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  • *Corn, soy sag on risk-avoidance before USDA data. *USDA to release key reports Thursday at 11 a.m. CDT. As of 12:05 p.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade March wheat was down 10-1/ 2 cents at $4.16-1/ 4 per bushel after dipping to $4.12, its lowest in a week.

  • Investigators say Tipton and his associates used that knowledge to buy winning tickets worth millions of dollars in Colorado, Oklahoma, Wisconsin, Kansas and Iowa between 2005 and 2011.. Tipton's friend, Texas businessman Robert Rhodes, pleaded guilty Monday to his role in unsuccessfully trying to claim a $14.5 million Hot Lotto ticket that Tipton bought in...

  • WASHINGTON— The Latest on activities in Congress:. A Senate panel is postponing a confirmation hearing on President-elect Donald Trump's choice to head the Commerce Department to give the nominee more time to finalize an ethics agreement. John Kelly says he has not been involved in helping President-elect Donald Trump and his team develop its immigration...

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 10- Chicago soybean futures slid on Tuesday to fall for three out of four sessions, pressured by expectations of near-record production in South America. "We hear talk about adverse weather in some parts of South America, but fundamentally nothing much has changed." The most-active Chicago Board of Trade soybean contract had dropped 0.7 percent to...

  • SYDNEY, Jan 10- U.S. soybeans fell on Tuesday, retreating after posting gains of more than 1 percent in the previous session, as pressure from ample global supplies outweighed fears of production losses in Argentina. *The USDA said on Monday morning that soybean export inspections totalled 1.457 million tonnes in the latest reporting week, exceeding the high end...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 9- U.S. soybean futures firmed on Monday, settling up 1 percent on some concerns about rain in parts of Argentina curtailing crop production from the world's third largest exporter of the oilseed, traders said. Chicago Board of Trade March soybean futures rose 10-1/ 2 cents at $10.05-1/ 4 a bushel. The USDA said on Monday morning that soybean export...

  • Jan 9- A federal judge has blocked a brother of professional racecar driver and payday loan businessman Scott Tucker from selling bogus debt portfolios to collection agencies, which have used them to get consumers to pay debts they did not owe, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said. The FTC on Dec. 16 filed a civil lawsuit against Joel Tucker and three of his...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 9- U.S. soybean futures firmed on Monday, supported by some concerns about rain in parts of Argentina curtailing crop production from the world's third largest exporter of the oilseed, traders said. At 11:13 a.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade March soybean futures were up 5-1/ 2 cents at $10.00-1/ 4 a bushel. The USDA said on Monday morning that soybean...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 5- U.S. wheat futures rose 1.6 percent to their highest in nearly six weeks on Thursday on a round of short-covering after weakening overnight, traders said. "Wheat is just incredibly cheap compared to the other ag markets," said Terry Reilly, grains analyst with Futures International in Chicago. Wheat also found technical support after the benchmark...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 5- U.S. wheat futures rose to their highest in nearly six weeks on Thursday on a round of short-covering after weakening overnight, traders said. "Wheat is just incredibly cheap compared to the other ag markets," said Terry Reilly, grains analyst with Futures International in Chicago. At 10:20 a.m. CST, CBOT March soft red winter wheat was up 6 cents at...

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Jan 5- U.S. grain and soybean futures edged lower on Thursday in a pause from a day-earlier rally, as traders waited for further indications on weather risks and portfolio rebalancing by funds that have supported prices in the face of big global supplies. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active soybean contract was down 0.6 percent at $10.09-1/ 2 a...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 4- U.S. soybean futures rose 1.9 percent on Wednesday on a round of bargain buying following three straight days of declines that pushed the benchmark contract to its lowest since mid-November, traders said. "We got down to the bottom end of the range on beans," said Don Roose, president of U.S. Commodities in West Des Moines, Iowa. Chicago Board of Trade...

  • "We got down to the bottom end of the range on beans," said Don Roose, president of U.S. Commodities in West Des Moines, Iowa. At 10:22 a.m. CST, Chicago Board of Trade March soybean futures were up 13-3/ 4 cents at $10.08-3/ 4 a bushel. CBOT March soft red winter wheat was 3-3/ 4 cents higher at $4.10-1/ 4 a bushel and K.C. March hard red winter wheat gained 5-1/ 2 cents to $4.19-1/ 2 a...

  • *CBOT wheat ticks down, Kansas firm as crop ratings fall. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Jan 4- Chicago soybeans inched higher on Wednesday as the dollar eased, encouraging the oilseed market to break a three-day slide, although favourable harvest prospects in South America kept a lid on prices. Chicago wheat dipped but Kansas futures were higher after the U.S. government...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 3- U.S. soybean futures fell to a six-week low on Tuesday on improving South American crop prospects and uncertainty about export demand from China, analysts said. As of 12:58 p.m. CST, the benchmark Chicago Board of Trade March soybean futures contract was down 7-3/ 4 cents at $9.96-1/ 4 per bushel after dipping to $9.95-3/ 4, its lowest level since Nov. 18.

  • Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts. A civil engineer by training, the Texan joined the world's largest energy company in 1975 and led several of its operations in the United States as well as in Yemen, Thailand and Russia. DEFENSE SECRETARY: JAMES MATTIS Mattis is a retired Marine general...

  • Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts. A civil engineer by training, the Texan joined the world's largest energy company in 1975 and led several of its operations in the United States as well as in Yemen, Thailand and Russia. DEFENSE SECRETARY: JAMES MATTIS Mattis is a retired Marine general...

  • Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts. A civil engineer by training, the Texan joined the world's largest energy company in 1975 and led several of its operations in the United States as well as in Yemen, Thailand and Russia. DEFENSE SECRETARY: JAMES MATTIS Mattis is a retired Marine general...

  • CHICAGO, Dec 30- U.S. wheat futures firmed on Friday on better-than-expected export data and short-covering at year's end, analysts said, but the market was poised for an annual decline of about 13 percent. As of 12:22 p.m. CST, Chicago Board of Trade March wheat was up 2 cents at $4.06-3/ 4 per bushel. March corn was up 1/ 2 cent at $3.50-1/ 4 a bushel.

  • President-elect Donald Trump has named Tom Bossert as White House homeland security adviser, the transition team said in a statement on Tuesday. Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts. A civil engineer by training, the Texan joined the world's largest energy company in 1975 and led several of...