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  • SINGAPORE, June 27- U.S. soybeans rose half a percent on Tuesday, extending gains into a third session after the U.S. Department of Agriculture pegged the condition of the crop below market expectations. The Chicago Board Of Trade most-active soybean contract rose 0.5 percent to $9.11-1/ 2 a bushel by 0211 GMT, corn gained 0.3 percent to $3.60 a bushel and wheat...

  • SYDNEY, June 27- U.S. soybeans rose nearly 0.5 percent on Tuesday, extending gains into a third consecutive session, after the U.S. Department of Agriculture pegged the condition of the crop below market expectations. *The USDA rated 67 percent of the U.S. corn crop in good to excellent condition, unchanged from the prior week, but below analysts' expectations.

  • June 26- Glyphosate, an herbicide and the active ingredient in Monsanto Co's popular Roundup weed killer, will be added to California's list of chemicals known to cause cancer effective July 7, the state's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment said on Monday. The listing is the latest legal setback for the seeds and chemicals company, which has faced...

  • June 26- Glyphosate, an herbicide and the active ingredient in Monsanto Co's popular Roundup weed killer, will be added to California's list of chemicals known to cause cancer effective July 7, the state's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment said on Monday. We will continue to aggressively challenge this improper decision, " Scott Partridge,...

  • The brief submitted by 50 companies to the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan marks the first time such a large group of businesses has backed arguments about employment discrimination that LGBT groups and the administration of former President Barack Obama have made for years. The companies asked the 2nd Circuit to revive a lawsuit by the estate...

  • June 26- Glyphosate, a popular weed killer and the active ingredient in Monsanto Co's Roundup, will be added to California's list of chemicals known to cause cancer effective July 7, the state's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment said on Monday.

  • *Utilities, telecom in favor as tech lags. June 26- The S&P 500 and the Dow barely rose on Monday as gains were offset by a fall in technology stocks, which pushed the Nasdaq lower as investors turned to more defensive sectors. "The bond market is signaling an economic slowing," said Paul Nolte, portfolio manager at Kingsview Asset Management in Chicago.

  • *Utilities, telecom in favor as tech lags. June 26- The S&P 500 and the Dow barely rose on Monday as gains were offset by a fall in technology stocks, which pushed the Nasdaq lower as investors turned to more defensive sectors. "The bond market is signaling an economic slowing," said Paul Nolte, portfolio manager at Kingsview Asset Management in Chicago.

  • CHICAGO, June 26- Chicago Board of Trade wheat prices fell about 2 percent on Monday, extending their slide to four sessions on profit-taking after a run-up to one-year highs last week, analysts said. July corn ended up 1-1/ 4 cents at $3.59 a bushel and July soybeans rose 2-1/ 4 cents to $9.06-3/ 4 a bushel. "The wheat price in Chicago has fallen... as part of a consolidation...

  • NEW YORK, June 26- Nestle's jump to a record high boosted European stocks and helped buoy a global index on Monday, while the dollar was close to recent lows and the U.S. yield curve flattened after soft capital goods data. Stocks were volatile on Wall Street, with defensive sectors emerging as the best performers as the S&P 500 eked out a small gain.

  • NEW YORK, June 26- Nestle's jump to a record high boosted European stocks and helped buoy a global index on Monday, while the U.S. dollar was close to recent lows and the U.S. yield curve flattened after soft capital goods data. Stocks were volatile on Wall Street, with technology going from top gainer to top decliner and defensive sectors emerging as the best...

  • *Utilities, telecom in favor as tech lags. June 26- The S&P 500 and the Dow were slightly higher on Monday but gains were muted by a fall in technology stocks which nudged the Nasdaq lower as investors turned to more defensive sectors. "The bond market is signaling an economic slowing," said Paul Nolte, portfolio manager at Kingsview Asset Management in Chicago.

  • CHICAGO, June 26- Chicago Board of Trade wheat prices fell about 2 percent on Monday, extending their slide to four sessions on profit-taking after a run-up to one-year highs last week, analysts said. As of 1:03 p.m. CDT, CBOT July wheat was down 8-1/ 2 cents at $4.51-1/ 4 per bushel. July corn was up 1-3/ 4 cents at $3.59-1/ 2 a bushel and July soybeans were up 4 cents at...

  • May durable goods orders disappoint. NEW YORK, June 26- The U.S. dollar hit a more than one-week low against the euro on Monday after weaker-than-expected economic data fueled doubts about the Federal Reserve's interest rate hike timeline, while caution ahead of speeches from central bank officials limited the move. The Commerce Department said non-defense...

  • CHICAGO— Grain futures were higher Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery was 9.40 cents lower at $4.5020 a bushel; July corn was up 0.40 cent at $3.5820 a bushel; July oats was up 1.40 cents at $2.56 a bushel while July soybeans gained 2.20 cents to $9.0660 a bushel. June live cattle was. 08 cent higher at $1.1928 a pound; August...

  • A worker installs tires on a 2014 Jeep Wrangler as it undergoes assembly at the Chrysler Toledo North Assembly Plant Jeep in Toledo, Ohio.

    The Toyota Camry and Honda Accord have dropped out of the top 10 list of most American-made vehicles.

  • Starbucks low calorie products including hot panini sandwiches in New York.

    Let's do lunch! Starbucks CFO Scott Maw says the coffee giant is looking to grow its food sales, particularly those at the midday meal.

  • PARIS/ SYDNEY, June 26- U.S. wheat prices fell on Monday, with Chicago futures retreating from a one-year high and spring wheat edging back from a 2-1/ 2 year top, as the market awaited more indications on crop conditions after adverse growing weather. The most active wheat futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade fell 1.4 percent to $4.66-3/ 4 a bushel by 1054 GMT, pulling...

  • *Group's debt rises to over $7 billion. *COFCO gaining ground in South America. LONDON/ BEIJING/ BUENOS AIRES, June 26- As the world trade in farm commodities faces a shake-up, one the groups widely expected to play a leading role- China's COFCO- will probably have sit out the industry consolidation after all.

  • SYDNEY, June 26- U.S. wheat futures fell 0.5 percent on Monday, retreating from a one-year high, although fears of global production losses underpinned prices. The most active wheat futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade fell 0.4 percent to $4.71-3/ 4 a bushel by 0258 GMT, having closed up 2.7 percent on Friday when prices hit a high of $4.80-1/ 2 a bushel- the highest...