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  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 12:21 a.m. EDT Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 12:21 AM ET

    Asian stock markets weak amid new Europe jitters after problems at Portugal bank Aereo presses case despite Supreme Court setback, seeks licensing treatment as cable company Fears over fate of major Portuguese financial group reignite euro market tensions Gov.

  • Corn and wheat have fallen more than 5 percent this week, while soybeans have lost nearly 4 percent amid market expectations that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will raise its estimates for production and stockpiles.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 8:45 p.m. EDT Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 8:45 PM ET

    Aereo presses case despite Supreme Court setback, seeks licensing treatment as cable company Fears over fate of major Portuguese financial group reignite euro market tensions Gov.

  • Business Highlights Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 6:06 PM ET

    LISBON, Portugal— The specter of Europe's financial crisis is back to haunt investors. The tensions center on Espirito Santo International, a holding company that is the largest shareholder in a group of Espirito Santo family companies, including the parent of Portugal's largest bank, Banco Espirito Santo.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 5:28 p.m. EDT Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 5:28 PM ET

    Fears over fate of major Portuguese financial group reignite euro market tensions Portugal bank worries rattle Wall Street; investors move into bonds, gold Federal judge orders IRS to explain emails lost by key official in tea party investigation Mayor: Atlantic City shift from gambling to other attractions will be painful but do-able Fed No. 2 Fischer says regulators must keep working to end' too big to fail;' avert new crisis Aereo presses case despite Supreme Court setback, seeks licensing treatment as cable company FTC sues Amazon over children's unauthorized in-app charges Ag industry seeks to create right to farm for legal protection against animal-welfare groups WellPoint CEO: Insurer rides growing technology wave, preps reluctant health care shoppers Crude oil price gains for first time in 2 weeks, but analysts don't rule out more declines

  • AP Top Financial News At 5:06 p.m. EDT Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 5:06 PM ET

    Federal judge orders IRS to explain lost emails US stocks slide over European banking worries Mayor: Atlantic City shift from gambling painful Fed No. 2 Fischer says care needed to avert crisis Aereo presses case despite Supreme Court setback Portuguese bank fears rekindle euro market tension FTC sues Amazon over kids' app charges Agriculture industry seeks to create right to farm WellPoint CEO: Insurer readies for technology wave Oil rises for first time in 2 weeks, near $103

  • AP Top Financial News At 4:16 p.m. EDT Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 4:16 PM ET

    Aereo presses case despite Supreme Court setback Portuguese bank fears rekindle euro market tension US stocks lower due to European banking worries FTC sues Amazon over kids' app charges Agriculture industry seeks to create right to farm WellPoint CEO: Insurer readies for technology wave Oil rises for first time in 2 weeks, near $103 US, China talk cyberhacking amid new allegations Stigmatized nuclear workers quit Japan utility Boeing to offer more bin space on some new planes

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 4:04 p.m. EDT Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 4:05 PM ET

    Aereo presses case despite Supreme Court setback, seeks licensing treatment as cable company Fears over fate of major Portuguese financial group reignite euro market tensions US stocks recover half of earlier losses; Portugal bank worries rattle world markets FTC sues Amazon over children's unauthorized in-app charges Ag industry seeks to create right to farm for legal protection against animal-welfare groups WellPoint CEO: Insurer rides growing technology wave, preps reluctant health care shoppers Crude oil price gains for first time in 2 weeks, but analysts don't rule out more declines In Beijing, Kerry, Lew talk cyberhacking with Chinese officials amid new allegations Stigma versus green allure: Nuke professionals at Japan's Fukushima utility quit in droves As global economy recovers, corporate deal values reach highest level since 2007

  • *Brazil cane harvest speeds up- Unica. NEW YORK/ LONDON, July 10- Speculators triggered a fall in arabica coffee futures by liquidating positions on Thursday, taking one of this year's best performing commodities to a near five-month low and knocking off the seasonal frost premium on moderate weather forecasts.

  • Agriculture industry seeks to create right to farm Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 1:59 PM ET

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.— In the nation's agricultural heartland, farming is more than a multibillion-dollar industry that feeds the world. "A couple of years from now, we might say this was the beginning of the trend," said Rusty Rumley, a senior staff attorney at the National Agricultural Law Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

  • Report: Rail delays cost Minnesota farmers Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 11:25 AM ET

    MINNEAPOLIS— Delays in railroad shipping have cost Minnesota corn, soybean and wheat farmers nearly $100 million and cut deeply into the value of grain still in storage at farms across the state, according to a University of Minnesota report released at an agricultural freight conference Thursday.

  • Grain mixed livestock lower Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 10:53 AM ET

    CHICAGO— Grain futures were mixed Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Sept delivery was unchanged at $5.5125 a bushel; Sept corn was 3 cents lower at $3.8825 a bushel; Dec oats were unchanged at $3.2975 a bushel; while Nov soybeans was 2.25 cents higher at $11.06 a bushel.

  • CHICAGO, July 9- Foster Farms and its London insurers are facing off over the definition of "product recall" as the poultry producer seeks payment of $14.2 million in claims arising from a government-mandated shutdown of one of its plants, court documents show.

  • *Corn falls for 7th consecutive day. Chicago Board of Trade December corn slipped 3-1/ 4 cents to $4.01 a bushel by 9:55 a.m. CDT after setting a new contract low of $4.00-3/ 4, below Tuesday's contract low of $4.02-3/ 4. The front-month corn contract was down 2-1/ 4 cents at $4.06, near an almost four-year low of $4.05-1/ 2 set on Monday.

  • *Top buyers Japan, Indonesia put off purchases. That could hurt key exporters including the United States, Brazil, India and Ukraine, and will pile further pressure on prices for crops such as corn, wheat, soybeans and rice. The weather pattern typically sparks droughts across much of Asia and excessive rains in South America.

  • CHICAGO, July 9- Foster Farms and its London insurers are facing off over the definition of "product recall" as the poultry producer seeks payment of $14.2 million in claims arising from a government-mandated shutdown of one of its plants, court documents show.

  • Chicken price up— blame fat roosters who won't mate Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    Aviagen Group's standard Ross male breed is sire to up to 25 percent of the nation's poultry, and its infertility is a problem for prices.

  • *Good news for regional rice suppliers such as Vietnam, Thailand. MANILA, July 8- The Philippines has shifted away from setting a target date for its plan to be completely self-sufficient in the production of rice, a senior government official said, likely keeping its doors open to imports beyond the current goal of 2016..

  • July 8- California regulators violated the law by approving expanded use of pesticides that have been shown to hurt honeybees needed for pollinating key American crops, according to a lawsuit filed against the state by environmental groups on Tuesday.

  • *USDA crop data confirms good Midwest growing conditions. The USDA on Monday reported that the corn crop was in the best shape for early July in 15 years and that soy crop conditions were the best in 20 years.