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  • Nov 1- U.S. agricultural trader Archer Daniels Midland Co reported a 35.3 percent jump in quarterly profit on Tuesday, largely helped by higher U.S. exports of corn and soybeans. Net earnings attributable to Chicago- based ADM rose to $341 million, or 58 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 30, from $252 million, or 41 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • SINGAPORE, Nov 1- Chicago soybean futures edged higher on Tuesday, supported by strong Chinese demand, while wheat lost ground after a short-covering rally in the last session. Corn was weighed down by ample supplies, but losses were checked by a U.S. Department of Agriculture report pegging the harvest pace as behind expectations. Chicago Board Of Trade...

  • *USDA said 87 percent of the U.S. soybean crop was harvested as of Sunday, matching market expectations. *USDA said 75 percent of the corn crop was harvested as of Sunday, behind forecasts for 77 percent complete. *USDA said 264,000 tonnes of U.S. soybeans were sold to China and that another 2.87 million tonnes of U.S. soybeans were inspected last week for export.

  • Oct 31- Thousands of supporters of a Native American tribe and environmental activists fighting construction of an oil pipeline in North Dakota turned to social media on Monday in a bid to confuse police who they believe are using it to track the protesters. More than 4,600 people used Facebook's location tagging feature to "check in" on Monday afternoon at the...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 31- The U.S. dollar rose against a basket of major currencies on Monday on reduced worries over the FBI's investigation of more emails linked to Hillary Clinton's use of a private server, while persistently low Japanese government bond yields also boosted the greenback. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major...

  • PARIS/ SYDNEY, Oct 31- U.S. soybeans steadied on Monday after losses of more than 1 percent in the previous session, as strong export demand offset pressure from ample global supplies. The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade was down a thin 0.05 percent by 1147 GMT to $10.11-1/ 2 a bushel, having closed down 1.2 percent on Friday.

  • NEWTON COUNTY, Indiana, Oct 31- A third-generation farmer, Matt Gibson eyed a big expansion of his family's business in late 2011, as grain prices soared in a searing Midwestern drought. The travails of Matt Gibson, 39, and his family are emblematic of a new class of "go-go farmers," a term coined by fellow Midwest growers and agricultural economists.

  • SYDNEY, Oct 31- U.S. soybeans steadied on Monday after losses of more than 1 percent in the previous session, as strong export demand offset pressure from ample global supplies. The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade rose 0.1 percent to $10.12-3/ 4 a bushel, having closed down 1.2 percent on Friday. U.S. soybean exports surged to a record 1.936...

  • Farmers in Argentina and Brazil were enjoying largely benign conditions early in the growing season, even as parts of Argentina had excessive rainfall. *The dollar was on the defensive on Monday as the FBI's new probe into private email use of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton shook markets' conviction of her victory in the U.S. presidential...

  • Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will deliver remarks on the importance of global economic integration and shared growth at the Oxford Union- 1600 GMT. LONDON- Norway Central Bank Governor Oystein Olsen gives a speech to OMFIF in London- 1100 GMT. VANCOUVER- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will give a speech in Vancouver- 1600 GMT.

  • Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will deliver remarks on the importance of global economic integration and shared growth at the Oxford Union- 1600 GMT. LONDON- Norway Central Bank Governor Oystein Olsen gives a speech to OMFIF in London- 1100 GMT. VANCOUVER- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will give a speech in Vancouver- 1600 GMT.

  • *Upcoming plug-in Prius makes wider use of Li-ion batteries. TOYOTA CITY, Japan, Oct 31- Engineers at Toyota Motor Corp say they have tamed volatile lithium-ion battery technology, and can now safely pack more power at no significant extra cost, giving the Japanese automaker the option to enter the growing all-electric car market. Because of different...

  • American Airlines airplane at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois

    American Airlines Flight 383 aborted takeoff from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, the FAA said.

  • Chicago Cubs World Series average ticket price tops $6,600

    Cubs fans who want to see their team playing at home in the World Series are driving up ticket prices.

  • Conservative undercover journalist James O'Keefe

    Trump fails to mention that he paid the filmmaker who he says uncovered the story of Clinton paying supporters to incite violence at his rally.

  • A person, not a machine, was probably ultimately the cause of the short-lived flash crash in the pound sterling.

  • Injection healthcare

    Harken Health charges customers nothing out of pocket for primary care visits to the insurer's clinics, but it bled cash.

  • Uber driver

    Sears is partnering with ride-services company Uber as the struggling retailer tries to make its rewards program more attractive to shoppers.

  • Target Corp. shopping baskets sit on the floor of a company store

    Target said Chief Digital Officer Jason Goldberger has left the retailer and his role will be taken over by two senior company executives.

  • A customer carries a Walmart paper shopping bag

    Wal-Mart must face a class-action lawsuit accusing the world's largest retailer of defrauding shareholders by concealing suspected bribery.