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Sat, Aug 18th, 2018
Trump says he 'won't let' social media target conservatives

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is accusing social media companies of "totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices" and says "we won't let that happen."

US regulators target Facebook on discriminatory housing ads

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal regulators are alleging that Facebook's advertising tools allow landlords and real estate brokers to engage in housing discrimination.

Privacy group tells FTC Google tracking violated 2011 order

A privacy group said in a letter sent to the Federal Trade Commission on Friday that Google has violated the terms of a 2011 settlement because of practices exposed in an this week.

GOOGL : 1,215.85 (-0.67%)
As Musk admits to job stress, Tesla's board may have to act

Elon Musk's erratic behavior was front and center again this week as the CEO of Tesla conceded that he's overwhelmed by job stress, pushing his electric car company's stock down and bringing pressure on...

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

U.S. stocks rose late in the day Friday as investors hoped the U.S. and China are making more progress in trade talks. The Wall Street Journal reported that the countries hope to resolve their dispute...

Stocks jump as hopes rise for progress on China trade talks

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose late in the day Friday as investors welcomed signs of progress in resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China. The Wall Street Journal reported that the countries...

MRO : 19.83 (+2.64%)
SRE : 116.85 (+0.72%)
ADBE : 245.70 (-1.28%)
NVDA : 244.82 (-4.90%)
NFLX : 316.78 (-1.76%)
JCP : 1.79 (+1.70%)
M : 36.03 (+0.61%)
Zoe's and Nordstrom rise while Tesla and Nvidia skid

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

DE : 140.59 (+2.36%)
NVDA : 244.82 (-4.90%)
ARAY : 3.88 (+10.07%)
AMAT : 43.77 (-7.72%)
ZOES : 12.74 (+33.26%)
PNW : 82.27 (+0.70%)
Trump asks SEC to consider ending required quarterly reports

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling on federal regulators to consider scrapping the requirement for public companies to report quarterly results, after business executives told him twice-yearly...

JPM : 114.77 (unch)
PEP : 114.96 (+0.62%)
The Latest: Tesla shares drop 9 percent after Musk interview

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Tesla CEO Elon Musk (all times local):

Markets Right Now: Stocks shake off wobbly start, end higher

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

US rig count remains at 1,057; Texas gains 3 rigs

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. held steady at 1,057 this week.

Birth control app highlights emerging health tech market

LONDON (AP) — The condom, the pill and now, the smartphone?

Tesla shares drop 6 percent after reports of widening SEC probe and amid questions of CEO Musk's ability to run company

NEW YORK (AP) — Tesla shares drop 6 percent after reports of widening SEC probe and amid questions of CEO Musk's ability to run company .

Global markets lose steam in European trading

TOKYO (AP) — World stock markets turned lower during European trading hours Friday as investors worried again about Turkey's financial trouble, after Asian stocks rose on news China is preparing to resume...

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.

Asian shares gain on growing hopes for China trade talks

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares made moderate gains early Friday after U.S. stocks jumped on news China is preparing to resume trade discussions with the U.S., the first negotiations in more than a month.

JPM : 114.77 (unch)
BAC : 30.74 (+0.07%)
M : 36.03 (+0.61%)
JCP : 1.79 (+1.70%)
TGT : 83.04 (+1.18%)
WMT : 97.85 (-0.80%)
JWN : 59.18 (+13.20%)
Trump team predicts an economic boom, defying most analysts

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

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.

Barchart Morning Call

Overnight Markets and NewsSep E-mini S&Ps (ESU18 -0.11%) this morning are down -0.09% and European stocks are down -0.10% as losses in technology stocks weigh on the overall market. Nvidia is down almost 4% in pre-market trading and Applied Materi... Read More

Chart of the Day

Clarus Corp (CLAR)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the sporting goods stock Clarus(OTC:CLAR). I found the stock by using Barchart to sort today's New 52 Week High list forst by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month, then I used the Flipc...
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Agricharts Market Commentary

Today's Commentary

Corn futures closed the day with fractional to 1 cent losses in most nearby contracts, as September was up 1.82% on the week. CFTC data on Friday showed spec traders trimming their net short position in corn futures and options by 4,743 contracts dur...
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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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