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Amazon made positive free cash flow in Q2 and could have another positive quarter. AMZN stock has been weak lately with high put option premiums - making them ideal to short for income. (full story)
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The S&P 500 Index ($SPX ) (SPY ) today is down -0.14%, the Dow Jones Industrials Index ($DOWI ) (DIA ) is down -0.38%, and the Nasdaq 100 Index ($IUXX ) (QQQ ) is down -0.17%. Stocks this morning are moderately lower, with the S&P 500 falling to a 3-1/2... (full story)
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LAHAINA, Hawaii – For the first time since deadly wildfires raged across Maui in August, some residents of Lahaina will be allowed to return to their homes to see what’s left after Hawaii experienced the deadliest U.S. wildfire in more than 100 years. At least 97 people were killed, and... (full story)


WA_GR105 Washington, DC Mon Sept 25, 2023 USDA Market News Barge Grain Data (thousand tons) Week 38 Date Ending: 9/23/2023 LOCK Corn Wheat Soybeans Other Total MISS 15 5 0 0 0 5 MISS 25 13 0 12 0 25 MISS 26 19 0 28 0 47 MISS... (full story)


WA_GR101 Washington, DC Mon Sep 25, 2023 USDA Market News *CORRECTIONS AT BOTTOM OF REPORT ARE INCLUDED IN CURRENT MARKET YEAR TO DATE* COUNTRY OF DESTINATION IS REPORTED AS KNOWN AT THE TIME OF EXPORTATION. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS REPORT REFLECTS EXPORTED GRAIN INSPECTED AND... (full story)


AJ_PY034 Atlanta, GA Mon. Sep 25, 2023 USDA Market News Daily 5-Day Weighted Average Trailer Load Egg... (full story)


AJ_PY029 Atlanta, GA Mon. Sep 25, 2023 USDA Market News Daily Weighted Average Trailer Load Egg Sales ... (full story)


Shares of Pfizer and Citigroup are languishing near their 52-week lows. However, both stocks offer dividend yields in excess of 5%, and investors might want to buy these two undervalued income plays at current levels. (full story)
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LM_CT155 St. Joseph, MO Mon Sep 25, 2023 USDA Market News Service NATIONAL WEEKLY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - PREMIUMS AND DISCOUNTS For Week of: 9/25/2023 Value Adjustments Range Simple Avg. Change Quality: Prime ... (full story)


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NW_LS452 St. Joseph, MO Mon Sep 25, 2023 USDA Market News USDA CARLOT VEAL CARCASS REPORT - Northeast and North Central Basis Compared to last week: The special fed veal carcass market was steady on comparable sales of veal calves. Demand was light to moderate on light to... (full story)


NW_LS196 Des Moines, Iowa Mon Sep 25, 2023 USDA Market News USDA NATIONAL STEER & HEIFER ESTIMATED GRADING PERCENT REPORT For Week Ending: 9/16/2023 National, Regional, and State Breakdown of Official USDA Quality Grades. Percentages derived from each... (full story)


Across the Corn Belt, seasonably cool weather and spotty showers cover the far upper Midwest—including Minnesota and the eastern Dakotas—where Monday’s high temperatures will remain below 70°F.  In contrast, warm, dry weather across the southern Corn Belt favors fieldwork, including early-season winter wheat planting and corn and soybean harvesting.  On... (full story)


Metals Minute with Phil Streible (full story)


COLUMBIA, SC Monday, September 25, 2023 South Carolina State Farmers Market - Prices to Growers Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal State Market News Office Columbia, SC CA_FV001 Columbia Farmers Market - Wholesale prices paid to Growers until 9:00 a.m.... (full story)


As farmers plan fertilizer applications for this fall or in the spring, Corteva Agriscience nutrient maximizer strategic account manager Ty Stender says there are many factors to consider. He tells Brownfield timing will be important, and so will choosing the right nitrogen stabilizer. ... (full story)


Looking ahead, the 6- to 10-day outlook calls for the likelihood of above-normal temperatures in much of the central and eastern U.S., while cooler-than-normal conditions will prevail in the West.  Meanwhile, below-normal rainfall in most areas from the middle and lower Mississippi Valley to the Atlantic Coast should contrast with... (full story)