Your browser of choice has not been tested for use with Barchart.com. If you have issues, please download one of the browsers listed here.
or
News Menu

News

Top Stories

Wed, Jun 20th, 2018
Fed chair signals gradual rate hikes in tame inflation era

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Federal Reserve will likely keep raising short-term interest rates at only a gradual pace, Fed chair Jerome Powell said Wednesday, partly because there are few signs, so far,...

Amazon, Buffett, JPMorgan pick Gawande to lead health firm

Amazon, JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway have picked well-known author and Harvard professor Dr. Atul Gawande to transform the health care they give their employees.

Germany: Merkel's Bavarian allies critical on euro budget

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies warned the German leader Wednesday against offering financial concessions to other European countries to resolve a conflict over migration that...

Automakers improve quality to record level in annual survey

DETROIT (AP) — A survey of new-vehicle buyers finds that car and truck quality hit a record high this year as automakers started to clear up bugs with infotainment systems.

PayPal move blocks sales of school shooting video game

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The developer of a school shooting video game condemned by parents of slain children has lost the ability to sell the game online after being dumped by PayPal.

Disney ups Twenty-First Century Fox to more than $70.3B

NEW YORK (AP) — The mouse is chasing the fox.

DIS : 107.53 (+1.35%)
TWX : 98.77 (unch)
NFLX : 412.60 (+1.88%)
T : 32.05 (-1.05%)
CMCSA : 32.89 (+0.24%)
Tech companies lead US stocks higher as trade fears ease

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are mostly higher Wednesday morning as global markets let go of some of their fears about the growing trade dispute between the U.S. and China. Technology companies and banks...

US home sales fell 0.4 percent in May amid inventory crunch

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. existing home sales slipped 0.4 percent in May, as the prolonged shortage of properties on the market is deterring home-buying.

Commerce chief denies transactions involved insider trading

WASHINGTON (AP) — Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made a trade betting that the stock in a shipping company with Russian-government ties would fall, a transaction coming just days after he learned of...

AMC Theatres unveils $20-a-month rival to MoviePass

NEW YORK (AP) — AMC Theatres, the world's largest movie theater chain, has unveiled a $20-a-month subscription service to rival the flagging MoviePass.

US home sales slipped 0.4 percent in May, as prolonged shortage of properties on the market deters home-buying

WASHINGTON (AP) — US home sales slipped 0.4 percent in May, as prolonged shortage of properties on the market deters home-buying.

EU says it will start to impose tariffs on US on Friday

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union will start imposing duties on a list of U.S. products as of Friday in response to President Donald Trump's decision to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from...

AMC taking on MoviePass with new movie ticket program

LEAWOOD, Kan. (AP) — AMC Theatres is rolling out its own movie ticket program as it looks to take on the success of MoviePass.

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise as trade war fears ease

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

Fixing a massive NYC plumbing leak, 55 stories underground

NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — New York City is in the midst of a plumbing repair job of monumental proportions.

Edmunds: How to avoid fraud when buying a car online

Imagine that you are looking for a used car on a popular site, such as Autotrader, Cars.com or Craigslist. You find exactly the one you want, with a very attractive price.

FDA backs off added sugar label for maple syrup, honey

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is backing off its plan to label pure natural products like maple syrup and honey as containing added sugars.

Disney boosts its offer for most of Twenty-First Century Fox, bidding war with Comcast heats up

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney boosts its offer for most of Twenty-First Century Fox, bidding war with Comcast heats up.

Global stocks rise, unfazed by US-China tensions

SINGAPORE (AP) — Stock markets rose Wednesday as investors rallied around signs that the global economy was on track despite heated exchanges between the world's two largest economies over trade.

Electric promise: Volvo Cars opens first US factory

RIDGEVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Volvo Cars, the first major automaker to abandon cars powered solely by internal combustion engines, is officially opening its first plant in the United States.

Barchart Morning Call

Overnight Markets and NewsSep E-mini S&Ps (ESU18 +0.22%) this morning are up +0.30% and Europeans stocks are up +0.63% as global stock markets stabilize after Tuesday's plunge. Energy stocks are leading the overall market higher with Aug WTI c... Read More

Chart of the Day

Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Ltd (BHVN)

TheBarchart Chart of the Daybelongs toBiohaven Pharmaceutical(BHVN). I found the pharmaceutical stock by using Barchart to sort today'sTop Stocks to Ownlist first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month then I used the F...
Read More

Agricharts Market Commentary

Today's Commentary

Corn futures are trading 1 to 2 cents higher at the moment. They closed Tuesday with nearby contracts 1 to 2 1/4 cent in the red, coming back from sharp early morning losses. December posted a new life of contract low at $3.60 on Tuesday, while closi...
Read More

Alan Brugler writes this daily agricultural markets overview with opening, midday and closing comments directed at the gain and meat Ag markets.

Add Data Columns to this Table
Learn about our Custom Views
Want to use this as
your default charts setting?
Learn about our Custom Templates
Switch the Market flag
above for targeted data.
Open the menu and switch the
Market flag for targeted data.
Get Streaming Chart Updates
Switch your Site Preferences
to Interactive Chart
New Chart Menu
Right-click anywhere on the chart to open the Interactive Chart menu.

Free Barchart Webinar