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  • 'Don't smoke the Kool-Aid,' analyst says in sober note on the cannabis sector

    MKM analyst Bill Kirk slaps sell ratings on Curaleaf (CURLF) and Aurora Cannabis (ACB), but says Acreage Holdings (ACRGF) and Hexo (HEXO) are a buy. MKM Partners initiated coverage of five Canadian cannabis companies and two U.S. multi-state operators on Friday with a cautious outlook, arguing that the current business model of cultivation will become commoditized and make it difficult for companies to build strong brands. In a note entitled, "Don't Smoke the Kool-Aid," analyst Bill Kirk, an executive...

  • GRAIN HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

    Grain Traders Building Short Position in Corn-- Market Talk. 16:30 ET- Managed money traders are building a short position in corn, while closing out short positions in soybeans, according to the CFTCs' latest commitment of traders data. Managed money opened up 21,295 short contracts in corn, according to the Friday report.

  • LIVESTOCK HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

    McDonald's Boosts Dividend, Adding to Its Strong Stock Gains-- Barrons.com. McDonald's has added a little extra spice to its strong stock performance with an 8% dividend increase. The company's board declared a quarterly dividend of $1.25 a share, up from $1.16.

  • USDA Weekly By-Product Value Hog Report - Sep 20

    NW_LS446 Des Moines, IA Fri, Sep 20, 2019 USDA Market News WEEKLY USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE The offal value from a typical slaughter hog for the week ended 9/ 20/ 2019 was estimated at 3.53 per cwt live, down -0.02 when compared to last week. CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE- Lbs Price Change Value Prv/Wk Cheek meat, trimmed 0.28 72.00- 0.20 Chitterlings 1.26 42.00- 0.53 Ears, edible export 0.19 150.00- 0.29 Tongues, grn, bnls, sml bx 0.18 64.00- 0.12 Hearts, slashed, domestic 0.28 58.00- 0.16...

  • USDA Chicago Terminal Grain - Sep 20

    GX_GR110 Springfield, IL Fri, Sep 20, 2019 USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News Chicago Terminal Grain Report To Arrive Truck and Rail Bids for Grain Delivered to Chicago. The following quotations represent Bids from Terminal Elevators, Processors, Mills, and Merchandisers after 1:30 p.m. today. Grain Bids Delivery Change Basis Change SRW Wheat 4.6625-4.9425 30 Days DN 3.75 -18 Z to 10 Z UNCH Soybeans 8.5275-8.6275 Spot DN 10.25 -30 X to -20 X UNCH Soybeans 8.5275-8.6275 15-30 Days DN...

  • India rains to be above average for first time in 6 years - officials

    India is likely to receive above-average monsoon rains in 2019 for the first time in six years as seasonal rainfall continues longer than expected, two senior weather department officials told Reuters, in a boon for the country's cooling economy.

  • China Shanghai Rubber Futures Closing Prices, Volume

    Friday, September 20 2019 Natural Rubber Turnover: 370,212 lots Open High Low Settle Prev. Change Vol Open Settle Interest Oct-19 11,030 11,090 10,970 11,000 11,100 -100 32 92 Nov-19 11,065 11,075 10,930 10,990 11,110 -120 2,796 12,466 Jan-20 11,815 11,875 11,725 11,800 11,900 -100 331,604 351,110 Mar-20 11,955 11,955 11,955 11,955 12,020 -65 2 46 Apr-20--- 12,110 12,110 0 0 78 May-20 11,960 12,035 11,900 11,960 12,075 -115 35,264 82,974 Jun-20--- 12,205 12,205 0 0 58 Jul-20 12,085...

  • Letter detailing civilian presence failed to prevent deadly Afghan drone strike

    Twelve days ahead of the pine-nut harvest season, the governor of Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province received a letter from village elders in the Wazir Tangi area about their plans to recruit 200 laborers and children to pluck the dry fruit.

  • North Korea faces lowest crop harvest in five years, widespread food shortages: U.N.

    North Korea's crop production this year is expected to drop to its lowest level in five years, bringing serious shortages for 40% of the population, as a dry spell and poor irrigation hit an economy already reeling from sanctions over its weapons programs, the United Nations said on Thursday.

  • News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day

    Fed Will Weigh Resuming Balance Sheet Growth at October Meeting. The central bank will study whether to increase its holdings of Treasury securities carefully before approving any action at its Oct. 29-30 meeting. U.S.-Mexico Tomato Deal Draws Concerns From Retailers, Importers.

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