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Mon, Oct 15th, 2018
Global stocks slip on continuing global trade worries

TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks slipped Monday as investor worries continued about global trade tensions and prospects for economic growth.

This Week: Netflix earns, Fed minutes, existing home sales

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Asian stocks slip on continuing global trade worries

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks slipped Monday, as investor worries continued about global trade tensions and prospects for economic growth.

Defense contractors Harris, L3 Technologies to merge

NEW YORK (AP) — Defense contractors Harris Corp. and L3 Technologies are combining to form one of the world's largest defense companies.

HRS : 154.87 (+0.42%)
What could soothe markets? Solid earnings, economic reports

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a harrowing week for financial markets, investors will look for solid corporate earnings reports and healthy economic news over the next few weeks to calm things down.

How to check what Facebook hackers accessed in your account

NEW YORK (AP) — Could hackers have been able to see the last person you cyberstalked, or that party photo you were tagged in? According to Facebook, the unfortunate answer is "yes."

Prospect of Trump-Xi talks raises hope for thaw in trade war

BEIJING (AP) — With China and the United States opening the door to a meeting next month between Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump, hopes are rising for a potential easing of tensions in the trade...

Students protest Italy's spending plans, burning effigies

MILAN (AP) — Students across Italy demonstrated against the government's education funding plans, in the first widespread show of dissidence against the new populist government.

Safety group wants Hyundai and Kia to recall 2.9M vehicles

DETROIT (AP) — A nonprofit auto safety group is demanding that Hyundai and Kia recall 2.9 million cars and SUVs in the U.S. due to consumer complaints that they can catch fire.

What could soothe markets? Solid earnings, economic reports

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a harrowing week for financial markets, investors will look for solid corporate earnings reports and healthy economic news over the next few weeks to calm things down.

Walmart buys online lingerie retailer Bare Necessities

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart says it's buying online lingerie retailer Bare Necessities, the latest acquisition in its niche-brand buying spree.

Microsoft and Starbucks rise; Wabash National slips

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

F : 8.64 (-1.93%)
C : 69.84 (+2.14%)
RGLD : 77.55 (-1.91%)
WNC : 13.56 (-19.14%)
How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Stocks rebounded Friday, clawing back some of the week's steep losses, but the turbulent trading of the last few days left no doubt that the relative calm the markets enjoyed all summer had been shattered....

Tech stock rally helps snap losing streak as rough week ends

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rebounded Friday, clawing back some of the week's steep losses, but the turbulent trading of the last few days left no doubt that the relative calm the markets enjoyed all summer...

NFLX : 339.56 (+5.75%)
AMZN : 1,788.61 (+4.03%)
Markets Right Now: Stocks gain, but still end the week lower

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

Facing bias as a female business owner? Here's what to do

Women business owners who encounter gender discrimination from investors, customers or others often are taken aback initially. to deal with painful and awkward situations.

Dow Jones Industrial Average claws back nearly 300 points but still suffers its biggest weekly loss in six months

NEW YORK (AP) — Dow Jones Industrial Average claws back nearly 300 points but still suffers its biggest weekly loss in six months.

Facebook: Hackers accessed personal data from 29M accounts

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook hackers accessed a wide swath of information — ranging from emails and phone numbers to more personal details like sites visited and places checked into — from millions...

Global business leaders suspend ties with Saudi Arabia

LONDON (AP) — Global business leaders are reassessing their ties with Saudi Arabia, stoking pressure on the Gulf kingdom to explain what happened to a dissident writer who disappeared after visiting...

JPM : 106.95 (-1.09%)
SIEGY : 57.8600 (-0.03%)
Stock market experts say this is a stumble, not a plunge

Whoa, what was that?

Barchart Morning Call

Overnight Markets and NewsDec E-mini S&Ps (ESZ18 +1.11%) this morning are up +1.02% and European stocks are up +0.38% as global equity markets recover from their 2-day rout. JPMorgan Chase is up 1% in pre-market trading to lead bank stocks higher ... Read More

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Intelsat S.A. (I)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the satellite communications company Intelsat (I). I found the stock by using Barchart to sort today's Top Stocks to Own list by the highest Weighted Alpha, then used the Flipchart feature to review the c...
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cmdty Insider - Ag Market Commentary

Today's Commentary

Corn futures settled 3 3/4 to 4 1/2 cents higher on Friday. This morning’s FAS Export Sales report indicated that 1.007 MMT of 18/19 corn was sold for export in the week of 10/4, edging into the range of estimate. That was down 29.65% wk/wk and...
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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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