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Wed, May 23rd, 2018
Trump: US may need new 'structure' for China trade deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the U.S. will probably need a "different structure" when it comes to trade with China.

Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank regulations

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump indicated Wednesday that he's eager to sign a bill that would dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks, installed to prevent recurrence of the 2008...

FITB : 31.89 (+3.20%)
Comcast considering offer for Twenty-First Century Fox

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast says it's considering making an offer to buy Twenty-First Century Fox, which would put it in a head-to-head bidding fight with Disney.

CMCSA : 32.51 (+0.53%)
The Latest: Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a bill rolling back Dodd-Frank regulations (all times local):

Bulgaria runs into setback in bid for euro membership

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank has dealt a setback to Bulgaria's hopes of soon joining the euro, saying the European Union's poorest country needs "wide-ranging" reforms to put its...

Global stocks fall amid weak data, worries over Koreas

TOKYO (AP) — Stock markets were mostly lower Wednesday after weak European economic data and as U.S. President Donald Trump raised doubts that a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un planned for...

Tens of thousands of Las Vegas casino workers OK strike

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas casinos could watch tens of thousands of employees walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted to authorize a strike at any time...

MGM : 31.58 (-1.34%)
CZR : 12.70 (-1.17%)
EU warns Italy about debt as parties look to spend more

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is warning Italy to rein in government debt, as political parties in Rome try to form a government that aims to increase public spending.

Turkish currency hits record low amid Erdogan concerns

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's currency has fallen to a record low against the dollar amid concerns about an outflow of investor capital and the country's ability to manage the situation.

UK law chief: Treat cyberattacks the same way as bombs

LONDON (AP) — Britain's attorney general says cyberattacks on key infrastructure could be just as deadly as armed attacks, and should be treated in the same way under international law.

Summer driving: Edmunds' picks for Memorial Day car deals

Summer is the busiest selling season at car dealerships. The weather is nice, people have more time to shop, and the discounts are attractive enough to get buyers' attention. Dealers also make full use...

Eurozone economy's slowdown may be longer than expected

LONDON (AP) — A much-anticipated economic pick-up across the 19-country eurozone does not appear to be materializing yet, if one closely-watched survey is anything to go by.

Vote, take risks, be fearless: Celebs offer advice to grads

Work hard, be true to yourself, embrace diversity and seize the moment.

Thailand to up controls on paraquat, other farm chemicals

BANGKOK (AP) — The Thai government said Wednesday it will allow continued use of the toxic weed killer paraquat and two other farm chemicals despite mounting concerns over health risks, but plans to...

SYT : 92.90 (unch)
MON : 125.73 (-0.14%)
Another drop in UK inflation dims prospect of rate hike soon

LONDON (AP) — Inflation in Britain eased closer to the Bank of England's target during April, a surprise decline that prompted a sharp fall in the pound as traders reined in expectations of another interest...

German city to ban some diesel cars to combat air pollution

BERLIN (AP) — Some diesel cars will be banned in Hamburg to combat air pollution, officials of the northern German city said Wednesday.

France's Macron takes on Facebook's Zuckerberg in tech push

PARIS (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg may finally find a friendly face when he meets French President Emmanuel Macron. Or not.

Merkel heads to China to talk economy, trade, rule of law

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading to China with a business delegation as both Beijing and the European Union are grappling with the United States over trade issues and Washington's...

Wyoming makes rush for hyped new tech, results still virtual

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Block Chain Gang LLC, Crypto Cowboy, Something Something Blockchain LLC: Based on the names of dozens of new companies registering to set up shop in Wyoming, the state's effort...

Vegas casino workers OK strike that may hobble famed resorts

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas casinos could watch tens of thousands of employees walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted Tuesday to authorize a strike at...

MGM : 31.58 (-1.34%)

Barchart Morning Call

Overnight Markets and NewsJun E-mini S&Ps (ESM18 -0.60%) this morning are down -0.61% at a 1-week low and European stocks are down -1.24% at a 2-week low as weaker-than-expected Eurozone manufacturing activity fuels concern that economic moment... Read More

Chart of the Day

Valero Energy Corp (VLO)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to Valero Energy (VLO).  I found the petrochemical stock by using Barchart to sort today's New 52 Week High list first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last y...
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures are fractionally lower this morning. Most contracts settled steady to 2 1/4 cents higher on Tuesday. Traders are still keeping an eye on the Brazilian crop, and the dryness they’re experiencing. Most states in the Corn Belt are at ...
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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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