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  • CHICAGO— Grain futures were higher Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery was 2.50 cents higher at $4.6360 a bushel; March corn was 1 cent higher at $3.6120 a bushel; March oats were 1.50 cents higher at $1.9060 a bushel; while March soybeans was 6.50 cents higher at $8.6860 a bushel. April live cattle was 2.18 cents lower at...

  • *All 10 S&P sectors fall, led by financials. Feb 11- U.S. stock indexes plummeted on Thursday morning as investors spooked by the health of the global economy jettisoned stocks and fled to safe-haven assets. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Wednesday acknowledged tightening financial conditions and uncertainty about China and the risks that posed to the...

  • *Oil slump, Yellen comments stoke worries. Feb 11- U.S. stock indexes were set to open sharply lower on Thursday, with investors piling into safe haven assets as another fall in oil prices and cautious comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen rekindled doubts about global economic health. Yellen on Wednesday acknowledged tightening financial...

  • CHICAGO _ Navigant Consulting Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $13.2 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 20 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $206 million.

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Feb 11- Chicago corn futures slipped for a seventh consecutive session on Thursday as record U.S. ethanol stocks added to concerns about faltering demand and swelling grain supplies. The Chicago Board Of Trade most-active corn contract fell 0.2 percent to $3.59-1/ 2 a bushel by 1215 GMT. It was trading just above this week's low of $3.59-1/ 4, which...

  • SINGAPORE, Feb 11- Chicago corn futures slid for a seventh consecutive session on Thursday with the market trading near its lowest since January 15, weighed down by slowing U.S. demand for corn-based ethanol and ample global supplies. Chicago Board Of Trade most-active corn contract fell 0.1 percent to $3.60 a bushel by 0254 GMT, having closed down 0.2 percent in...

  • SYDNEY, Feb 11- U.S. corn fell for a seventh consecutive session on Thursday to linger near a one-month low as prices came under sustained pressure from ample global supplies and moves by Russia to ban U.S. imports. *USDA said on Tuesday that global wheat supplies would reach record levels this year due to falling consumption in China and India.

  • CHICAGO _ Coeur Mining Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $303 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 18 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $158.4 million.

  • CHICAGO _ Mattersight Corp. on Wednesday reported a loss of $4.4 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Chicago- based company said it had a loss of 18 cents. For the year, the company reported that its loss widened to $15.7 million, or 70 cents per share.

  • Grain mostly lower, livestock mixed Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 10:40 AM ET

    CHICAGO— Grain futures were mostly lower Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery was 2 cents higher at $4.5940 a bushel; March corn was 1 cent lower at $3.60 a bushel; March oats were 3 cents lower at $1.9260 a bushel; while March soybeans was. 25 cent lower at $8.63 a bushel. April live cattle was 1.15 cents higher at $1.3230 a...

  • The January 2014 crash on Interstate 88 near Naperville, Illinois, killed a tollway worker and seriously injured a state trooper whose patrol car was engulfed in flames. Although regulators had classified the Illinois company, DND International Inc., as high-risk, based on a lengthy record of problems, they failed to make the carrier comply with rules, the...

  • *USDA forecast of big world inventories weakens. Corn was again weak after dropping in the previous session after the USDA forecast hefty U.S. supplies. "Wheat, corn and soybeans are still burdened by the forecasts of large global supplies made by the USDA monthly report on Tuesday," said Frank Rijkers, agrifood economist at ABN AMRO Bank.

  • *USDA raises forecast for world ending stocks, adds pressure. SINGAPORE, Feb 10- Chicago wheat futures slid for a fifth straight session on Wednesday to trade near its lowest since 2010 as the market faced headwinds from a U.S. estimate of record global year-end stocks. Chicago Board Of Trade most-active wheat contract fell 0.1 percent to $4.57 a bushel by 0242 GMT,...

  • SYDNEY, Feb 10- U.S. wheat was steady on Wednesday, but holding near the lowest since 2010 hit in the previous session, as prices remained under pressure from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's larger-than-expected forecast for end of season stocks. *USDA pegged wheat ending stocks above trade expectations, largely due to a 4 million tonne cut in usage by China,...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 9- Oil traders have scrambled to scoop up options as additional protection against wild swings in prices, sending a key index to its highest level since the worst of the global economic crisis in 2008, data shows. The flurry comes as oil benchmarks have tested new 12-1/ 2- year lows, falling nearly 8 percent on Tuesday, as one of the worst supply gluts in...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 9- Shareholders of the former GFI Group Inc may pursue a lawsuit accusing two top executives of fraudulently causing them to sell their stock prematurely as part of a plan to take the firm's main brokerage unit private, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday. District Judge William Pauley in Manhattan said former GFI Chairman Michael Gooch, former Chief...

  • CHICAGO, Feb 9- Bunge Ltd has launched legal proceedings against Egypt's state grain buyer over a rejected cargo of French wheat, highlighting uncertainty among suppliers who are already charging a risk premium to the world's largest wheat importer. Egypt, which buys wheat to provide its poorest citizens with bread, has in recent weeks fueled confusion in the...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 9- U.S. corn and wheat ending stocks will be higher than previously expected at the end of the marketing year due to a drop in already weak demand for U.S. supplies on the export market, the government said on Tuesday. The U.S. Agriculture Department in its monthly supply and demand report also raised its soybean ending stocks outlook due to a slowdown...

  • Crop prospects are also improving in South America, which competes with the United States for export business, after weekend rains eased concerns about dryness in Argentina, the world's top exporter of soyoil and soymeal and the No. 3 soybean supplier. Traders will probably resume monitoring South American yields and demand once the USDA issues monthly crop...

  • Grain mixed, livestock mixed Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 11:08 AM ET

    CHICAGO— Grain futures were mixed Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery was 1.50 cents lower at $4.57 a bushel; March corn was 1 cent lower at $3.6120 a bushel; March oats were. 50 cent higher at $1.9940 a bushel; while March soybeans was. 50 cent higher at $8.63 a bushel. April live cattle was. 45 cent lower at $1.3095 a pound; March...