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  1. Australian Wheat Exports Seen at 5-Year Low as Output DropsRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Wheat shipments from Australia will probably drop to the lowest in five years as dry weather curbs supplies in the world's fourth-biggest exporter, according to a government forecaster, which cut its outlook 6.1 percent. Exports in the year started July 1 may total 16.99 million metric tons, from 18.1 million tons forecast in September and last year's total of 18.3 million, the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences said in a quarterly report today.

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  2. Oil Tumbles to 5-Year LowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Trading Advantage Senior Market Strategist Scott Bauer and Bloomberg's Greg Bender examine oil trades at a five-year low in "On the Markets." They speak with Bloomberg's Olivia Sterns on "In The Loop."

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  3. Oil at 5-Year Low Amid Concern Funds May Resume SellingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Trading Advantage Senior Market Strategist Scott Bauer and Bloomberg's Greg Bender examine oil trades at a five-year low in "On the Markets." They speak with Bloomberg's Olivia Sterns on "In The Loop."

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  4. Asian Futures Rise With U.S. Stocks as Dollar Holds GainsRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Asian index futures rose with U.S. stocks amid prospects the slump in oil prices will boost spending and economic growth. The dollar held gains versus major peers as precious metals fluctuated.

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  5. Corn Rises as Ethanol Demand Gains, Farmers Hold Back on SellingRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Corn futures rose for a second day in Chicago on demand for the grain to make ethanol as U.S. output of the fuel climbed to an all-time high. Ethanol production advanced 1.2 percent to 982,000 barrels a day in the week ended Nov. 21, the Energy Information Administration said today.

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  6. Wheat Climbs to One-Week High as U.S. Freeze Seen Hurting CropsRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Wheat rose to the highest level in more than a week on speculation freezing conditions in parts of the U.S. will curb winter crops in the world's biggest exporter. The contract for March delivery advanced as much as 0.7 percent to $5.615 a bushel on the Chicago Board of Trade, the highest since Nov. 17, and was at $5.5975 by 2:09 p.m. in Singapore.

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  7. Soybeans Rebound on Signs of Export Demand for Record U.S. CropRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Soybeans advanced for the third time in four sessions on signs of robust demand for supplies from the U.S., the world's top grower. In the week ended Nov. 20, the amount of oilseed inspected for export was 52 percent higher than a year earlier, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said yesterday.

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  8. CME Market Surveillance Found Lacking by Its Chief RegulatorRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | The Washington Post

    CME Group Inc. must improve how it polices trading on some of the biggest exchanges in the world, according to the company's primary regulator. Although CME's markets generally meet their surveillance obligations, shortcomings include taking too long to finish probes, having insufficient investigators and imposing penalties that are too small, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission said yesterday.

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  9. Railroads Sound Alarm Ahead of Chicago Gridlock Redux: FreightRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Commuters wait on a snow-covered platform for an L train in the Wicker Park neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois, on Feb. 5, 2014.

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  10. CME's Market Surveillance Found Lacking by Its Chief RegulatorRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | Bloomberg

    CME Group Inc. 's efforts to police its exchanges, which are some of the biggest in the world, should be improved, according to its primary regulator. Although CME generally meets its surveillance obligations, shortcomings include taking too long to finish probes, having insufficient investigators and imposing penalties that are too small, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission said yesterday.

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  11. Soybeans Drop Amid Outlook for Record U.S. Crop and Brazil RainsRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Soybeans dropped for the first time in three sessions as U.S. farmers finalize harvesting of a record crop and amid expectations that rain in South America will aid planting and emerging crops. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is scheduled to report harvest progress later today, after saying last week farmers had cut 94 percent of the soybean crop as of Nov. 16. The USDA expects farmers to pick a record 14.407 billion bushels of soybeans.

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  12. Soybeans, Wheat Rise on Bets Rate Cuts Will Bolster EconomiesRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Soybean rose the most in a week and wheat advanced on speculation that global interest-rate cuts will spur economic growth and food demand. A measure of global equities advanced to the highest in two months after China trimmed benchmark rates for the first time since July 2012.

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  13. Corn Rises on Increased Exports, Ethanol Production; Wheat GainsRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Corn futures rose for the first time in a week on signs of increasing demand for shipments from the U.S., the world's top exporter. Wheat prices gained on concern that cold weather will trim planted acreage.

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  14. Pigs Are Too Fat for Holiday Hams as Prices Surge: CommoditiesRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Hogs in the U.S. weigh the most ever after farmers fed them longer to make up for losses caused by a virus that killed millions of piglets. While heavier hogs means more pork per animal, their hind legs exceed the size used for producing the 7-pound spiral-cut, half hams that are the most popular for family meals during year-end holidays.

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  15. Corn Slides to One-Week Low as U.S. Farmers Gather Record CropRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Corn declined for a fourth day, extending a selloff to a one-week low as U.S. farmers harvested a record crop. U.S. corn was 89 percent gathered as of Nov. 16, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported this week, beating the 87 percent expected in a survey of analysts.

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  16. Ethanol Credits for 2014 Rise to 3-Month High on BiofuelRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Certificates that track how much ethanol is used in U.S. gasoline jumped to the highest since August as rail congestion and export demand helped lift prices for the biofuel. Corn-based ethanol Renewable Identification Numbers rose 13 percent to 53.5 cents, the highest level since Aug. 7, data compiled by Bloomberg show.

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  17. Corn, Soybeans Decline as Record U.S. Harvest Nears CompletionRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Corn declined the most in two weeks and soybeans dropped amid signs of ample supply as a record harvest advanced in the U.S., the world's biggest grower. Wheat also fell.

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  18. Corn Falls for a 3rd Day as Record U.S. Harvest Nears CompletionRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Corn declined for a third day as a record harvest neared completion in the U.S., the world's biggest grower. Eighty-nine percent of corn in the main U.S. growing areas was harvested as of Nov. 16, ahead of the average pace, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.

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  19. Corn Extends Losses as Harvesting of Record U.S. Crop Picks UpRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Corn declined for a third day to head for the longest retreat since September as U.S. farmers accelerated harvesting of a record crop in the world's biggest grower. Soybeans also dropped.

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  20. Jane Byrne, First Woman Elected Mayor of Chicago, Dies at 81Read the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Jane Byrne, whose blizzard-stoked victory in Chicago 's 1979 mayoral election made her the city's first female mayor and who broke the grip of former Mayor Richard J. Daley's Democratic patronage machine, has died. She was 81. She died yesterday at a hospice in Chicago, her daughter, Kathy Byrne, said, according to the Associated Press.

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