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February 17, 2017
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Asian shares track Wall Street slide; Spain attack weighs

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks sank Friday as global investor sentiment was battered by big losses on Wall Street amid U.S. political turmoil and a deadly van attack in Spain. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 1.2 percent to 19,468.05 and South Korea's Kospi shed 0.2 percent to 2,358.14. Hong Kong's Hang Seng sank 0.6 percent to 27,184.18, coming off lows earlier in the session, while the Shanghai Composite index...

August 18, 2017
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Minnesota releases review on disputed Enbridge oil pipeline

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota regulators have released the final environmental review of Enbridge Energy's proposal to replace its aging Line 3 oil pipeline, which carries Canadian crude across northern Minnesota to Wisconsin. The document has been updated since the draft was released for public comment in May. Changes include additional discussion of the socio-economic impacts of the project, the potential impacts on tribal resources and...

August 17, 2017
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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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US stocks slide after results from Wal-Mart and Cisco

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are lower Thursday morning as investors fail to get excited by quarterly reports from big names like retailer Wal-Mart and technology bellwether Cisco Systems. Most industries are slipping, with some of the biggest losses going to technology and industrial companies, retailers and banks. After dramatic moves late last week and earlier this week, stocks appear to have returned to the pattern of small moves that has marked this year. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped 12 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,455 as of 11 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average declined 90 points, or 0.4 percent, to 21,934. The Nasdaq composite lost 47 points, or 0.7...

August 17, 2017
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Global shares meander after upbeat Japan trade report

TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mixed in narrow trading Thursday, with European benchmarks falling back after recent gains. Japan's Nikkei 225 index slipped as the yen strengthened against the U.S. dollar, despite the release of upbeat trade data for July. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX edged 0.1 percent lower to 12,258.20 and the CAC 40 of France also fell 0.1 percent to 5,172.18. Britain's FTSE 100 gave up 0.1...

August 17, 2017
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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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Appeals court voids pipeline safety order for Exxon

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An appeals court has voided an order that would have required Exxon Mobil to revise its pipeline-safety procedures after a 2013 oil spill in Arkansas. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration issued the order in 2015, and it could have applied to more than 1,000 miles (1,609 kilometers) of the Texas oil and gas company's pipelines. A three-judge panel of the 5th...

August 16, 2017
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Business Highlights

___ Corporate chiefs flee Trump; he disbands WH advisory panels NEW YORK (AP) — With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump on Wednesday disbanded a pair of advisory business councils. It was the latest fallout from his comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Some Republican office holders also are seeking to distance themselves from him. ___ White House: Gov't to...

August 16, 2017
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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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Gains for health care and retail sectors send stocks higher

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Wednesday morning as retailers...

August 16, 2017
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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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Group estimates 34,000 barrels of oil spilled off Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — An analysis of satellite imagery by a U.S.-based...

August 16, 2017