Financial Markets

Local Markets 8-6

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, 5.50 Winter wheat, 3.29 Soybeans, 8.71 Corn, 2.76 NuSun sunflowers, ...

Energy companies lead modest rebound for US stock market

Energy companies led U.S. stocks to modest gains Wednesday as the market recouped some of its hefty losses from the day before. Big retailers and health care companies also helped lift the market, which was coming off its worst day in almost three weeks. Utilities and phone companies were the ...

Local Markets 9-5

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, 5.34 Winter wheat, 3.25 Soybeans, 8.69 Corn, 2.74 NuSun sunflowers, ...

Banks, technology companies lead US stocks lower

Escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula rattled nerves on Wall Street Tuesday, leading to the stock market's worst day in almost three weeks. Bank stocks led the slide as bond yields slumped. Technology stocks, the biggest gainers this year, also pulled the market lower. Energy companies ...

Local News 9-1

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, 5.37 Winter wheat, 3.19 Soybeans, 8.50 Corn, 2.70 NuSun sunflowers, ...

US stocks rise as investors cheer August jobs report

NEW YORK (AP) — Not great, but good enough: U.S. stocks rose Friday as investors viewed a relatively weak jobs report for August as likely to help keep interest rates low. Banks, energy companies and automakers led the way. The Labor Department said U.S. employers added 156,000 jobs in ...

Local Markets 8-30

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, 5.61 Winter wheat, 2.80 Soybeans, 8.33 Corn, 2.45 NuSun sunflowers, 15.15 Canola, ...

Local Markets 8-31

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, 5.46 Winter wheat, 2.89 Soybeans, 8.45 Corn, 2.57 NuSun sunflowers, 15.20 Canola, ...

US stocks jump after report of stronger consumer spending

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose again Thursday as investors were pleased with a report that showed spending by U.S. consumers grew in July, along with wages and salaries. Health care and technology companies lead the way and the Nasdaq composite closed at a record high. The Commerce ...

Stocks climb as stronger economic growth cheers investors

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks climbed Wednesday as investors cheered a report of stronger economic growth. Technology companies, retailers and travel providers all made solid gains. The Commerce Department raised its estimate for economic growth and said the U.S. gross domestic product grew ...

Local Markets 8-29

Click HERE for NYSE markets online (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, 2.77 Soybeans, 8.37 Corn, 2.19 NuSun sunflowers, 15.15 Canola, ...

Tech and industrial companies lead stocks back from losses

NEW YORK (AP) — North Korea's latest missile launch jolted the U.S. stock market Tuesday, but major indexes pulled back from those early losses and mostly finished higher as the weakening dollar gave technology and industrial companies a boost. Investors bought bonds, which are traditionally ...

Local Markets 8-28

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, 5.69 Winter wheat, 2.77 Soybeans, 8.41 Corn, 2.21 NuSun sunflowers, 15.25 Canola, ...

Stocks decline as storm pressures insurers and oil companies

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slipping Monday as insurance companies and oil drillers are falling while Tropical Storm Harvey continues to dump rain on the Texas Gulf Coast. The price of crude oil is tumbling and gas prices are rising. Health care companies are rising after hepatitis C and ...

Local Markets 8-25

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, 5.66 Milling durum, 6.50 Flax, 9.00 Oats, 1.71 NuSun sunflowers, 15.30 Canola, 16.90 Corn, ...

Stocks climb; S&P 500 breaks two-week losing streak

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose on Friday, and the Standard & Poor's 500 index cruised to its first winning week in the last three. It was a relatively quiet week, with fewer shares trading hands than usual, and one where the most anticipated event was a pair of speeches expected to ...

Local Markets 8-24

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 in Minot. Spring wheat, 5.66 Milling durum, 7.00 Flax, 9.00 Oats, 1.69 NuSun sunflowers, 15.40 Canola, ...

Up, down, back again: Stocks dip after meandering again

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes ticked lower on Thursday, but only after a circuitous ride that saw them flip multiple times between small gains and losses. It's the latest meandering course for a market that's been pushed in many directions the last few weeks. Food companies struggled ...

Local Markets 8-23

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 in Minot. Spring wheat, 5.54 Milling durum, 7.00 Flax, 9.00 Oats, 1.68 NuSun sunflowers, 15.45 Canola, ...

US stock indexes sag as a two-day rally peters out

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks retreated on Wednesday and gave back some of their gains from a day earlier, when the Standard & Poor's 500 index had one of its best days of the year. Advertising companies and retailers had some of the steepest drops on worries about their earnings, while prices ...