Global shares were mixed on Wednesday, as some indexes got a boost from overnight gains on Wall Street.
U.S. stock indexes edged mostly lower in early trading Monday as investors sized up the latest company earnings news.
___ Senators reach deal on resuming payments to health insurers WASHINGTON (AP) — Key senators have reached a breakthrough deal on resuming federal payments to health insurers that President Donald Trump has blocked.
Wheat for Dec. was off 3 cents at 4.3650 a bushel; Dec. corn rose 2.25 cents at 3.5050 a bushel; Dec. oats was lost 7.25 cents at $2.6675 bushel; while Nov. soybeans declined 9.25 cents at $9.91 a bushel.
Wall Street opened flat on Tuesday as gains in healthcare stocks were largely offset by losses in financials, with an earnings beat from Goldman Sachs failing to cheer investors.
Oil prices ended little changed on Tuesday, steadying after earlier gains and losses, as expectations of high U.S. production and exports offset concerns that fighting between Iraqi and Kurdish forces could threaten the country's crude output.
A recovery for U.S. banking stocks allied to a 1.5 percent gain for Apple prodded Wall Street's main indexes higher in early afternoon trading on Monday.
Oil prices jumped 1 percent on Monday as Iraqi forces entered the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, taking territory from Kurdish fighters and briefly cutting some crude output from OPEC's second-largest producer.
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A strong forecast from PC and printer maker HP is helping technology companies higher Friday morning as U.S. stock indexes make small gains.
U.S. stocks rose on Friday following upbeat economic data and gains in technology shares, pushing the Dow and the S&P 500 to a fifth straight week of gains.
Grain futures were mixed Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Asian stock markets were subdued on Friday, apart from another strong gain by Japan's benchmark.
Oil prices firmed on Friday as bullish news from strong Chinese oil imports and tensions in the Middle East put Brent on track for a nearly 3 percent weekly gain.
U.S. stocks are slipping in early trading Thursday as retailers and communications and media companies decline.
___ Trump's health care end run reflects frustrations WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated over setbacks in Congress, President Donald Trump wielded his rule-making power Thursday to launch an end run that might get him closer to his goal of repealing and replacing "Obamacare."
Wheat for Dec. was lost 2 cents at 4.3325 a bushel; Dec. corn fell 3.25 cents at 3.46 a bushel; Dec. oats was up 3.25 cents at $2.5275 bushel; while Nov. soybeans was off .75 cent at $9.6550 a bushel.
U.S. stocks edged lower on Thursday as bank shares fell following quarterly results from JPMorgan and Citigroup, while AT&T tumbled 6 percent after it said it lost subscribers in the last quarter.
Asian shares advanced Thursday, taking their cue from the latest record highs on Wall Street.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) will release its first citrus production forecast for Florida’s 2017-2018 Thursday after Hurricane Irma swept the Sunshine State more than a month ago, wiping away a majority of its treasured crop.