Financial Markets

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 ...

Local Markets 6-27

Click HERE for NYSE markets online 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, 6.01 Winter wheat, 3.46 Soybeans, 7.86 Corn, 2.53 NuSun sunflowers, ...

Specialist Anthony Rinaldi works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street, led by declines in phone and technology companies. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Technology companies fall sharply, leading US indexes lower

Technology stocks led a broad slide in U.S. stocks Tuesday after a day of mostly choppy trading. Phone and utilities companies were among the big decliners after a sell-off in bonds sent yields sharply higher. Banks bucked the broader market decline amid heightened expectations of rising ...

Local Markets 6-26

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, 5.84 Winter wheat, 3.42 Soybeans, 7.81 Corn, 2.52 NuSun sunflowers, ...

FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, file photo, a pedestrian walks past the New York Stock Exchange, in lower Manhattan. Technology and consumer-focused companies are leading stocks higher in early trading on Wall Street, Monday, June 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

US stocks mostly higher in afternoon trading; oil recovers

Utilities led U.S. stocks mostly higher in afternoon trading Monday as falling bond yields made high-dividend companies more attractive to income-seeking investors. Financial stocks were also headed higher. Technology companies were down the most, giving up gains from an early rally. KEEPING ...

Local Markets 6-23

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, 5.76 Winter wheat, 3.44 Soybeans, 7.75 Corn, 2.43 NuSun sunflowers, ...

Specialists John Parisi, left, and Charles Boeddinghaus work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, June 23, 2017. U.S. stock indexes inched higher Friday as energy companies clawed back some of their sharp losses from earlier in the week. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

US indexes inch higher as energy stocks claw from the hole

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes nudged higher Friday after energy companies clawed back some of their sharp losses from earlier in the week. After meandering up and down through the day, the Standard & Poor's 500 rose 3.80 points, or 0.2 percent, to end at 2,438.30. The Dow Jones ...

Local Markets 6-22

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, 5.71 Winter wheat, 3.48 Soybeans, 7.74 Corn, 2.48 NuSun sunflowers, ...

Traders Andrew Silverman, left, and James Lamb work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, June 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

US stock indexes hold steady as oil’s dismal week eases

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes held steady Thursday after the price of oil halted its slide, at least for now. Energy stocks fell again, but not by nearly as much as earlier in the week, after crude rose for the first time in four days. Big gains for health care stocks also helped to ...

Local Markets 6-22

Click HERE for NYSE markets online 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, 5.764 Winter wheat, 3.48 Soybeans, 7.89 Corn, 2.54 NuSun sunflowers, 13.50 Canola, ...

Traders Sal Suarino, left, and Patrick Casey work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Stocks are opening slightly higher on Wall Street, led by gains in health care and technology companies. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Energy stocks dive anew, offset tech gains; US indexes mixed

NEW YORK (AP) — Energy stocks dove again on Wednesday as oil dropped to its lowest price since last summer, extending their dismal start to the year. Gains for health care and technology stocks helped hem in losses for broader market indexes. The Standard & Poor's 500 index dipped 1.42 ...