Financial Markets

Local Markets 11-16

Local Cash Grain (Tuesday’s Quotations) These quotations are averages based on Minneapolis cash prices of the day by CHS SunPrairie in Minot. Spring wheat, 5.65 Winter wheat, 2.97 Soybeans, 8.52 Corn, 2.52 NuSun sunflowers, 15.30 Canola, 16.95 Durum, 6.25 Barley Malt, ...

Local Markets 11-17

Local Cash Grain (Friday’s Quotations) These quotations are averages based on Minneapolis cash prices of the day by CHS SunPrairie in Minot. Spring wheat, 5.70 Winter wheat, 3.02 Soybeans, 8.71 Corn, 2.58 NuSun sunflowers, 15.30 Canola, 17.00 Durum, 6.25 Barley Malt, 2.20 Feed, ...

Retailers rise again, but tech leads other US stocks lower

NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers and smaller U.S. companies jumped again Friday as they continued to report strong third-quarter results, but technology companies and other big U.S. corporations couldn't add to the previous day's gains. A slew of retailers including discount chain Ross Stores, ...

Strong earnings from Wal-Mart, Cisco drive US stocks higher

U.S. stocks closed sharply higher Thursday, snapping a two-day losing streak. Investors cheered strong quarterly earnings from Wal-Mart Stores, Cisco Systems and other companies. Technology stocks accounted for much of the market's gains, which helped lift the Nasdaq composite to its first ...

Local Markets 11-14

Local Cash Grain (Tuesday’s Quotations) These quotations are averages based on Minneapolis cash prices of the day by CHS SunPrairie in Minot. Spring wheat, 5.64 Winter wheat, 3.08 Soybeans, 8.48 Corn, 2.53 NuSun sunflowers, 15.30 Canola, 16.85 Durum, 6.25 Barley Malt, ...

Energy leads modest slide in US stocks as oil prices fall

Energy companies led U.S. stocks modestly lower Tuesday, erasing the small gains the market made a day earlier. The biggest drop in crude oil prices since October weighed on oil producers and other energy stocks. Disappointing results or outlooks from retailers and other companies also ...

Local Markets 11-9

Local Cash Grain (Thursday’s Quotations) These quotations are averages based on Minneapolis cash prices of the day by CHS SunPrairie elevator in Minot. Spring wheat, 5.79 Winter wheat, 3.09 Soybeans, 8.65 Corn, 2.57 NuSun sunflowers, 15.15 Canola, 17.15 Durum, 6.25 Barley Malt, ...

Industrial and tech stocks fall on potential tax cut delay

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks skidded Thursday after Senate Republicans surprised Wall Street by proposing a delay in cutting corporate taxes. Industrial and technology companies fell the most, but stocks regained some of their losses before the closing bell. Senate Republicans introduced a ...

Local Markets 11-7

Local Cash Grain (Tuesday’s Quotations) These quotations are averages based on Minneapolis cash prices of the day by CHS SunPrairie elevator in Minot. Spring wheat, 5.65 Winter wheat, 3.07 Soybeans, 8.71 Corn, 2.63 NuSun sunflowers, 15.15 Canola, 17.05 Durum, ...

Losses for banks and smaller companies take US stocks lower

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks slipped Tuesday as smaller companies and banks took their worst losses in a few months. With stock indexes near record highs, investors moved some money into big-dividend stocks like real estate companies. Banks and other financial companies have been climbing ...

Local Markets 11-2

Local Cash Grain (Thursday’s Quotations) These quotations are averages based on Minneapolis cash prices of the day by CHS SunPrairie elevator in Minot. Spring wheat, 5.48 Winter wheat, 3.06 Soybeans, 8.74 Corn, 2.66 NuSun sunflowers, 15.05 Canola, 17.05 Durum, ...

US stocks end mixed on tax proposals and shaky forecasts

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks finished mixed on Thursday as investors pored over House Republican's tax proposals and President Donald Trump picked Fed Governor Jerome "Jay" Powell to lead the Federal Reserve. Weak results from consumer and health care companies pulled those parts of the market ...

Local Markets 11-1

Local Cash Grain (Wednesday’s Quotations) These quotations are averages based on Minneapolis cash prices of the day by CHS SunPrairie elevator in Minot. Spring wheat, 5.34 Winter wheat, 2.96 Soybeans, 8.66 NuSun sunflowers, 15.05 Canola, 16.95 Barley Malt, 2.20 Feed, ...

S&P 500 inches closer to record as global stocks rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Rising energy stocks helped nudge the Standard & Poor's 500 close to its record high, but drops for smaller stocks left U.S. indexes mixed on Wednesday. Markets around the world were broadly higher as investors got more evidence that the global economy is strengthening ...

Local Markets 10-31

Local Cash Grain (Tuesday’s Quotations) These quotations are averages based on Minneapolis cash prices of the day by CHS SunPrairie elevator in Minot. Spring wheat, 5.33 Winter wheat, 2.97 Soybeans, 8.60 Corn, 2.61 NuSun sunflowers, 14.95 Canola, 16.65 Durum, ...

Stocks rise: S&P 500 closes seventh straight month of gains

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks inched ahead on Tuesday after the makers of Kellogg's cereal and Oreo cookies joined the parade of companies reporting stronger-than-expected profits. The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 2.43 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,575.26, the latest tick higher in ...

Local Markets 10-30

Local Cash Grain (Monday’s Quotations) These quotations are averages based on Minneapolis cash prices of the day by CHS SunPrairie elevator in Minot. Spring wheat, 5.39 Winter wheat, 3.02 Soybeans, 8.60 Corn, 2.64 NuSun sunflowers, 14.95 Canola, 16.65 Durum, ...

Stocks around the world take a pause ahead of frenetic week

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks retreated from their record highs on Monday, ahead of a frenetic week for markets. Investors are waiting to learn who the next head of the Federal Reserve will be, what several of the world's biggest central banks will decide on interest rates, and whether Apple and ...

Local Markets 10-27

Local Cash Grain (Friday’s Quotations) These quotations are averages based on Minneapolis cash prices of the day by CHS SunPrairie elevator in Minot. Spring wheat, 5.37 Winter wheat, 3.05 Soybeans, 8.62 Corn, 2.64 NuSun sunflowers, 14.95 Canola, 16.65 Durum, ...

Banks and tech companies help stocks higher; drugmakers dive

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose Thursday as gains for technology companies and banks helped the market recover some of its losses from earlier in the week. However drugmakers and distributors tumbled. The European Central Bank said Thursday it will begin gradually reducing the bond ...