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  • *Price drops spur import tenders from Egypt, Tunisia. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Aug 16- Chicago wheat futures edged higher on Wednesday, steadying above a 2-1/ 2 month low, as import tenders offered fresh demand to absorb some of a bumper crop in the Black Sea region that has been hanging over the market. The state buyer in Egypt, the world's biggest importer, and fellow grain...

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 16- Chicago wheat futures edged higher on Wednesday as bargain-buying followed the deep losses in the last session that drove the market to its lowest since early June. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active wheat contract gained 0.4 percent to $4.31-1/ 4 a bushel by 0337 GMT. Soybeans slid 0.2 percent at $9.22-3/ 4 a bushel, after earlier touching...

  • SYDNEY, Aug 16- U.S. corn futures inched higher on Wednesday to move away from a near seven-week low touched in the previous session, though gains were capped as fears over the outlook for U.S. crops eased. *The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board of Trade were up 0.1 percent at $3.69 a bushel by 0102 GMT. They slumped 2 percent in the previous session after...

  • DUBUQUE, Iowa _ Flexsteel Industries Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $6 million. The Dubuque, Iowa- based company said it had profit of 76 cents per share. Keywords: Flexsteel Industries, Earnings Report.

  • CHICAGO, Aug 15- Chicago Board of Trade corn tumbled to a 10- month low on Tuesday and soybeans fell to a six-week low as rains boosted expectations for bumper U.S. crops, traders said. Corn, soybeans and wheat declined to session lows at midday, with most-active CBOT December corn dropping below its support level from Monday of $3.70 before settling down 7-3/ 4 cents...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 15- Chicago Board of Trade corn and wheat futures dropped more than 1 percent on Tuesday while soybeans fell to a six-week low as rains boosted expectations for bumper U.S. crops, traders said. December corn eased 5-3/ 4 cents to $3.70-1/ 2 per bushel at 10:11 a.m. CDT, near Monday's 10- month low of $3.70. CBOT November soybeans were off 9-3/ 4 cents to...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 14- Environmental group the Sierra Club sued the U.S. Energy Department on Monday in hopes of forcing it to reveal the groups it has consulted in conducting an eagerly awaited study on the electricity grid. The Sierra Club, in the suit filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, said the department had ignored a...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 14- Environmental group the Sierra Club sued the U.S. Energy Department on Monday in hopes of forcing it to reveal the groups it has consulted in conducting an eagerly awaited study on the electricity grid. The Sierra Club, in the suit filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, said the department had ignored a...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 14- Environmental group the Sierra Club sued the U.S. Energy Department on Monday in hopes of forcing it to reveal the groups it has consulted in conducting an eagerly awaited study on the electricity grid. The Sierra Club, in the suit filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, said the department had ignored a...

  • CORALVILLE, Iowa _ KemPharm Inc. on Thursday reported a second-quarter loss of $6.5 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The Coralville, Iowa- based company said it had a loss of 44 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • *USDA expected to cut U.S. corn yield in monthly report. Analysts on average expect the USDA to lower its estimate for U.S. corn production to 166 bushels per acre from 170.7 bpa to reflect the impact of dryness. "The market is looking for the USDA to cut corn supply estimates in tonight's report.

  • *USDA August supply/demand reports due Thursday at 1600 GMT. *Analyst expect USDA to cut U.S. corn, soy yield. *USDA seen reducing U.S. spring wheat production estimate.

  • BISMARCK, N.D.— A North Dakota judge on Wednesday accepted a plea agreement that spares former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein any jail time for protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline nearly a year ago. Judge Gail Hagerty accepted a plea deal in which Stein pleaded guilty to misdemeanor criminal mischief and prosecutors dropped a...

  • PARIS/ SYDNEY, Aug 9- Chicago soybeans edged higher on Wednesday, extending gains into a third consecutive session as traders assessed risks for crops from cool, dry weather. The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board of Trade had risen 0.3 percent to $9.75-3/ 4 a bushel by 1111 GMT, holding close to a near one-week high of $9.79-3/ 4 touched on Tuesday.

  • SYDNEY, Aug 9- U.S. soybeans edged higher on Wednesday, extending gains into a third consecutive session amid forecasts for cool, dry weather in key U.S. growing regions. The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board of Trade had risen 0.1 percent to $9.74-1/ 4 a bushel by 0330 GMT. They firmed 0.4 percent on Tuesday after hitting their highest since Aug. 2 at...

  • SYDNEY, Aug 9- U.S. soybean prices inched higher on Wednesday, extending gains into a third session as fears over dry weather across key U.S. growing regions kept prices near one-week highs. *The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board of Trade had risen 0.2 percent to $9.74-3/ 4 a bushel by 0109 GMT. However, ratings declined in Illinois and Iowa, the top two U.S....

  • As of 1:01 p.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade November soybean futures were up 4-1/ 2 cents at $9.74-1/ 4 per bushel. December corn was down 2-1/ 4 cents at $3.84-1/ 2 a bushel and September wheat was down 7-1/ 2 cents at $4.56 a bushel. However, ratings declined in Illinois and Iowa, the top two U.S. soy states.

  • The "alternative relief" that Standing Rock Sioux attorney Jan Hasselmen "reluctantly" proposed in court documents filed Monday includes increased public reporting of pipeline issues such as repairs, and implementation of a spill response plan— including equipment staging— at the Lake Oahe reservoir on the Missouri River, from which the tribe draws its water.

  • DES MOINES, Iowa _ EMC Insurance Group Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $5.5 million. EMC Insurance Group expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.35 to $1.55 per share. EMC Insurance Group shares have dropped almost 8 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Chicago Board of Trade December corn futures settled up 5-3/ 4 cents at $3.86-3/ 4 per bushel. November soybeans ended up 13 cents at $9.69-3/ 4 a bushel, and CBOT September wheat rose 8-3/ 4 cents at $4.63-1/ 2 a bushel. It's more in advance of the crop report than anything particular in the weather, although weather forecasts are a little bit dry, "said Terry Linn of Linn&...