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  • As of 12:13 p.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade July corn was up 2-1/ 4 cents at $3.61-1/ 4 per bushel. July spring wheat futures on the Minneapolis Grain Exchange were up 18-1/ 4 cents at $6.82 a bushel, the highest spot price on a continuous chart since July 2014. In its weekly U.S. crop conditions report, the USDA rated 40 percent of the spring wheat crop in good to excellent...

  • WASHINGTON— A House panel approved legislation Tuesday that would split off management of the nation's skies from the Federal Aviation Administration and give that responsibility to an independent, nonprofit company. Proponents say Washington dysfunction hampers the FAA's efforts to update equipment designed to make flying quicker and safer.

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  • CHICAGO— Grain futures were higher Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery was. 40 cent higher at $4.5040 a bushel; July corn was up 1.60 cents at $3.6060 a bushel; July oats was down 2.40 cents at $2.4720 a bushel while July soybeans gained 7 cents to $9.1360 a bushel. June live cattle was. 53 cent lower at $1.2095 a pound; August...

  • 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...

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