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  1. Rice Seen Extending Decline by UN as Thailand Auctions ReservesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Washington Post

    Rice prices will probably extend losses as Thailand, the top exporter, auctions its record reserves, said the United Nations' Food & Agriculture Organization. Global production and stockpiles will be close to all-time highs in 2014-2015, said David Dawe, a senior FAO economist.

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  2. Russians, Argentines, Cows Are Squeezing U.S. Wheat PriceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Bloomberg

    Wheat farmers in the U.S. can't catch a break. Even after they harvested the smallest crop in three years, prices are plunging because output has surged almost everywhere else in the world.

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  3. Russians, Argentines, Cows Are Squeezing U.S. Wheat: CommoditiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Washington Post

    With ample inventories, buyers including China, Brazil and Nigeria are getting less from the U.S., the largest exporter. Demand, including overseas sales, is the weakest in almost two decades, while a surging dollar makes U.S. grain less appealing than supplies from other countries.

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  4. Asian Futures Pace U.S. Stock Slump After Fed; Kiwi SinksRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Bloomberg

    Asian index futures mirrored declines in U.S. stocks after crude oil slumped below $45 a barrel and the Federal Reserve cited international risks to the American economy. The New Zealand dollar tumbled to an almost four-year low after policy makers signaled a long pause on interest rates.

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  5. Emanuel Assailed by Candidates Who Say His Chicago Favors the RichRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Bloomberg

    Four challengers to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel portrayed the former White House chief of staff as disconnected from the needs of neighborhoods as he focuses on tending the interests of the downtown corporate elite. In the first debate before the Feb. 24 nonpartisan election, the candidates sparred Tuesday over crime, high unemployment in minority neighborhoods and economic development policy that Emanuel's opponents said favors downtown. 1 comment

  6. Thai Junta Unloading Rice Mountain Amid World Glut: CommoditiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Washington Post

    The biggest exporter stockpiled 17.8 million metric tons after former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra spent $27 billion since 2011 buying at above-market prices to aid farmers. The move threatened the nation's credit rating and helped fan months of protests.

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  7. Speed Trading Heavyweight Allston Pulls Out of Stock MarketRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Allston, founded more than a decade ago by futures traders Bob Jordan, Elrick Williams and John Harada, exited the business after deciding to focus on more profitable trading in derivatives markets, according to Dave Lundy, a spokesman for the Chicago-based company. As markets have grown more accustomed to high-frequency strategies, the profit opportunity for such firms has by some accounts shrunk.

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  8. Iowa Ethanol Lobby Starts Its Own 2016 CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Renewable-fuels advocates are promising to spend millions putting ethanol back in the debate for Iowa's first-in-the-nation caucus next year as cheap oil and setbacks in biofuels policy make the additive less central to voters. Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, backed by state corn-grower and renewable-fuels associations and the Washington-based biofuels lobby Growth Energy, on Thursday formed America's Renewable Future, to make the Renewable Fuels Standard an issue in the 2016 race.

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  9. Yen Holds Climb as U.S. Stocks Gyrate; Aussie Bonds Halt AdvanceRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The yen was near a four-week high against the dollar, while futures on Asian stock indexes were mixed after a jump in volatility whipsawed U.S. equities. Australian government bonds retreated.

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  10. Haven Assets Hold Gains on Commodity Rout as Stocks SlideRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Bloomberg

    The yen and gold maintained gains, while Asian index futures declined as sliding commodity prices stoked demand for haven assets and sent U.S. stocks lower. Australian government bonds followed an advance in Treasuries.

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  11. Soybeans Tumble Most Since June as USDA Forecasts Rising SupplyRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Soybean futures tumbled the most in six months after the government said inventories expanded in the U.S., the world's biggest grower. Domestic stockpiles on Dec. 1 reached 2.524 billion bushels, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said today.

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  12. Soybeans Drop Most Since November as USDA Sees Bigger SuppliesRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Soybean prices fell the most since November after the government said inventories expanded in the U.S., the world's biggest grower. Domestic stockpiles on Dec. 1 reached 2.524 billion bushels, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said today.

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  13. S&P 500 Erases Loss for Year as U.S. Stocks Rally for Second DayRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The Standard & Poor's 500 Index rallied a second day, wiping out its losses for the year, on speculation central banks will support growth even as the American economy shows signs of strength. The S&P 500 added 1.8 percent to 2,062.14 at 4 p.m. in New York, after rallying 1.2 percent yesterday to halt a five-day selloff.

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  14. Shake Shack Files for IPO That Could Value It at $1 BillionRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Shake Shack Inc. is going public and may be worth as much as $1 billion -- not bad considering New York restaurateur Danny Meyer started the joint as a public service. Founded more than a decade ago to help support the restoration of Manhattan 's Madison Square Park, Shake Shack was an instant success, drawing long lines of urbanites attracted by Meyer's modern spin on a roadside burger stand.

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  15. Ruble Crisis Ripples Through Wheat as Bulls Advance: CommoditiesRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Washington Post

    As Russia's currency extended a plunge to a record low against the dollar last week, the nation slowed grain shipments to preserve stockpiles and keep domestic prices in check. Russia is the fourth-largest exporter and the measures spurred hedge funds to triple their bets on higher prices.

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  16. Ruble Crisis Ripples Through Wheat as Bulls Advance: CommoditiesRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Washington Post

    As Russia's currency extended a plunge to a record low against the dollar last week, the nation slowed grain shipments to preserve stockpiles and keep domestic prices in check. Russia is the fourth-largest exporter and the measures spurred hedge funds to triple their bets on higher prices.

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  17. Wheat Falls Most Since July as Europe Supply Offsets Russia LossRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Wheat declined the most in five months on speculation that U.S. shippers probably won't benefit as exports slow from Russia. A weakening ruble is boosting food prices prices in Russia and prompting the nation to slow grain shipments from the world's fourth-biggest supplier.

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  18. Wheat Declines From Seven-Month High as Russian Supply AssessedRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Wheat declined from a seven-month high on speculation that U.S. grain remains too expensive for shippers to benefit from a potential drop in exports from Russia. Futures climbed 4.9 percent this week amid speculation that rising food prices in Russia would prompt the world's fourth- biggest exporter to restrict grain sales.

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  19. Wheat Prices Jump to Highest Since May as Russia Slows ShipmentsRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | The Washington Post

    As the ruble's collapse increases domestic costs for bread, Russia is taking steps to stem its grain shipments and sending wheat prices in Chicago to the highest since May. The nation is slowing down shipments by denying certificates that grain sellers and buyers need after sanitary inspections, a grain-export lobby said yesterday. The country's "main goal is to replenish the domestic market," Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich's spokeswoman, Aliya Samigullina, said by phone from Moscow today.

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  20. Wheat Climbs to Highest in Almost Seven Months on Russia ConcernRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Wheat rose to the highest since at least May in Chicago and Paris on concern supplies from Russia will be restricted amid moves by the government to slow shipments. Russia, the fourth-biggest wheat exporter, is denying certificates of sanitary inspections required by grain buyers and sellers, a grain-export lobby said yesterday.

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