Financial Markets

Local Markets 7-12

Click HERE for NYSE markets online 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, 6.98 Winter wheat, 4.14 Soybeans, 8.91 Corn, 2.71 NuSun sunflowers, ...

Local Markets 7-13

Click HERE for NYSE markets online 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, 6.65 Winter wheat, 3.86 Soybeans, 8.46 Corn, 2.55 NuSun sunflowers, ...

Banks, tech lead US stocks to modest gains, new Dow record

Banks and technology companies led U.S. stocks to modest gains Thursday, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average to its second record close in two days. Big retail chains and other consumer-focused stocks were among the gainers. Energy companies rose as the price of crude oil increased. ...

Tech firms lead broad gains for US stocks; new high for Dow

Technology companies led U.S. stocks higher Wednesday in a broad rally that helped nudge the Dow Jones industrial average to a new high. In remarks before Congress, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen raised the possibility that the central bank would consider slowing the pace of its interest ...

Local Markets 7-11

Click HERE for NYSE markets online 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, 7.12 Winter wheat, 4.28 Soybeans, 8.99 Corn, 2.87 NuSun sunflowers, ...

Energy companies lead US stock indexes mostly higher

Another day of listless trading on Wall Street ended Tuesday with the major stock indexes closing out having shifted marginally from the day before. Gains in energy and technology companies were canceled out by losses among banks, phone companies and other sectors. A rebound in crude oil ...

Local Markets 7-10

Click HERE for NYSE markets online 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, 7.12 Winter wheat, 4.27 Soybeans, 8.94 Corn, 2.87 NuSun sunflowers, 14.85 Canola, ...

Local Markets 7-7

Click HERE for NYSE markets online 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, 6.82 Milling durum, not available Flax, 8.10 Oats, 2.13 NuSun sunflowers, ...

Local Markets 7-6

Click HERE for NYSE markets online 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, 6.84 Winter wheat, 4.17 Soybeans, 8.56 Corn, 2.76 NuSun sunflowers, 14.50 Canola, ...

Traders Michael Milano, right, and Kevin Lodewick work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, July 6, 2017. Retailers and technology stocks are leading U.S. indexes lower in early trading on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stocks skid on worries about slower hiring and growth

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks took their biggest loss in more than six weeks Thursday as investors reacted to mounting evidence that hiring has slowed down. Energy and health care companies fell sharply, and so did retailers. Stocks slumped after ADP, a payroll processing company, said ...

Local Markets 7-5

Click HERE for NYSE markets online 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, 7.35 Winter wheat, 4.40 Soybeans, 8.52 Corn, 2.77 NuSun sunflowers, 14.55 Canola, ...

Stocks held back by slumps for energy, auto parts companies

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes were mixed Wednesday as energy companies skidded along with oil prices, but technology stocks rose and reversed a portion of their recent losses. After O'Reilly Automotive reported weak sales growth in the second quarter, the three biggest losers on the ...

Local Markets 7-3

Click HERE for NYSE markets online 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, 7.31 Winter wheat, 4.30 Soybeans, 8.40 Corn, 2.74 NuSun sunflowers, ...

Gains for energy companies and banks boost stock indexes

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose Monday as banks continued to climb along with interest rates, and energy companies rallied again with oil prices. Better-than-expected auto sales and a strong report on U.S. factories also boosted stocks. Energy companies made large gains in Monday's ...

Local Markets 6-30

Click HERE for NYSE markets online 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, 6.87 Winter wheat, 4.00 Soybeans, 8.17 Corn, 2.66 NuSun sunflowers, ...

Industrial companies lead US stock indexes mostly higher

Wall Street closed out the final day of the second quarter with slight gains after a broad rally faded in the last few minutes of trading Friday. The Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor's 500 index eked out tiny gains, while the Nasdaq composite closed essentially ...

Local Markets 6-29

Click HERE for NYSE markets online Cashgrains (Thursday’s Quotations) These quotations are averages based on Minneapolis cash prices of the day by CHS SunPrairie elevator in Minot. Spring wheat, 6.55 Winter wheat, 3.70 Soybeans, 7.81 Corn, 2.55 NuSun sunflowers, 13.65 Canola, ...

Trader Robert Arciero works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, June 29, 2017. U.S. stock indexes moved lower in early trading Thursday, giving up some of their gains from the day before. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Steep slide in tech companies pulls US stocks lower

A steep slide in technology companies pulled U.S. stocks lower Thursday, erasing gains from the previous day. Investors also sold big-dividend stocks as bond yields rose. Banks and energy stocks bucked the broader market decline. Crude oil prices closed higher for the sixth straight ...

Local Markets 6-28

Click HERE for NYSE markets online 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, 6.23 Winter wheat, 3.50 Soybeans, 7.89 Corn, 2.51 NuSun sunflowers, 13.65 Canola, ...

FILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are rising, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, as continued gains in bond yields and interest rates give banks and financial companies another lift. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

US stock market makes biggest gain in 2 months

The U.S. stock market notched its biggest gain in two months Wednesday, bouncing back from losses a day earlier. Banks and other financial companies led the rally as investors bet on interest rates climbing further. Banks can make more money on lending when rates move higher. Technology ...