Financial Markets

Local Markets 10-20

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, 5.21 Winter wheat, 3.03 Soybeans, 8.69 Corn, 2.60 NuSun sunflowers, 14.70 Canola, 16.70 Durum, ...

US stocks end higher; S&P 500, Dow on 6-week winning streak

Wall Street capped a week with no shortage of milestones with a few more Friday. U.S. stocks closed modestly higher, lifting the Standard & Poor's 500 index to its fifth record close in a row. The Dow Jones industrial average, which crossed past the 23,000 mark for the first time on ...

Local Markets 10-17

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, 5.21 Winter wheat, 3.13 Soybeans, 8.75 Corn, 2.65 NuSun sunflowers, 14.70 Canola, 16.70 Durum, ...

US stock indexes close mostly higher; new highs for Dow, S&P

Gains by health care companies led U.S. stock indexes mostly higher Tuesday, pushing the market further into record territory. The Dow Jones industrial average briefly climbed above the 23,000 mark for the first time, settling just below the milestone. Slight gains nudged the Dow and Standard ...

Local Markets 0-16

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, 5.20 Winter wheat, 3.14 Soybeans, 8.81 Corn, 2.66 NuSun sunflowers, 14.70 Canola, 16.40 Durum, ...

US stock indexes post slight gains, extending winning streak

U.S. stocks posted modest gains Monday, extending a record-setting run into a sixth straight week. Financial and technology companies notched some of the biggest gains. Energy stocks also rose as crude oil prices closed higher. Health care companies declined the most. Bond prices fell. The ...

Gains for tech help US stocks higher, but insurers skid

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks finished mostly higher Friday to wrap up a subdued week, and technology companies did most of the heavy lifting. Investors were also pleased to see that shoppers spent more money in September. Printer and PC maker HP sent technology companies higher after ...

Local Markets 10-13

(Friday’s Quotations) These quotations are averages based on Minneapolis cash prices of the day by CHS SunPrairie in Minot. Spring wheat, $5.25 Milling durum, $6.50 Flax, $9.25 Oats, $1.97 NuSun sunflowers, $14.70 Canola, $16.40 Corn, $2.68 Peas, $7.35 Soybeans, ...

Local Markets 10-12

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, 5.21 Winter wheat, 3.06 Soybeans, 8.82 Corn, 2.64 NuSun sunflowers, 14.50 Canola, 16.40 Durum, 6.50 Barley Malt, ...

Media and retail losses pull stock indexes away from highs

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes retreated from their record highs Thursday as retailers and media companies declined and investors shrugged at quarterly reports from a few big banks. Clothing companies and other retailers fell after women's clothing company J. Jill slashed its ...

Local Markets 10-11

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, 5.29 Winter wheat, 3.08 Soybeans, 8.60 Corn, 2.61 NuSun sunflowers, 14.50 Canola, 16.40 Durum, ...

Tech and health care stocks take indexes back to records

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes drifted back to record highs Wednesday as investors got ready for another round of corporate reports to begin. Technology, health care and household goods companies all rose. Technology companies like PayPal, Visa, and Google's parent company Alphabet made ...

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 ...