Financial Markets

Local Markets 10-6

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, 5.34 Winter wheat, 3.17 Soybeans, 8.67 Corn, 2.65 NuSun sunflowers, 14.50 Canola, 16.40 Durum, ...

Stocks fade from records; S&P 500 breaks winning streak

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks faded a bit from their record highs on Friday after telecom and energy stocks sank. The loss for the Standard & Poor's 500 index was small, but it was the first in nearly two weeks. Much of the day's action was centered on the government's jobs report, which ...

Local Markets 10-5

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, 5.26 Winter wheat, 3.14 Soybeans, 8.63 Corn, 2.65 NuSun sunflowers, 14.50 Canola, 16.40 Durum, ...

Stocks rise; S&P 500 matches longest winning run in 4 years

NEW YORK (AP) — The last time the stock market had this long a winning streak, Twitter shares weren't even a part of it yet. Yet another gain for stocks on Thursday sent the Standard & Poor's 500 index higher for an eighth straight day, its longest winning streak since July 2013, which ...

Local Markets 10-4

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, 5.20 Winter wheat, 3.16 Soybeans, 8.53 Corn, 2.63 NuSun sunflowers, 14.45 Canola, 16.45 Durum, ...

Wavering stocks inch a bit further into record heights

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks inched a bit further into record territory Wednesday after teeter-tottering through the day. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose by just a sliver, but it was enough for a seventh straight gain. The S&P 500 climbed 3.16 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,537.74 ...

Local Markets 10-3

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, 5.22 Winter wheat, 3.22 Soybeans, 8.50 Corn, 2.65 NuSun sunflowers, 14.45 Canola, 16.45 Durum, 6.50 Barley Malt, ...

Soaring airline stocks help lift Wall Street to new heights

NEW YORK (AP) — Airline and automaker stocks took off on Tuesday and helped U.S. indexes push a bit further into record territory. Trading was again quiet overall, with only modest moves for bond yields, commodities and other markets. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 5.46 points, or ...

Local Markets 10-2

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, 5.22 Winter wheat, 3.19 Soybeans, 8.52 Corn, 2.67 NuSun sunflowers, 14.40 Canola, 16.40 Durum, ...

US stocks climb, led by health care companies and banks

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks set more records Monday as health care companies and banks continued to surge as investors grew more optimistic about the recovery in manufacturers. Stocks got a boost after the Institute for Supply Management said U.S. factory activity hit a 13-year high in ...

Local Markets 9-29

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, 5.24 Winter wheat, 3.23 Soybeans, 8.63 Corn, 2.70 NuSun sunflowers, 14.45 Canola, 16.40 Durum, 6.50 Barley Malt, ...

Technology firms and small companies lead US stocks higher

NEW YORK (AP) — Large technology and health care companies and smaller U.S.-focused firms rose again Friday as stocks finished the third quarter at record highs. Stocks were mixed at the start of trading, as they had been the day before. But chipmakers and big-name technology companies ...

Small companies make biggest gains as US stocks rise

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks climbed Wednesday as smaller companies soared following a report that showed business investment climbed in August. Investors also hoped stocks will benefit from tax cuts proposed by President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans. The Labor Department said ...

Local Markets 9-27

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, 5.50 Winter wheat, 3.39 Soybeans, 8.61 Corn, 2.69 NuSun sunflowers, 14.50 Canola, 16.40 Durum, ...

Local Markets 9-26

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, 5.46 Winter wheat, 3.32 Soybeans, 8.59 Corn, 2.67 NuSun sunflowers, 14.65 Canola, 16.55 Durum, ...

Tech stocks rise, but US indexes finish little changed

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes finished barely higher Tuesday after a late slump erased most of an early gain. Technology companies recovered some of the losses they took a day earlier, but energy companies and banks slipped. Strong gains for software company Red Hat and recoveries for ...

Local Markets 9-25

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, 5.49 Winter wheat, 3.34 Soybeans, 8.66 Corn, 2.69 NuSun sunflowers, 14.65 Canola, 16.55 Durum, ...

A rare tumble for tech stocks pulls US indexes lower

NEW YORK (AP) — Technology stocks slammed into reverse on Monday, and the losses overshadowed gains in other areas of the market to send broad U.S. indexes lower. Treasury bond prices and gold rose, meanwhile, as investors looked for safer places for their money following the latest ...

Local Markets 9-22

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, 5.35 Winter wheat, 3.30 Soybeans, 8.79 Corn, 2.69 NuSun sunflowers, 14.65 Canola, 16.60 Durum, ...

Energy leads US stocks indexes to a mostly higher finish

A listless day on Wall Street finished with U.S. stocks eking out small gains Friday, as strength in energy, phone and industrial companies offset losses elsewhere. Some health insurers bounced back after Sen. John McCain said he wouldn't support the latest Republican effort to roll back the ...