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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. "We've not had a situation like this, where the governor and the mayor are personal friends."Read the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Bloomberg

    With Chicago facing a solvency-threatening pension crisis, Democratic Mayor Rahm Emanuel knows just what he wants from Illinois's newly elected governor: "more money," he says. Emanuel won't have to endure an awkward get-to-know-you session before he asks Bruce Rauner, the first Republican governor elected in 16 years.

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  12. Soybeans Fall as China Slows and Oil's Slide May Weigh on DemandRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Soybeans fell on speculation lower crude oil prices will cut demand for diesel made from vegetable oils, amid signs of slower growth in China as well as expectations for reduced crushing in the U.S. Crude oil is trading near the lowest since September 2010. Blending diesel made from soybean, rapeseed and palm oil into transportation fuel becomes less attractive when crude prices drop relative to vegetable oil.

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  13. Why Valerie Jarrett Isn't Surprised by the Latest Round of AttacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Bloomberg

    This afternoon, Valerie Jarrett, a senior adviser to President Barack Obama, spoke to MSNBC host Joy Reid, but she was really speaking to her critics . "When you break glass ceilings," she said, from a polished green lawn, "you're going to get scraped by a shard or two."

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  14. Soybeans Advance to Three-Month High as U.S. Supplies DelayedRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Soybeans rose for a second day to the highest in three months as U.S. producers face delays getting their crop to markets and on a reduced outlook for production in Brazil. Soybean meal futures rose to a five-month high.

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  15. Yen Near 7-Year Low as Japan Futures Jump While Oil DropsRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Bloomberg

    The yen held near a seven-year low amid speculation over Japanese elections, spurring gains in Nikkei 225 Stock Average futures. Australian stocks fell as U.S. oil declined following a slump in Brent crude.

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  16. Michelin Awards Third Star to Second Chicago Restaurant GraceRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Grace restaurant in Chicago was today awarded a third Michelin star, becoming one of just over 100 in the world to hold the guide's top accolade. Chef Curtis Duffy serves contemporary seasonal tasting menus in his West Loop establishment, Michelin said today in an e-mailed release detailing which Chicago restaurants have been awarded stars.

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  17. Surprise Cut for U.S. Record Corn Crop Sends Price HigherRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Bloomberg's Alan Bjerga reports on the unexpected cut on the USDA's corn supply outlook. He speaks on "Market Makers."

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  18. Wheat Caps Longest Slump in Seven Weeks as U.S. Exports DeclineRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Wheat futures fell, capping the longest slump in seven weeks, as demand sagged for supplies from the U.S., the world's top exporter. Corn prices dropped, and soybeans rebounded.

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  19. Soybeans Rises on U.S. Export Demand, Rail Delays; Corn ClimbsRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Soybean futures rose as shipping delays persisted and export demand increased for supplies from the U.S., the world's top producer. Corn prices advanced, and wheat fell.

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  20. Corn Falls With Soybeans as USDA May Boost U.S. Crop ForecastRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Corn and soybeans resumed declines in Chicago amid speculation that a government report next week will project that record U.S. crops will be even larger than previously expected. U.S. farmers may harvest 14.556 billion bushels of corn, the most ever and larger than an October forecast of 14.475 billion, according to a Bloomberg News survey of analysts before the U.S. Department of Agriculture updates its forecast Nov. 10. The USDA may raise its soybean production estimate to 3.969 billion bushels from 3.927 billion, according to the average analyst estimate.

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