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Sat, Feb 17th, 2018
Christopher Bailey's Burberry farewell tops London shows

LONDON (AP) — Christopher Bailey's final show as Burberry creative director dominated London Fashion Week on Saturday. Bailey is leaving the popular brand later this year after a 17-year stint that helped...

Are female-led companies the answer to sexual misconduct?

NEW YORK (AP) — The Weinstein Co. thought it had found a path to survival. A group of investors led by a respected businesswoman offered to acquire the company, rebrand it and install a female-led board...

LGF.B : 27.94 (+2.12%)
Latvian media say central bank chief's office raided

LONDON (AP) — Latvia's state broadcaster says the national anti-corruption agency has raided the office and a property of the head of the country's central bank, Ilmars Rimsevics.

Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agents

Friday's brought by Robert Mueller, the U.S. special counsel, underscores how thoroughly social-media companies like Facebook and Twitter were played by Russian propagandists.

Once near death, Tropicana now No. 2 casino in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Ten years ago, Atlantic City's Tropicana casino was on the verge of death, having been stripped of its casino license after its then-owners laid off vast swaths of the workforce,...

Even as markets shook, many investors held steady

NEW YORK (AP) — This month's sell-off for stocks marked the first big test of investors' mettle in years. And many ended up doing exactly what the experts were recommending: hold steady.

Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau begins weeklong India visit

NEW DELHI (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived in India on Saturday for a weeklong visit aimed at enhancing business ties between the two countries.

India, Iran to step up cooperation on Afghanistan

NEW DELHI (AP) — India and Iran said Saturday that they would step up cooperation in combatting extremism, terrorism and drug trafficking in Afghanistan in an effort to restore peace and stability to...

UK prime minister seeks post-Brexit EU security alliance

MUNICH (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May urged her country's European Union partners on Saturday not to let "rigid institutional restrictions" get in the way of a wide-ranging post-Brexit security...

Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agents

Friday's election-interference indictment brought by Robert Mueller, the U.S. special counsel, underscores how thoroughly social-media companies like Facebook and Twitter were played by Russian propagandists....

Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agents

Friday's election-interference indictment brought by Robert Mueller, the U.S. special counsel, underscores how thoroughly social-media companies like Facebook and Twitter were played by Russian propagandists....

The Latest: 13 Russians accused of plot to disrupt election

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the indictments in the special counsel's Russia probe (all times local):

Wynn gets no money in termination deal with casino company

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A termination agreement released Friday between embattled casino mogul Steve Wynn and the company bearing his name leaves him without any severance or compensation and prohibits his...

'Black Panther' scores mighty $25.2 million Thursday debut

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Black Panther" is well on its way to a record-making weekend at the North American box office.

DIS : 106.53 (+1.28%)
Houston firm sues ex Venezuelan oil czar Ramirez over bribes

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuela's former oil czar Rafael Ramirez was sued Friday by a Houston company that alleges he was behind demands for at least $10 million in bribes to sign off on deals to sell...

Facebook forges ahead with kids app despite expert criticism

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is forging ahead with its messaging app for kids, despite child experts who have pressed the company to and others who question Facebook's financial support of some advisers...

CMCSA : 39.79 (-0.72%)
GOOGL : 1,095.50 (+0.38%)
Puerto Rico to reduce power generation amid cash shortfall

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's electricity utility said Friday it will dial down the power generation starting this weekend as a federal control board urgently seeks a $300 million loan for...

Judge approves Takata bankruptcy plan

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has approved the bankruptcy reorganization plan submitted by Japanese auto-parts supplier Takata.

Greece: Fitch upgrades country's sovereign rating

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Ratings agency Fitch has upgraded Greece's sovereign credit status as the country heads toward an end to eight years of international bailout programs.

ESPN radio station to take over broadcasts of UConn games

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — An ESPN radio station will take over broadcasts of University of Connecticut sports games next fall in a multimillion dollar deal that will dump another station that has been the...

Barchart Morning Call

OVERNIGHT MARKETS AND NEWS Mar E-mini S&Ps ( ESH18 +0.18%) this morning are up +0.17% at a 1 -1 /2 week high and European stocks are up +0.74% at a 1-week high. Strength in crude oil and metals prices has fueled a rally in energy and mining... Read More

Chart of the Day

Abiomed (ABMD) is the Barchart Chart of the Day.  The medical instrument company has a Trend Spotter buy signal, a Weighted Alpha o 139.67+ and gained 132.53% in the last year.
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures closed the Friday session with fractional losses, as nearby March was 1.52% higher on the week. The USDA reported a private export sale of 116,000 MT of 17/18 corn to Japan through their daily reporting system this morning. Export commit...
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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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