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February 17, 2017
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Markets Right Now: Stocks move broadly lower on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks are dropping on Wall Street as industrial companies drop following some disappointing third-quarter reports. Aircraft maker Textron dropped 9 percent Thursday after its profit and sales fell far short of analyst forecasts. Tool and diagnostic equipment company Snap-On lost 8.2 percent after it reported weak revenue. Technology and...

October 18, 2018
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Stocks skid as interest rates rise and earnings disappoint

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling Thursday as interest rates resume their upward climb and several industrial companies post disappointing third-quarter results. Interest rates started rising a day ago after the Federal Reserve released minutes showing that a minority of its leaders think interest rates will need to keep rising to a level that slightly restricts economic growth. That would affect stocks because it means smaller...

October 18, 2018
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Is the Gold Market Finally Ready to Breakout?

Throughout  2016, we stated we did not expect much from Gold, and we stuck...

January 30, 2017
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4,000 evacuated in California as underground gas fire burns

BAY POINT, California (AP) — A fire that ignited in an underground natural gas storage area in the San Francisco Bay Area prompted officials to evacuate thousands of residents, and Chevron emergency crews were working Thursday to purge gas from a pipeline to prevent an explosion. Officials issued evacuation orders late Wednesday night for about 4,000 people from 1,400 homes near the pipeline in the city of Bay Point, California, after the fire started. Chevron spokesman Cary Wages told reporters Thursday that workers spent the night purging natural gas from the pipeline and planned to inject nitrogen "which will extinguish the fire" burning in the underground vault. Contra Costa County assistant fire...

October 18, 2018
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The Latest: Fire burning in California gas storage area

BAY POINT, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a fire threatening a natural gas pipeline in the San Francisco Bay Area (all times local): 8:15 a.m. A fire is burning in an underground natural gas storage area in the San Francisco Bay Area and officials are working to empty the natural gas from a nearby Chevron pipeline after thousands of residents were evacuated. Chevron spokesman Cary Wages told reporters Thursday...

October 18, 2018
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Telling Head and Shoulders Pattern in Soybean Oil

I have been very bearish on soybeans for quite a while due to the fundamental setup. The USDA report on January 12th did show a large estimated drop in carryover from 460 ml/bushels to 405 ml/bushels, which fueled a voracious fund and...

January 29, 2017
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Gold Correction Completed?

Patrick MontesDeOca, CEO of the Equity Management Academy , discussed how...

January 27, 2017
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British Pound: The Decline Might Pause for a few Months

If you have been trading the decline in the British Pound, it may be time...

January 26, 2017
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Japan exports fall in September, first decline since 2016

TOKYO (AP) — Japan recorded a trade surplus for September of 139.6 billion yen ($1.2 billion), but exports fell 1.2 percent from the previous year in the first decline for the world's third largest economy since 2016. A series of natural disasters took a toll, but the lag in exports also reflects uncertainties over trade tensions after President Donald Trump imposed penalty tariffs on billions of dollars'...

October 18, 2018
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West Coast quake warning system now operational, with limits

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Automated alerts from the fledgling West Coast earthquake early warning system are ready to be used broadly by businesses, utilities, schools and other entities but not for mass public notification, officials said Wednesday. "We're making a large change from a production prototype in pilot mode to an open-for-business operational mode," Doug Given, earthquake early warning coordinator...

October 18, 2018
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Decision Time in Gold

Gold has been working steadily higher over the last month of trading. ...

January 25, 2017
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Fund Length in Soybeans Growing

If you take a look at the speculative bullish positioning in soybeans,...

January 25, 2017
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Lawmakers ask Kia and Hyundai to testify on reports of fires

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate committee is asking executives of auto makers...

October 17, 2018
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Demand Cycle in Coffee can Spell Dollars for Option Traders

Believe it or not, coffee prices could soon start pricing reduced summer...

January 23, 2017
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Business Highlights

___ Tesla secures land in Shanghai for first factory outside US BEIJING...

October 17, 2018