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Wed, Jan 17th, 2018
Is it news? Ansari story triggers media ethics debate

What makes a private sexual encounter newsworthy? A little-known website raised that very question after publishing an unidentified woman's vivid account of comedian Aziz Ansari's sexual advances while...

Apple CEO goes to Reno for groundbreaking of warehouse

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook joined Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve at a groundbreaking ceremony for a new $4 million warehouse in downtown Reno Wednesday as the company...

Politics weighs heavily on foreign businesses in China

BEIJING (AP) — Politics weighs more heavily on foreign companies in China than it has in nearly three decades.

MDT : 86.11 (+0.93%)
Apple banks on tax break to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is planning to build a new corporate campus and hire 20,000 U.S. workers in an expansion driven in part by a tax cut that will enable the iPhone maker to bring an estimated...

CSCO : 41.20 (+1.63%)
AAPL : 179.10 (+1.65%)
T : 36.85 (+0.35%)
Chicago group sues US Steel over Indiana plant's discharges

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — An environmental group is suing U.S. Steel, alleging that one of the company's northwestern Indiana plants has repeatedly violated its wastewater permit with illegal discharges.

X : 39.31 (+1.66%)
DOE staffer claims retaliation over photos of secret meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former photographer at the Department of Energy says he lost his job in retaliation for making public photos of a meeting between Secretary Rick Perry and a coal baron peddling a...

Suit: Gay couple gets 'hateful' flyers, not wedding programs

BOSTON (AP) — Stephen Heasley and Andrew Borg were excited to see the wedding programs they ordered for their big day. But when the package arrived, the gay couple was horrified to instead find religious...

Uber nearing autonomous cars without human backup driver

DETROIT (AP) — Uber plans to carry passengers in autonomous vehicles without human backup drivers in about the same time frame as competitors, which expect to be on the road at the latest sometime next...

GM : 44.03 (-0.36%)
Motion-activated cameras capture animals being wild, weird

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — How does a bighorn sheep say "cheese?"

Judge rules for McClatchy officials accused of mismanagement

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California judge sided with the former chief executive of the McClatchy newspaper chain and other company officials in a lawsuit alleging they mismanaged funds by buying a rival...

Oklahoma politicians stunned by discovery of possible spying

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Republican lawmaker's discovery of a magnetic box containing a high-tech tracking device affixed to the bottom of his truck is being investigated by Oklahoma officials, who also...

Rupert Murdoch suffered back injury during sailing accident

NEW YORK (AP) — Media mogul Rupert Murdoch hurt his back in a recent sailing accident, according to a note provided to The Associated Press.

NWSA : 17.21 (+1.41%)
Football's divisional round viewership down 16 percent

NEW YORK (AP) — Television viewership for the NFL's divisional round playoff games was down 16 percent compared to last year, offering ammunition to critics of the football league, but there are a couple...

CMCSA : 41.68 (-0.33%)
Entire operation of federal consumer regulator under review

NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump-appointed acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Wednesday that he is launching a review of all the federal consumer watchdog agency's policies and...

Nielsen's top programs for Jan. 8-14

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Jan. 8-14. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.

Dominion to put 9 power-generating units on reserve status

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dominion Energy plans to place nine of its older, inefficient and rarely-used power-generating units across Virginia into a dormant status, the company announced Wednesday.

Group pushes lawsuit saying book infringes on artist's work

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A group that preserves and promotes the work of a deaf, self-taught Idaho artist whose creations appear in museums around the world is fighting an attempt to dismiss its copyright...

How major US stock indexes fared on Wednesday

Stocks closed broadly higher Wednesday, sending the Dow Jones industrial average to its first close above 26,000 points.

US withholds hurricane emergency loan sought by Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A billion-dollar emergency loan approved by Congress to help Puerto Rico deal with the effects of Hurricane Maria has been temporarily withheld by federal officials who say...

US stock rally lifts Dow to first close above 26,000 points

A broad rally on Wall Street propelled the Dow Jones industrial average to close above 26,000 points for the first time Wednesday.

ABC : 101.30 (+1.76%)
BAC : 31.18 (-0.19%)
GS : 253.65 (-1.86%)
F : 12.18 (-7.02%)

Barchart Morning Call

OVERNIGHT MARKETS AND NEWS Mar E-mini S&Ps ( ESH18 +0.34%) are up +0.37% on optimism a House Republican stopgap spending plan can be passed to keep the government open through Feb 16. House Speaker Ryan is attempting to garner enough support... Read More

Chart of the Day

Chart of the Day

Grupo Sepervielle (SUPV) is the Barchart Chart of the Day.  The Argentine back has a Trend Spotter buy signals, a Weeighted Alpha of 153.14+ and gained 133.17% in the last year.
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures showed gains of 4 to 4 3/4 cents on Wednesday, supported by specs covering their short position. That was the largest 1 day move for the March contract since December 4. The weekly EIA report will be delayed until Thursday, with ethanol ...
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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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