about Citizens Bank, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the bank is unveiling its new corporate headquarters. Citizens Bank is opening a campus in...

Using common social media tactics to subvert US elections

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest efforts to through Facebook manipulation seem to be following a persuasion playbook refined by legitimate companies and organizations — but with a twist.

What really matters with your first credit card

Getting your first credit card is like moving into your first apartment: It's exciting, empowering — and, once you get used to it, pretty underwhelming.

TRU : 74.66 (+0.39%)
Coca-Cola investing in sports drink maker BodyArmor

NEW YORK (AP) — Coca-Cola is buying a minority ownership stake in sports drink maker BodyArmor,

KO : 45.89 (+0.13%)
PEP : 113.10 (+0.07%)

Barchart Morning Call

Overnight Markets and NewsSep E-mini S&Ps (ESU18 +0.35%) this morning are up +0.35% and European stocks are up +0.37% on a temporary respite from Turkey's financial turmoil. The Turkish lira rose more than 5% against the dollar and Turkey'... Read More

Chart of the Day

Intelligent Systems Corp (INS)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the technology services stock Intelligent Systems (NYSEMKT:INS). I found the stock by using Barchart to sort today's Top Stock to Own list first by the highest Weighted Alpha, then I used the Flipchart fe...
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Agricharts Market Commentary

Today's Commentary

Corn futures settled 4 1/4 to 6 cents higher on Turnaround Tuesday. A slight decline in crop conditions was supportive, and a stronger USD was ignored. The USDA Crop Progress report indicated that 73% of the US corn crop was in the dough stage as of ...
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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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