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Thu, Aug 16th, 2018
More than 1,000 Google workers protest censored China search

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than a thousand Google employees have signed a letter protesting the company's secretive plan to build a search engine that would comply with Chinese censorship.

Kroger rolls out driverless cars for grocery deliveries

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — At a time when big-box retailers are trying to offer the same conveniences as their online competitors, the biggest U.S. grocery chain is testing the use of driverless cars to...

Where White House touts a boom, most economists see a blip

WASHINGTON (AP) — Is the latest pickup in U.S. economic growth destined to slow in the years ahead as most analysts say?

Uber driver charged with assaulting woman in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An Uber driver from San Francisco is accused of picking up a woman while off-duty and sexually assaulting her, police said Thursday.

APNewsBreak: Google clarifies location-tracking policy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google has revised an on its website of how its "Location History" setting works, clarifying that it continues to track users even if they've disabled the setting.

GOOGL : 1,224.06 (-0.66%)
What Google changed in its location-tracking explanation

Days after an AP investigation, Google has changed that erroneously explained how its "Location History" setting works. The page now acknowledges that Google still tracks user location even if they turn...

Stocks march higher on growing hopes for China trade talks

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks jumped Thursday as China and the U.S. said they will hold their first trade discussions in months, a potential sign of progress toward ending their trade war.

JPM : 114.77 (+0.94%)
BAC : 30.72 (+1.19%)
M : 35.81 (+1.88%)
JCP : 1.76 (-26.97%)
TGT : 82.07 (+1.71%)
WMT : 98.64 (+9.33%)
JWN : 52.28 (+0.81%)
Bridge in Italy had unusual design, required constant work

NEW YORK (AP) — The bridge that collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa was considered a feat of engineering innovation when it was built five decades ago, but it came to require constant maintenance...

Can Twitter change its 'core' and remain Twitter?

NEW YORK (AP) — After long resisting change, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey wants to revamp the "core" of the service to fight rampant abuse and misinformation. But it's not clear if changing that essence —...

GOOGL : 1,224.06 (-0.66%)
Where White House touts a boom, most economists see a blip

WASHINGTON (AP) — Is the latest pickup in U.S. economic growth destined to slow in the years ahead as most analysts say?

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

U.S. stocks jumped Thursday as China and the U.S. said they will hold their first trade discussions in months, a potential sign of progress toward ending their trade war.

Walmart and Symantec jump; JC Penney tumbles

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

JCP : 1.76 (-26.97%)
ALB : 97.06 (+1.59%)
CSCO : 45.16 (+2.96%)
SYMC : 19.41 (+4.64%)
TEVA : 24.11 (+7.30%)
Markets Right Now: US stock indexes close sharply higher

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

WMT : 98.64 (+9.33%)
Google clarifies to users it still tracks their location even after they turn off location history, following AP report

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google clarifies to users it still tracks their location even after they turn off location history, following AP report.

US and Chile agree to cooperate on cyber security

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his Chilean counterpart have signed an agreement pledging closer cooperation in combating cyber threats.

The Latest: Kudlow: Chinese economy is 'terrible'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on news that the United States and China are resuming trade talks, raising hopes for the resolution of a dispute between the world's two biggest economies (all times local):...

Kudlow: China is sending team to Washington to talk trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China are resuming trade talks, raising hopes for a way out of an intensifying dispute between the world's two largest economies.

'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies at 76

NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin, who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe,...

A glance at US mortgage rates

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined this week for the second straight week.

Forests group halts plan to endorse Indonesian paper giant

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The main global group for certifying sustainable wood has suspended plans to give its influential endorsement to Indonesian paper giant Sinarmas after revelations it cut down...

Barchart Morning Call

Overnight Markets and NewsSep E-mini S&Ps (ESU18 +0.46%) this morning are up +0.57% and European stocks are up +0.53% on signs of a thaw in China/U.S. trade tensions after China announced that Vice Commerce Minister Shouwen will lead a delegation t... Read More

Chart of the Day

Mallinckrodt Plc Ordinary Share (MNK)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the pharmaceutical stock Mallinckrodt (MNK). I found the stock by using Barchart to sort today's Top Stocks to Own list first by The most frequent number of new highs in the last month, then I used the Fl...
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Agricharts Market Commentary

Today's Commentary

Corn futures ended the Thursday session with most contracts 3 to 4 cents higher. Bulls got help from decent export sales data and spill over from soybeans and wheat. The weekly FAS Export Sales report indicated old crop sales on the light side of tra...
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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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