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Fri, Feb 23rd, 2018
Brexit is already causing a drop in EU migration to UK

LONDON (AP) — Brexit is little more than a year away but there is mounting evidence it's having a major impact on the number of European citizens looking to live and work in Britain.

Newly pet-friendly General Mills spends $8B on Blue Buffalo

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Its sales under pressure with fewer grocery lists including processed foods, General Mills will try to balance its own shift in that direction, and its revenues, with the $8 billion...

GIS : 52.75 (-4.00%)
BUFF : 39.89 (+16.91%)
Trump Jr.'s foreign policy speech in India boosts concerns

NEW DELHI (AP) — As criticism mounted that the American president's eldest son was pushing an ethics boundary by making a foreign policy speech at an Indian business summit, conference organizers hurriedly...

Cyprus: Turkish warships stopped rig, 'threatened force'

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' energy minister says Turkish warships "threatened to use force" to stop a renewed attempt by a rig to reach an area off the east Mediterranean island nation where Italian...

Why millennials should care about Medicare right now

Medicare provides basic health care to one out of six Americans, most of them 65 and older. Even people decades away from retirement, though, should be concerned about Congress meddling with the program....

GOP, Dem governors push national health care compromise

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bipartisan group of governors working to strike compromise on hot-button policy issues will take on the health care question at an event Friday.

Stocks mixed as Wall Street seen edging higher

BEIJING (AP) — Stock markets slipped in Europe on Friday, but Wall Street was expected to rise on the open and Asian indexes closed higher.

Spend more or do less: EU leaders discuss post-Brexit budget

BRUSSELS (AP) — The leaders of European Union nations — minus Britain's prime minister — met Friday to discuss how the bloc will cope with a multibillion-euro hole in its budget caused by Brexit....

BMW plans to build battery electric Minis in China

BERLIN (AP) — German automaker BMW says it's in talks to build battery electric models of its Mini cars in China, which would be the first time the iconic cars have been made outside Europe.

Building starts on Afghan leg of Turkmenistan gas pipeline

SERHETABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — Construction has begun on the Afghanistan stretch of an ambitious pipeline that is to carry natural gas from Turkmenistan to Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.

Reports say Iran temporarily bans ATR aircraft after crash

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media are reporting the country's aviation organization has temporarily banned flights of all ATR-72 aircraft after a deadly crash that killed 65.

Prominent developer's death ruled a suicide by authorities

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — The death of a prominent developer who was struck and killed by a Metro-North train in Connecticut has been ruled a suicide.

MIT professor appointed to NYC deputy mayor position

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has named a Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor to serve as his deputy mayor for strategic initiatives.

BMW looking at Chinese-made electric MINI

BEIJING (AP) — BMW Group said Friday it is talking with China's biggest SUV maker about a possible partnership to produce electric versions of its MINI as automakers ramp up electric development under...

GM : 40.91 (+0.86%)
NSANY : 20.6600 (-0.77%)
China prosecuting tycoon who considered Kushner investment

BEIJING (AP) — The founder of one of China's biggest insurers, who had discussed possibly investing in a Manhattan skyscraper owned by the family of U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser,...

FGL : 31.10 (unch)
Italian campaign promises gloss over grim economic realities

MILAN (AP) — Claudio Falciola joined millions of Italians who faced economic uncertainty when he lost his job as a technician in 2012 amid a long recession in the eurozone's third-largest economy.

UK taxpayer-owned RBS reports first profit in a decade

LONDON (AP) — Taxpayer-owned Royal Bank of Scotland reported Friday its first profit in a decade but warned that its 2018 results may be hit by a pending settlement with U.S. officials.

Germany books record surplus as economy keeps growing

BERLIN (AP) — Germany saw a record budget surplus last year thanks to unbroken economic growth.

South Korea to fight WTO ruling on Fukushima seafood ban

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Friday it will appeal the World Trade Organization's decision against bans on imports of Japanese fishery products after the Fukushima nuclear meltdowns.

Djibouti seizes control of DP World's container terminal

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Djibouti has seized control of a container terminal run by Dubai-based port operator DP World, the latest move in a long-running legal dispute over the facility in...

Barchart Morning Call

OVERNIGHT MARKETS AND NEWS Mar E-mini S&Ps ( ESH18 +0.43%) this morning are up +0.33% on reduced interest rate concerns as the 10-year T-note yield falls below 2.90%. Also, increased M&A activity gave equities a boost after General Mills... Read More

Chart of the Day

Natural Alternativ (NAII)

Natural Alternatives International (NAII) is the Barchart Chart of the Day.  The natural supplement company has a Trend Spotter buy signal, a Weighted Alpga of 34.20+ and gained 32.42% in the last year.
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures are currently ½ to 1 cent higher since posting UNCH to penny gains on Thursday. The weekly EIA report showed ethanol production picking up to 1.068 million barrels per day. That was 52,000 bpd larger than the previous week, as sto...
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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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